Study for a medical degree in Malta
One of the top medical schools in the UK, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry is offering an MBBS Medicine and a Medicine Foundation programme in Malta for September 2017 entry. Both programmes are taught in English.
Our five-year Medicine MBBS Malta offers you the same curriculum as that taught at the Barts medical school in London.
For those without the qualifications to apply straight to the MBBS, we have a one-year Certificate in Clinical Foundation Studies Malta. The Certificate acts as our medical foundation programme and leads to our five-year Medicine MBBS Malta degree.
Study with one of the best UK medical schools
You will be taught in Malta by staff from Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary University of London’s medical faculty) and local clinicians trained by the School. The Malta programmes have a dedicated teaching building and a state-of-the-art anatomy centre on the Gozo Campus which is next to the Gozo General Hospital. You’ll gain the Barts and The London medicine undergraduate experience while living in the Mediterranean. It’s a great place to study medicine abroad.
Annual tuition fees for both Malta medicine programmes are €35,000 for UK/EU, and international (non-EU) students.
QMUL charges tuition fees annually for its programmes of study. There is an annual increase on an inflationary basis and/or in line with government policy and regulation.
UK General Medical Council
The GMC recognises bodies to award primary medical qualifications and the process has started to quality assure the QMUL Malta Programme and its first undergraduate medicine programme. This takes the form of a year by year review following the first cohort to graduation. Only during the final year of the programme will the GMC be able to confirm the programme meets the GMC standards outlined in Promoting excellence: standards in medical education and training. There can be no guarantee that this will be the outcome of the quality assurance process and the QMUL Malta programme has contingency arrangements in place with the home university programme of QMUL in London, so that students enrolled in the programme who are successfully passing all assessments, will be able to complete their studies and graduate with a GMC recognised medical qualification.
Our problem-based learning (PBL) produces doctors trained in thinking strategies along with subject knowledge which is further enhanced through early clinical placements. The programme places considerable emphasis on developing your expertise in a whole range of practical areas, including clinical, communication, observation, team work and management skills.
If you decide to study with us in Malta, you’ll live and work in a wonderful English speaking, Mediterranean location. From prehistoric temples to world-class scuba diving facilities and watersports, clear blue seas and white sandy beaches, festivals and football, there’s plenty to see and do here. Malta is a welcoming and safe country, full of variety. Living here will be an unforgettable experience.
The programmes will be based on Gozo, one of the three islands that make up the Republic of Malta. Malta has a dazzling history, spanning 7,000 years: the islands have three UNESCO World Heritage sites (including the entire Maltese capital, Valletta). More recently, you might have seen Malta on TV: the islands provide some of the stunning locations for Game of Thrones.
We know student life can be challenging at times and you may need some additional support. We have a wide range of support on every aspect of student life: you’ll have the same level of support as our London students. We’ll help you get the most out of life as an QMUL Malta student and achieve your full potential.
We are one of the best universities to study medicine in the UK. Our programme (the same curriculum you’ll study in Malta) was placed second in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2017 medicine rankings. We were also ranked first in London for student satisfaction in the 2016 National Student Survey for the second year running.
Information for parents
It’s important that you, your parents or guardians feel confident about your degree choices – even more so when it involves studying abroad. We have extensive information to help you make the best decisions for your future, so you can all be confident that you will be well-supported in your studies, enjoy studying medicine overseas – and reach your full potential.
Medicine MBBS Malta - course details
Certificate in Clinical Foundation Studies Malta - course details
For more information about the programmes, please contact the admissions team.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 8478