University of Birmingham and Malta

We have a long tradition of welcoming students from Malta. There are currently 50 students from Malta following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University.

Marco Spiteri

International Heritage Management MA

“Birmingham is one of the foremost universities in the UK and its ratings worldwide are also excellent. Add to the fact that this course is linked with the Ironbridge Institute and to be honest, I had no doubts; it was the right choice for me.”


Entry requirements

The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements. 

Foundation Pathways

For further information visit the Birmingham International Academy website.


Holders of the Advanced Matriculation will be considered with the following grade equivalencies: 
A*AA - AA (Advanced level) + AAA (Intermediate level to exclude Systems of Knowledge) 

Subject specific requirements: 
A* & A - A 
B - B 

NB no overall score given as of 2012 


Holders of a good Bachelors degree from a recognised Higher Education Institution with a minimum grade of 2:1 (Hons) for UK 2:1 equivalency, or 2:2 (Hons) for UK 2:2 equivalency, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.

Holders of a good Bachelors degree from the University of Malta with a minimum grade of 2:1 (Hons), and/or a Masters degree, will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

Applicants who have studied a degree at the University of Malta are exempt from taking an English proficiency test.

English Language

You will be required to provide evidence of your English ability. Please view the entry requirements for specific programme requirements.

Postgraduate applicants who have studied a degree at the University of Malta are exempt from taking an English proficiency test.


Contact Us

Undergraduate enquiries (Bachelors) to:

Erasmus and Study Abroad enquiries to: 

Postgraduate enquiries (Masters and PhDs) to:

British Council

The British Council has offices in many countries throughout the world which are able to provide you with advice about studying in the UK. Most offices also have an education library and internet facilities where you can consult university material. The British Council can also provide advice about funding opportunities.

British Council Malta


Undergraduate and postgraduate EU students (subject to meeting the eligibility criteria) starting their studies in 2018 or 2019 can apply for government loans for the duration of their course.

Find out more about the Tuition Fee Loan for undergraduate study, the Postgraduate Master's Loan for Masters study, and the Postgraduate Doctoral Loan for PhD study on the government website.

For a comprehensive list of all the awards on offer at the University for Home/EU and international students, please consult the undergraduate or postgraduate funding databases.


How to apply

How to apply

Interested in applying? Find out more about how to apply for undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Birmingham by watching our video above!

Course Finder Database

Course Finder Database

Find undergraduate and postgraduate courses by searching the University of Birmingham's course finder database. Here you can find out course modules, as well as contact details for course queries.




View our range of accommodation options for undergraduate and postgraduate students.



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