Students will be prepared for careers in entrepreneurship and/or for working in small or growing businesses. Students will gain a deeper understanding of how to identify and evaluate business opportunities, and how to develop strategies and tactics required to bring those opportunities to fruition. This program provides a unique learning environment for students, where students from varied backgrounds and disciplines are introduced to topics such as branding, marketing, business theory and practice, and business planning and finance at postgraduate level. In addition, students leave the program having cultivated the mindset and abilities to turn ideas into reality and to take calculated risks.
18 months full-time / 36 months part-time
23, Vincenzo Dimech Street, Floriana, Malta
When it comes to assessment methods, we have included quite a variety that will allow learners with different learning styles and abilities to complete the programme successfully. Students will also have to prepare individual, and team reports and presentations, apart from written and multiple-choice examinations. In addition, they will have to prepare a thesis, and submit assignments.
Full-time: 15000 Euro* Scholarship applicable
Part-time: 18000 Euro
Malta Further & Higher Education Authority
Higher Education Programme
The Master of Arts (MA) in Entrepreneurship will be divided over an 18-month period, into 4 semesters and will be structured as follows:
1. Principles of Venture Formation – 8 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
2. Principles of Entrepreneurship – 12 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
1. Principles of Brand Formation – 8 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
2. International Marketing – 8 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
3. Project Management – 12 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
1.Public Speaking and Presentation Skills – 6 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
2. Cross Media Marketing – 4 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
1. Professional Development -12 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
2. Research in Projects and Organisations – 20 ECTS MQF / EQF LEVEL 7
Students who have no training in the field must have completed a bachelor’s in a relevant subject or have completed an MQF/EQF Level 6 qualification. However, students’ circumstances and experiences may also be considered during the application process—five years of relevant working experience in the industry of specialization. Kindly view our RPL (recognition of prior learning) previously approved by the MFHEA policy in Appendix A.
Similarly, students applying for the course need to be fluent in English since the course is taught in English. Therefore, proof of B2 level of English should be provided by the students upon application – IELTS level/grade 6 or the student’s country equivalent.
a) Business Development Managers
b) Strategic Operations Managers
c) Executive Managers
d) Business Continuity Planners
e) Business Operations Specialists
f) Management Analysts
g) Public Relations Managers
h) Chief Executives
i) Marketing Specialists
j) Marketing Managers
k) Market Research Analysts
l) Brand Specialists
m) Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers and Athletes
n) Product Marketing Manager
Principles of Venture Formation – 200 (Contact Hours : 40 | Self-Study : 106 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 44).
Principles of Entrepreneurship – 300 (Contact Hours : 60 | Self-Study : 140 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 90).
Principles of Brand Formation – 200 (Contact Hours : 40 | Self-Study : 100 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 50).
International Marketing – 200 (Contact Hours : 40 | Self-Study : 100 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 50).
Project Management – 300 (Contact Hours : 60 | Self-Study : 150 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 80).
Cross Media Marketing – 100 (Contact Hours : 20 | Self-Study : 30 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 40).
Public Speaking and Presentation Skills – 150 (Contact Hours : 30 | Self-Study : 102 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 8).
Professional Development – 300 (Contact Hours : 60 | Self-Study : 200 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 30).
Research in Projects and Organisations – 500 (Contact Hours : 100 | Self-Study : 250 | Supervised, Placement and Tutorials : 10 | Assessment : 140).
a) Apply project and resource planning principles to addressing business problems both as a project manager and also as a consultant
b) Strategically engage in peer review and feedback seeking activities
c) Conduct empirical work using appropriate methodologies and ethical frameworks
d) Develop and implement communication and presentation strategies that align with organisational goals and objectives
e) Execute effective marketing plans for international markets, including product development, pricing, distribution and promotion strategies
f) Predict, recognise, adapt to and manage human capital barriers to entrepreneurial growth (cultural attitudes, histories of entrepreneurship, networks, worker talent and universities (as creators of human capital))
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