working and living with your family in Malta?

As the Maltese economy continues to grow with an outlook of 4% to 5% according to the European Commission forecast for the foreseeable future, the need for expatriate employees is set to be around 27,000 annually until the Maltese population reaches the 700,000 figure, according to Ms Dolores Sammut Bonnici the President of the Employers Association. This means that teenage children of these expatriate families who settle in Malta will find excellent employment opportunities after achieving qualifications offered by licensed higher education institutions established in Malta.

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education attracts close to 40% of its students coming from diverse Countries and Nationalities. This enhances the experiences of students through contact with diverse cultures and different points of views towards their field of study.

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education is a licensed higher education institution by the National Commission for Further & Higher Education (NCFHE) and a Recognised Teaching Centre by the University of London.

The Institute enjoys a reputation of excellence among the Maltese population, including the many expatriate families that find Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education an excellent opportunity for their children to read for a world renowned degree awarded by the University of London, whilst their children can continue to enjoy the support and safety of their families living in Malta.

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education uniquely offers expatriate non-EU citizens the opportunity to pay the same tuition fees as their EU colleagues when their children are under the protection of their family residence permits.

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Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education

good value for your money …

*The University of Malta offers its BSc(Hons) in Computing Science over 3 academic years

The price advantage is very clear, with tuition fees for Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education at €19,000 substantially lower then the State Institutions.

Students (or their parent/guardian) will benefit from a 70% Income Tax Rebate on the tuition fees paid at Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, under the GetQualified scheme. A tax rebate of €13,308 meaning a final net cost of €5,703.

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And Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education offers even more benefits, that the State Institutions do not offer;

The number of students in each class is no more than 30 students, thus giving a very unique personal attention to each student’s needs;

Students who do not have English as their natural language, are assisted throughout the three year study programme with the intention of improving on their verbal and writing skills through weekly classes in mastering English;

Every student receives personalised feedback on at least 10 substantial pieces of work during each academic year, including examination scripts;

Lectures are organised between Monday and Thursday and possibly contiguously, thus limiting waste of time in free lessons throughout the day;

Possibility of a paid internship with top firms in Malta & Erasmus+ trainee ships Overseas; Learn More About Internships with PwC (Malta) Click Here

The option to read and graduate for a degree awarded by the University of London whilst studying at Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education;

The possibility (based on the performance of the student) to transfer the final year of studies to the lead college in the UK.

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Admissions Criteria

Saint Martin’s Institute admissions criteria for any of its programmes are:

must be aged 16 years by April 30th of the year joining the programme;

must possess a minimum of four ordinary levels at SEC or equivalent, including Mathematics & English (note that for the Diploma in Finance and Diploma in Management & Leadership, students must possess a minimum of six ordinary levels);

must have a valid residence permit to reside in Malta. (Those who need our papers to attain their student residence permit will pay an additional €1,500 and they will attain a one year residence permit renewed every year for the duration of the degree programme.

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BSc (Hons) & Diploma Programmes

Tailored for the requirements of local and international employers

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education offers students the possibility to read for the following degrees;

Commerce — EQF/MQF Level 6

BSc (Hons) Accounting & Finance;
BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance;
BSc (Hons) Business & Management;
BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Human Resources Management;
BSc (Hons) Business Administration with International Business;
BSc (Hons) Business Administration with Marketing.

Commerce-EQF/MQF Level 5

Diploma in Entrepreneurship;
Diploma in Finance;
Diploma in Management & Leadership.

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Computing-EQF/MQF Level 6

BSc (Hons) Computing;
BSc (Hons) Computing & Finance;
BSc (Hons) Computing with Games Design & Development;
BSc (Hons) Computing with Information Systems;
BSc (Hons) Computing with Marketing;
BSc (Hons) Computing with User Experience;
BSc (Hons) Computing with Web Development.

Computing-EQF/MQF Level 5

Diploma in Computing;
Diploma in Computing with eBusiness & Digital Marketing;
Diploma in Computing with Finance;
Diploma in Computing with Games Design & Development;
Diploma in Computing with Information Systems;
Diploma in Computing with User Experience;
Diploma in Computing with Web Development.

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Students embark on the Diploma programme for one academic year on full time study, and upon successful completion will be promoted to a two academic year full time study for the BSc (Hons) programme as per above.

Saint Martin’s Institute reserves the right not to open a particular specialisation if the number of applications are below the required level.

International Benchmark — Excellent Success Rate

When SMI students sit for their UOL examinations they excel

84% of papers sat for by Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education students show a pass

The year on year achievement of Saint Martin’s Institute students in their examination must be taken in light of the fact that all examination papers are set, invigilated and marked by the University of London, whilst students are taught and prepared by academics of Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education. The University ascertains full transparency in the method of assessment of students who will be awarded its degree.

The overall achievement is shown through the adjoining graph, with 20% of Saint Martin’s Institute graduates attaining a First Class Honours, and a 28% attaining a Second Class Upper classification — nearly half of graduates finding open doors at any University if they ever wish to study at Postgraduate level. This in itself is proof of the excellent preparation that students receive at the Institute.

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education has been affiliated with the University of London since 2000.

And these results are no exception … check our 2018 and our 2017 results!


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Students opting to read for University of London degrees will have extra registration and examination fees of around £5,000 to pay over and above the tuition fees payable to the Institute.

Remember — YOU deserve the best chances in life …

Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education, established in 1985, is licensed by the NCFHE with license #196 ● Postal Address: Saint Martin’s Institute Foundation Building, 2, Schembri Street, Hamrun HMR 1541 ● Telephone: +356 2123 5451 ● eMail:

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