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Diploma in Law (Malta)

Detailed Information

Starting Date:4 October 2021
Time:17.30 - 20.30hrs
Lectures Days:Mondays & Thursdays
Duration:18 months
Contact hours:330
MQF Level5
Venue:21 Business Centre OR Online
Compulsory Modules16
Trainers:Various - Refer to each module
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme
€5,250* - 1 payment
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme
Installments:Possible - Final payment to be received by the 14month.

Course Objective

The Diploma in Law is an intensive  diploma that can be achieved over 18 months, This is a part-time evening course which allows participants to follow this course whilst still working.  This course is designed for those who require or are interested in acquiring a knowledge on the discipline of law whether to enter into a legal career, enhance their legal career or even want a good understanding of law for their own career or self-knowledge.

The course is over 16 modules and each module may also be taken up separately allowing participants to either do the full programme or focus on one or more areas of law.

Throughout this diploma participants will become progressively immersed into the world of the Maltese legal system. Participants will develop the main pillars of legal knowledge and will have  guidance from our experienced academic team.

Who should attend?

Persons wishing to gain a thorough and practical knowledge of the most salient fields of Maltese law, both on the basis of principles of law and substantive law, on a part-time basis.

Successful students may seek a career in:

  • Legal Assistants/Paralegals
  • Court Assistants
  • Regulatory Advisers in various Institutions
  • Legal Executives
  • Compliance roles

Mode Of Assessment

Different assessment methods used in different modules

Entry Requirements

2 Advanced level subjects at Grade C or better, and 3 Intermediate level subjects at Grade C or better. 1 of any of these subjects must be Maltese or English


3 Advanced level subjects at Grade C or better


Mature/Adult Learning Student (must be 23 when course starts) subject to an interview by the Head of the Academy.

The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) deems this Diploma to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.
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€4,025 will be refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme
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€3.000 will be refunded through the Training Pays Scheme

Detailed Time Table

Module NameECTSContact HoursMode of Assessment
The Maltese Legal System315Self-Assessment Exam & Assignment
Legal Research and Interpretation420Assignment
Constitutional Law420Assignment
Administrative Law210Assignment
European Union Law420Assignment
Criminal Law420Assignment
Principles of Commercial Law210Multiple Choice Exam & Assignment
Principles of Competition Law210Multiple Choice Exam & Assignment
Company Law Fundamentals420Multiple Choice Exam & Assignment
Information and Communication Technology Law420Assignment
Principles of Civil Law1260Case-Study Written Exams & Assignments
Overview of Tax Law315Assignment
Employment and Industrial Relations Law210Oral & Essay
Gaming Law315Assignment
Banking and Finance Law315Assignment
Civil Procedure450Oral


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