MCAST International Students Admissions

MCAST International Students Admissions

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST International Students Admissions

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Notes to Foreign Students

Here is some information for international students who are interested in following full-time courses at MCAST:

  • Applicants must indicate the course of their choice and check that they have the necessary entry requirements.
  • If the applicant is not resident in Malta, copies of certificates, officially authenticated, must be sent for the assessment of overseas qualifications to the address shown hereunder:

Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre – MQRIC

National Commission for Further and Higher Education

Bice Mizzi Vassallo School

Alamein Road

Pembroke, Malta

T: +356 27540051

F: +356 21808758

E: [email protected]

W: www.ncfhe.org.mt (for online application)

  • Having received the assessment of overseas qualifications document/s indicating that the applicant has the necessary entry requirements for the course, the applicant can submit the application form.
  • Applicants who are abroad and wish to enroll in the courses open in September must send the application form to the Admissions Office by not later than the end of June of the same year.
  • Applications must be supported by the following documentation:
    • A complete copy of the application form
    • Photocopies of all the Certificates/Qualifications required (or a photocopy of the result slips) together with an official translation into English where applicable
    • English Language Proficiency Certificate where applicable
    • Photocopy of the identity card or passport
    • The assessment of overseas qualifications obtained from the Malta Qualification Recognition Information Centre (Malta QRIC)
    • A verification document from International Verification Agency IVA-WAEC-UK where applicable.
  • If the student is resident in Malta the original certificates and their photocopies together with the passport must be presented at the time of application.
  • All certificates must be in English or Maltese. Certificates issued in all other languages must be translated into English or Maltese by a recognized authority, authenticated, and bear an official stamp (e.g. Embassy Official Stamp).
  • European Union regulations apply to EU nationals, as specified by law.
  • The languages used in the delivery of all lectures are Maltese and English. Both languages are used simultaneously. Applicants must have the necessary English and Maltese proficiency level required by the course.
  • All applicants must ensure that they have the necessary funds to support themselves. They may be asked to make a declaration of resources or otherwise give an assurance to the Principal Immigration Officer that they have sufficient resources for the period of residence for themselves and their dependents.
  • Applicants may also be subject to the condition that they and their dependants are covered by sickness insurance in respect of all risks in Malta.
  • Accepted applicants must ensure that they follow the immigration rules before entering Malta. Applicants are advised to contact the Immigration Authorities in Malta or the nearest Maltese Diplomatic Mission for further information on this issue. Conditions vary from country to country.
  • All applicants are subject to immigration regulations as specified by the Maltese Law in force.
  • The College can help students to obtain long term visas only after they have been accepted as full time students and they have paid their fees, when these apply. Applicants should check with the nearest Maltese Embassy or Consulate whether they require a visa to enter Malta. Applicants may apply for entry visas to Malta from the Maltese, Austrian, Italian or Spanish representation in their country.
  • The visa that is issued is initially valid for one year. This applies to Visas issued by the Maltese Embassy. Visas issued by Austrian, Italian or Spanish representations have a validity of up to 90 days. Following arrival and registration at the College, the students should apply for a uniform residence permit.
  • Nationals of several countries such as members of the Council of Europe, the USA and most Commonwealth countries do not require a Visa to enter Malta for a stay of less than 3 months. However, if they stay longer than 3 months, they should apply for a uniform residence permit.
  • For further information regarding visa applications and Embassies closest to you, please visit www.foreign.gov.mt.
  • Students who do not attend regularly or who do not show the necessary progress will be reported to Immigration Authorities and will have their visa withdrawn.
  • Students may be asked to undergo medical tests to start a course.
  • EU/EEA Nationals: These are normally considered as non fee paying students. However, at present, citizens of Bulgaria and Romania will be required to provide further information about their status in Malta.
  • Non-EU Nationals: Non-EU nationals attending courses shall pay the respective annual fees indicated in the following schedule. Fees are quoted in Euro (€). Full fees are payable yearly and the balance needs to be settled within two weeks from acceptance for the course.

 

For the attention of applicants with Nigerian Qualifications

The Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre – MQRIC at the Ministry of Education notifies that Nigerian certificates must be validated by the International Verification Agency IVA-WAEC-UK. Applicants are to send the document to the following Agency for validation:

IVA-WAEC-UK

P.O. BOX 39676

London W23YW

United Kingdom

Tel/Fax: 0044 207 233 8486

or

WAEC Agency UK

27 Lapstone Gardens

Kenton Harrow

Middlesex HA3DEB

Tel/Fax: 0044 208 909 9909

 

This agency charges a fee for this service. Applicants are also to inform the agency to send a copy of their report to:

Malta Qualifications Recognition Information Centre – MQRIC

National Commission for Further and Higher Education

Bice Mizzi Vassallo School

Alamein Road Pembroke, Malta

T: +356 27540051

F: +356 21808758

E: [email protected]

W: www.ncfhe.org.mt (for online application)

See Also

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Contact Address

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Courses

MCAST General Admission Requirements

MCAST Admissions Complaints Procedure

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST International Office

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST ERASMUS Plus

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST International Students Tuition Fees

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Mission Statement And Quality Policy

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Application / Admission Procedure

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST College Policies, Regulations and Procedures

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Application Forms

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Student Handbooks

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST ELearning

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST International Programmes

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Sports 

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Student Liaison Office

Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Electronic Library Resources

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Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology MCAST Library Contacts

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