Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Psychology

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey through the realms of literature and psychology with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Psychology. Delve into the rich tapestry of literary traditions spanning from Ancient Greece to the complexities of contemporary life. Through immersive exploration, you’ll dissect the nuances of language and literature, uncovering the profound ways in which they intersect with psychology.

By engaging with canonical and non-canonical writers from diverse cultural backgrounds, you’ll broaden your literary and linguistic horizons. Our program goes beyond the conventional, offering you a deeper understanding of how literature captures the essence of human experience, from politics to arts, and from tribulations to triumphs.

In your final year, seize the opportunity to conduct a research-based dissertation, delving into a topic of your choice under the guidance of seasoned mentors. Embrace the chance to participate in our Erasmus+ mobility program, enriching your academic journey with multicultural experiences.


Upon completion of this transformative program, you’ll emerge equipped with a myriad of skills and insights, ready to carve your path in various professional domains. Here’s what you can expect:

  • Literary and Linguistic Research: Master the art of conducting academic research in literary forms, honing your analytical skills to dissect texts with precision.
  • Interdisciplinary Discourse: Engage in critical discussions that transcend disciplinary boundaries, weaving together insights from literature and psychology to illuminate new perspectives.
  • In-depth Knowledge: Acquire a comprehensive understanding of influential theorists and writers, delving into their seminal works to glean profound insights.
  • Close-reading Proficiency: Develop the ability to perform close readings of texts, extracting nuanced meanings and cultivating refined literary insights.
  • Global Perspectives: Explore literature from Western, European, and non-European perspectives, enriching your understanding of diverse cultural landscapes.

Admission Requirements

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Year 1:

  • Literary Criticism and Theory: An Introduction
  • Shakespeare and Tudor Drama
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Introduction to English Syntax and Phonetics
  • Romantic Poets
  • English Fiction of the Nineteenth Century
  • Writing Seminars
  • The Art of the Essay

Year 2:

  • Theories of Literature: Then and Now
  • The Modern Novel
  • Maltese Literature in English
  • Practical Criticism
  • English Literature and Music
  • Eighteenth-Century Prose
  • Modern Poetry
  • Language and the Literary Mind

Year 3:

  • Contemporary Fiction
  • Dissertation
  • Techniques of Close Reading and Comparative Literature
  • British Poetry after 1945
  • Contemporary Drama
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Ideas and Concepts
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Readings, Interpretations, Applications

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates embark on diverse career trajectories, leveraging their interdisciplinary expertise to excel in various professional domains. Whether pursuing roles in academia, publishing, or research, our alumni stand as testament to the program’s capacity to nurture versatile professionals capable of thriving in dynamic environments.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit Malta page for student visa and student life.