Diploma in Law (Malta)

The Diploma in Law (Malta) 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 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 17 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 in 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.

1st October 2024

Start Date

18 Months




21 Academy

Course Provider


MQF/EQF level 4





Course Fees


What you'll learn

  • Clearly comprehend instructions regarding what sort of research or work would be necessary for them to carry out
  • Compile findings and conclusions in a clear and concise manner which can be easily comprehended by their superiors
  • Explain with clarity and attention to detail findings and conclusions orally if so required, and express these in a professional and agreeable manner
  • Conduct independent research on law, jurisprudence, and other sources as required
  • Understand the wording of Maltese (and foreign) legislation and be able to apply jurisprudential interpretation thereto
  • Recognise issues which arise at law
  • Advance knowledge further in an independent manner

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


  • 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 OR
  • 3 Advanced level subjects at Grade C or better OR
  • Mature/Adult Learning Student (must be 23 when the course starts) subject to an interview by the Head of the Academy

Course Provider

Founded in 2018, 21 Academy is committed to providing high-quality education to students from all backgrounds and walks of life. We offer a range of awards and undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs in various fields of study, including business, education, law, human resources management, and more. To date, all our study programmes have been locally designed and accredited in order to prepare our students for the specifics of the local and European markets. Our academic staff are professionals in their respective fields and are dedicated to providing students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their chosen careers. They deliver the training on a part-time basis while at the same time gathering more experience practising their profession. This helps to keep the training deliverables continuously updated.

Our institution is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community where students can learn from one another and engage in meaningful dialogue and debate. We promote this, particularly among those students who only join us for our online courses

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