MFSA and University of Malta launch new Post-Graduate Diploma in Financial Regulation and Compliance

Alfred J. Vella. University of Malta Rector and Kenneth Farrugia , MFSA CEO at the signing ceremony for the launch of the new Post-Graduate Diploma

Last Updated on Thursday, 9 May, 2024 at 4:14 pm by Andre Camilleri

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) Financial Supervisors Academy (FSA), in collaboration with the University of Malta, held a signing ceremony to mark the launch of a new Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Regulation and Compliance. This diploma is designed to elevate competency levels within various fields in the Maltese financial services industry, setting a new standard endorsed by the MFSA.

Distinguished by its practical focus, the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Regulation and Compliance offers a deep dive into real-world financial services case studies. The curriculum is strategically developed to cover essential areas such as governance and internal audit, risk management, compliance, MLRO responsibilities, sustainable and digital finance, report writing and business ethics. Each module is designed to equip graduates with a comprehensive toolkit for effectively addressing industry-specific challenges.

Kenneth Farrugia, CEO at MFSA, stated, “The introduction of this programme signifies a further step towards bridging the gap between academic proficiency and industry application. We are excited to collaborate and join resources with the University of Malta in delivering a programme that not only provides theoretical knowledge but also equips students and industry professionals with practical skills that are essential for the success of the financial industry in Malta. Furthermore, this programme aims to attract individuals and professionals from different fields of expertise to the financial industry.”

Alfred J. Vella, Rector at the University of Malta said, “Once again, the University is on the forefront in collaborating with the country’s institutions to provide specific programmes of study that cater for the needs of the industry.”

Discussions with stakeholders and university officials have provided a solid base for the programme’s success, underscoring a joint effort to shape a brighter future for financial regulation and compliance in Malta.

Further information about the Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Regulation and Compliance will soon be accessible on both the MFSA and the University of Malta’s websites. Potential applicants and interested professionals are advised to stay tuned for upcoming announcements on application openings and curriculum specifics.

For continued updates, follow the MFSA and the University of Malta on their respective social media platforms.

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