How does the BNL Loan work?
To continue their studies with greater serenity, ICOM students can apply for a loan studied by BNL BNP Paribas Group to support student and family projects.
The loan “BNL Futuriamo“ allows you to cope with what is necessary to face the course of study: tuition, purchase of books, purchase of a PC/tablet, expenses for accommodation and transport costs for off-site students.
The granting of the loan is subject to bank approval.
The loan is managed entirely by BNL BNP Paribas Group, for all information and contractual and economic conditions refer to the BNL website or branches.
To be contacted, simply click on “Get Called” and fill out a simple contact form.
Extendend Pathway course?
The ICOM HEI Extended Pathway course takes place between Malta and Italy and includes a 5-year training course in part-time mode and includes 8 stays of 6 consecutive days at the ICOM Malta headquarters.
At the end of the course of study, the student receives a degree in osteopathy Bsc.Ost Hons. Of 240 ECTS.
The Extended Pathway path can be accessed by those in possession of:
- Degree in Physiotherapy or equivalent degree. Degree in Physical Education and Sport Sciences
- Working student
- University Diploma (ISEF)
How does osteopathic training work?
What title does ICOM MALTA H.E.I issue?
Since its inception, ICOM has never issued the Diploma in Osteopathy (D.O.) but only and exclusively degrees in Osteopathy through collaborations and partnerships with English Universities in Osteopathy such as the Nescot / University of Kingston (Icom headquarters in
In the year 2018/2019 ICOM has become, in the territory of Malta, a Higher Education Institution (H.E.I.) acquiring the Awarding Power that will allow it to release to all its students directly the Degree in Osteopathy.
Full Time course?
The ICOM HEI full-time course takes place between Malta and Italy and provides a 4-year training course + 1 additional year, the fifth, during which the advanced and specialized practice osteopathy course will take place. The last year takes place entirely in Italy.
At the end of the 4th Academic Year, the student obtains the BSc.Ost Hons Degree with 240 ECTS, qualification to advance the application for enrollment in the Register OF Malta with consequent professional qualification that will allow, therefore, to move to another European State, including Italy, where the Osteopathy is recognized, and exercise the profession through the Community Directive 2013/55 on the free movement and recognition of the Osteopath Professional.
At the end of the 5th Academic Year during which a further 60 ECTS are issued, for a total of 300 ECTS in the five years, the student obtains the Master in Science of Osteopathy (MSc.Ost).
Is english needed?
Board and lodging are included in the foreign fees?
ICOM has drawn up agreements that involve very low costs for accommodation (€ 20.00 per night for triple / quadruple and quintuple) and for meals (vouchers of 7 meals at € 50.00 to be spent in various catering activities).
The student, however, is free to find, independently, alternative solutions if those proposals are not to liking.