SCOME is once again collaborating with the Department of Linguistics, to organise a set of Maltese Sign Language Courses called 'Breaking the Silence' for Medical students!

This course will give insight on how to communicate with persons with hearing and/or speech impairment and will be of great importance for your future career as holistic professionals.

This course is beginner level and will consist of 14 sessions of one hour each, throughout the semester. Regular attendance and an examination at the end are required, since the certification will be recorded on you Uni transcript!

Date and Time: Thursdays at 16.00-17.00

PLEASE NOTE THAT the course is limited to 15 students.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Rebecca Cachia at

To apply kindly fill out the following application:

N.B. For those students who have already completed the beginners course and want to try out the intermediate course do not worry, we are working very hard to try and make it available for semester 2!