Diploma in Commerce (Gozo)

Diploma in Commerce (Gozo)

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Course information

Course title Diploma in Commerce (Gozo)
Course code UDCPTE
Postnominal Dip. Com.(Melit.)
Type of qualification/award Not Applicable
National Qualifications Framework level Level 5
Duration 2 Years
Mode of attendance Part-time Evening
Total ECTS credits 60
Coordinator Charmaine Portelli
Delivered by Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy
The Diploma in Commerce is held at the University of Malta – Gozo Campus only.

The aim of the course is to introduce you to Economics, Management and Accountancy, Tourism Studies and IT and to prepare you further studies leading to the B.Com degree.

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Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants admitted under regulation 6 (c) of the Admissions Regulations must be in possession of those qualifications and/or experience that would satisfy the Board that they have reached the academic standard required to follow the Course with profit.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2021.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

Access more information about our admission process and English language requirements.

After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 1,800
Fee per semester: Eur 450

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fees: Eur 8,500
Yr 1: Eur 4,250 - Yr 2: Eur 4,250
By the end of the course you will:

• Gain a basic understanding of the concepts of systems theory, information technology and application software.
• Possess a suitable background in financial accounting and be acquainted with the fundamental of cost accounting.
• Acquire insight into the fundamentals of cost/management accounting.
• Become aware of the main sources of both short-term and long-term finance available to businesses, as well as the benefits and costs associated with each.
• Have a strong foundation in the core interests and methodologies of the inter-disciplinary field of public policy.
• Be able to critically analyse and appraise public policies and their effects on businesses and society.
If you are an applicant residing in Gozo and are seeking to follow a part-time course in business studies, then this course is intended for you.
The course offers various career opportunities, including employment in Business and in the Public Sector. The Diploma course also opens the door for further studies at the University of Malta, including the B.Com degree.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2021/2.

Last Updated: 18 January 2022

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Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.