Programme Description

Programme Description

University of Malta

International School for Foundation Studies

Certificate in Foundation Studies in Engineering and ICT
(Cert. FS(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)


Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FST0121 Technical and Academic English Writing 5 ECTS
FST0122 Technical and Academic English Reading 5 ECTS
FST0412 Introduction to Computer Systems and Programming 5 ECTS
FST0511 Research and Reasoning 2 ECTS
IFS0125 Technical and Academic English Listening 5 ECTS
IFS0126 English Grammar and Logic 5 ECTS

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FST0414 Principles of Classical Mechanics, Waves and Optics 5 ECTS
IFS0014 Calculus and Numerical Methods 5 ECTS
IFS0011 Algebraic Techniques, Trigonometry and Vectors 5 ECTS

Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FST0411 Principles of Electrical Circuit Theory and Electromagnetism 5 ECTS
IFS0012 Coordinate Geometry, Matrices and Probability 5 ECTS
IFS0013 Complex Numbers, Functions and Series 5 ECTS

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)
All students must register for one of these study-units.

FST0413 Principles of Thermodynamics 5 ECTS
IFS0410 Advanced Programming and System Design 5 ECTS
IFS0420 Principles of Graphical Communication 5 ECTS

Last Updated: 17 July 2020
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
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.