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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Early Childhood Education & Care

(Full-Time Day)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care is a three year degree which prepares students for a career in Early Childhood contexts. The age group focused on is 0 – 7 years with a particular emphasis on ages 3 – 4 years. 

Students are prepared to work in the informal settings of kindergartens, where they learn about appropriate pedagogies which promote inquiry-based learning whilst taking into consideration young learners’ characteristics and needs. An important component of the B. A. (Hons.) ECEC  programme are the hands-on school experiences in every year of the programme. 

The B. A. (Hons.) ECEC can also be used as an entry requirement to enrol in the Master in Teaching and Learning (MTL) to become a primary school  teacher.

For more information contact:

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education:

Prof Suzanne Gatt - Head of Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education

  • To read the bye-laws for this course click here [PDF]

  • Criteria for the Selection of Applicants : click here [PDF]

  • Leaflet: click here [PDF]
  • Important information: click here [PDF]


Bachelor of Education (Honours) Early Childhood Education & Care 

(Full-Time Day) – BTEC Higher National Diploma in Advanced Studies in Early Years’ Top-up course
 
Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Early Childhood Education and Care is a two year degree which prepares students for a career in Early Childhood contexts. The age group focused on is 0 – 7 years. Students are prepared to work in the informal settings of kindergartens and the first two years of compulsory schooling, where they learn about appropriate pedagogies which promote learning whilst taking into consideration young learners’ characteristics and needs. 
 
Two key components of all the B.Ed.(Hons.) programme are the hands-on school experiences in every year of the programme and a dissertation in the final year of the programme. 

For more information contact:

Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education:

Prof Suzanne Gatt - Head of Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education

  • To read the bye-laws for this course: click here

  • Important information: click here [PDF]

B.Sc. (Honours) in Home Economics

(Full-Time Day) 
 
The new B.Sc. Home Economics offers foundation training for enrolment in the Masters in Teaching and Learning, or for careers or further studies in areas promoting wellbeing of individuals, families and society. It includes study-units on food, nutrition and health; consumer issues and personal finance; housing and interiors; family living, child development and elderly care; fashion design, textiles science and creative textiles; as well as communication, project management and entrepreneurship. In the second year, students choose one of two specialisations: Health and Consumer Studies, or Textiles, Fashion and Interiors Studies. The course embraces a varied approach to learning, including project-based learning

For more information contact:

Department of Health, Physical Education and Consumer Studies:

Prof Suzanne Piscopo - Head of Department of Health, Physical Education and Consumer Studies

  • To read the bye-laws for this course: click here [PDF]
  • Leaflet: click here [PDF]
  • For the selection criteria: click here [PDF]
  • Important information: click here [PDF]

B.Sc. (Honours) in Technical Design and Technology

(Full-Time Day) 
 
The concept behind this undergraduate degree in Technical Design and Technology is the liberal study of technology and the flexibility of employment. Within this degree, the learner develops foundation knowledge and hands-on skills about the domains of technological design and manufacturing processes, graphical communication, engineering drawing, electrical and electronic circuits, materials, mechanical structures and mechanisms. The degree offers opportunity to view technological products as user-centred and discusses the development of values related to technology and its uses by modern society. Apart from encouraging enterprising job initiatives, this degree is the ideal springboard for employment within professions that communicate technology such as the Masters in Teaching and Learning postgraduate degree in Education.

For more information contact:

Department of Technology and Entrepreneurship:

Dr Leonard Busuttil - Head of Department of Health, Physical Education and Consumer Studies

  • To read the bye-laws for this course: click here [PDF]
  • Leaflet: click here [PDF]
  • For the selection criteria: click here [PDF]
  • Important information: click here [PDF]

Diploma in Facilitating Inclusive Education

(Part-time Evening) - Maximum number of students: 60 (Malta only) 

Duration: 2 Years 
 
The Diploma in Facilitating Inclusive Education is designed to offer training to individuals who are currently providing support in inclusive classrooms or are interested to follow such a career path. The focus of the course is to look at inclusive educational environments, see how these are created and what barriers need to be overcome in order to provide all students with quality education. This course has a strong practical component which encourages reflexivity, aimed at developing an attitude of promoting and creating inclusive communities. The course encourages a trans-disciplinary professional paradigm, supporting Universal Design for Learning. The course will involve attending lectures, group work and individual tutorials, seminars and practice placements. Those who successfully complete the Diploma may then proceed to the second year Bachelor degree programme that is planned to open soon. After the first year of the Diploma candidates can apply for LSA 1 and on completion of the second year graduates would be able to apply for LSA 2.

For more information contact:

Department of Inclusion and Access to Learning:

Dr Colin Calleja - Head of Department of Inclusion and Access to Learning

  • To read the bye-laws for this course: click here [PDF]
  • For the selection criteria: click here [PDF]
  • For Important information: click here [PDF]
  • IMPORTANT: The written test for applicants in terms of the 'maturity clause' will be held on Monday 7th August 2017 between 14.00 - 16.05. Venue is the University of Malta Gateway Building Hall B and D.

B.Sc. Science for Education and Communication

(Full-Time Day) 
 
This three-year course will provide students with a sound science background and will enhance and develop their skills particularly in written and verbal communication, designing exhibitions and communicating science with audiences of different ages. It will also introduce students to the current debate and discourse in science and provide students with an opportunity to experience learning science through context-based and inquiry-based methodologies.

Following this course graduates may enrol into the two-year Master in Teaching and Learning (MTL) course leading to the teaching profession.

For more information contact:

Department of Mathematics and Science Education:

Dr Josette Farrugia - Head of Department of Mathematics and Science Education

  • To read the bye-laws for this course: to be announced


 

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Last Updated: 28 July 2017

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