12 months
Duration
5000 EUR/year
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About

The Certificate in Foundation Studies in Science, Engineering and ICT at the University of Malta will provide students with the knowledge as well as the personal and inter-personal skills and organisational framework, upon which to base their future undergraduate engineering/architecture/ICT and science studies.

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Overview

The primary aim of the course is to provide these students with the knowledge base, transferable skills, linguistic skills and general competence to allow them to progress successfully onto the University of Malta 's undergraduate Engineering, ICT, Built Environment and Design and Technology courses. 

The Foundation Studies in Science, Engineering and ICT  course from the University of Malta offers specific training and support in those core science and English areas where these students require further assistance.

The course will provide teaching in the subject areas of mathematics, physics, computer science (including programming), graphical communication and English. In addition, students will be expected to attend regular tutorial sessions for each subject. 

During the tutorial sessions students will be expected to show evidence of adequate revision of the week's work. At the same time, tutorials are intended as scheduled learning sessions in which students will receive training in how to apply their knowledge base and practice their language and communication skills.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Certificate holders are eligible to apply for:

  • B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering (4 year degree)
  • B.Eng. (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (4 year degree)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Computer Engineering (3 year degree)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) in Computing Science (3 year degree)
  • B.Sc. IT (Hons) in Computing and Business (3 year degree)
  • B.Sc. IT (Hons) in Software Development (3 year degree)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algebraic Techniques
  • Coordinate Geometry, Vectors and Matrices
  • Trigonometry and Numerical Methods
  • Calculus
  • Technical and Academic English Writing
  • Technical and Academic English Reading

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
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Credits

62 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to all applicants who:

  • present a secondary and/or high school certificate issued abroad and who studied within an educational system that is not comparable to the Maltese educational system (in terms of curriculum, years of study, etc.) and
  • are in possession of one of the following qualifications in English at the required level

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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