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Bachelor of Education (Hons) Engineering Technology

Bachelor of Education (Hons) Engineering Technology

MQF Level: 6

ECTS Value: 180 ECTS

​​Start Date: September

Duration: 4 Years (Part-time)

Programme Description

This programme provides course participants with the opportunity to develop their knowledge and competences in vocational content, pedagogy and assessment. It aims to provide those within or wishing to join the education sector with the necessary tools and competences to teach effectively in the secondary and vocational sector whilst fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all learners. Within this programme, learners shall also develop their theoretical and practical skills in manufacturing, mechanical and electrical engineering with the aim of nurturing intrigue and inquiry among learners in the field of engineering technology. 

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to be in possession of:

  1. Three (3) Ordinary Levels at MQF Level 3 (minimum Grade C or 5)  in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics awarded by MATSEC or an equivalent examination body recognised by the Institute for Education.

AND

A minimum of one of the following:

  1. ​​An awarded MATSEC Certificate (MQF 4) with a grade C or better in TWO of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Engineering Drawing or Graphical Communication;
  2. ​An MQF Level 4 vocational qualification (MQF 4 with a minimum of 120 ECTS) in Engineering Technology or a cognate area deemed relevant by the Institute for Education; 
  3. Three subjects at Advanced Level (MQF 4) with a grade C or better in TWO of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Engineering Drawing or Graphical Communication; and at least a Grade D in a third subject.
  4. ​Two subjects at Advanced Level (MQF 4) at grade C or better in two of the following subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Engineering Drawing or Graphical Communication and three intermediate subjects with a minimum grade D.

Applicants applying under the Institute for Education’s maturity clause are asked to refer to Section 2.2. of the Admission Regulations.

Course Outline

First Year

Code Description Credits
2 ECTS
3 ECTS
4 ECTS
3 ECTS
3 ECTS
10 ECTS
Health and Safety in the Engineering Environment
5 ECTS
Exploring and Using Engineering Tools, Instruments and Materials
5 ECTS
Electronic Circuit Theory
5 ECTS
Electrical and Electronic Components 1
5 ECTS

Second Year

Code Description Credits
5 ECTS
3 ECTS
3 ECTS
4 ECTS
10 ECTS
Engineering Materials 1
5 ECTS
Models to Teach and Learn Engineering
5 ECTS
Simulation-based and Hands-on Teaching Methodologies
5 ECTS
​Exploring Product Development and Working Drawings
5 ECTS

Third Year

Fourth Year

Code Description Credits
20 ECTS
10 ECTS
Engineering Manufacturing Processes
5 ECTS
Electrical and Electronics Circuit Construction
5 ECTS
Testing and Fault Finding in Electrical and Electronics Circuits
5 ECTS

N.B. Please note that while the above provides an indication of the overall programme structure, the years in which modules are delivered may change or be replaced as part of the Institute for Education’s administrative processes.

Applications

Applications for the Bachelor of Education (Hons) Engineering Technology programme open mid-May of each year with programmes commencing the following September. When open, interested applicants may apply through the Institute for Education’s online portal

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