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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: October

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. An MQF Level 3 (Grade 1-5, or equivalent) in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics

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
Psychology of Education: Child Development, Creativity, and
Managing Difficult Behaviours
3 ECTS
Planning: A Key to Success
4 ECTS
Claassroom Management
3 ECTS
Assessment for Learning and Continous Assessment
2 ECTS
Assessment of Learning: Examination Paper Setting and Evaluation
2 ECTS
Teaching Practice I
10 ECTS
Achieving Standards while Fostering Equity and Social Justice
3 ECTS
Philosophy of Education: The Maltese Educational System
and Collaborative Communities of Learning
3 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

Second Year

Code Description Credits
The Teacher's Role
3 ECTS
Digitial citizenship: Enriching learning through web-based applications
3 ECTS
Psycho-social Issues of Inclusive Education
4 ECTS
Teaching Practice ll
10 ECTS
Exploring Product Development and Work Drawings
5 ECTS
Electrical and Electronic Components 1
5 ECTS
Engineering Materials 1
5 ECTS
Models to Teach and Learn Engineering
5 ECTS
Simulation-based and Hands-on Teaching Methodologies
5 ECTS

Third Year

Code Description Credits
Communicating with Parents
2 ECTS
Addressing Diveristy through Inquiry-based Learning (IBL)
and Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
4 ECTS
Microteaching
3 ECTS
Leading the Professional Team
2 ECTS
Experiental Learning and Authentic Assessment
2 ECTS
Sociology of Education: Gender Equality, Culture and Values
3 ECTS
Research Methods l: Quantitative Strategies
2 ECTS
Research Methods ll: Qualitative Strategies
2 ECTS
Internship in Industry
6 ECTS
Exploring Multiculturalism in Education
2 ECTS
Promoting the Principles of Inclusion through CLassroom Practices
2 ECTS
Exploring Machines and Systems Underpinning Principles
5 ECTS
Electrical and Electronic Components 2
5 ECTS
Engineering Materials 2
5 ECTS

Fourth Year

Code Description Credits
Dissertation
10 ECTS
Teaching Practice lll
20 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 October. When open, interested applicants may apply through the Institute for Education’s online portal

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