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Bachelor of Education (Hons) Hospitality

Bachelor of Education (Hons) Hospitality

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 acquire an understanding of the hospitality sector in relation to travel and tourism, hotel and restaurant operations and the culinary arts.

 

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 Home Economics at Advanced Level; 
  2. An MQF Level 4 vocational qualification (MQF 4 with a minimum of 120 ECTS) in Hospitality 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 Home Economics and another subject, and at least a grade D in a third subject.
  4. Two subjects at Advanced Level (MQF 4) at grade C or better including Home Economics 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
The Hospitality Classroom
5 ECTS
Food Preparation
6 ECTS
Food and Beverage
6 ECTS
Introduction to Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
6 ECTS

Second Year

Code Description Credits
5 ECTS
3 ECTS
3 ECTS
4 ECTS
10 ECTS
Conceptualising Hospitality Learning
5 ECTS
Communication Skills
6 ECTS
Occupational Health and Safety
4 ECTS
International and Maltese Gastronomy
4 ECTS

Third Year

Fourth Year

Code Description Credits
20 ECTS
10 ECTS
Front Office
6 ECTS
ICT for Hospitality
4 ECTS
Human Resources in Hospitality
4 ECTS
​Cost Control In Hospitality
4 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) Hospitality 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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