Bachelor of Education (Hons) Maltese

Bachelor of Education (Hons) Maltese

MQF Level: 6

ECTS Value: 180 ECTS

​​Start Date: September

Duration: 4 Years (Part-time)

Programme Description

This programme provides course participants with a strong foundation in pedagogy, assessment, inclusive practices and educational theory. It aims to provide those within or wishing to join the education sector with the necessary tools and competences to teach effectively whilst fostering a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all learners. Within this programme, learners will foster deep understanding and appreciation for Maltese including its linguistic qualities, its literature and its historical and cultural development as a national language.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to be in possession of the following:

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


2. A minimum of one of the following:
a) An awarded MATSEC Certificate or equivalent (MQF Level 4) with a Grade C or better in Maltese at Advanced Level; OR
b) Three subjects at Advanced Level (MQF Level 4) including a Grade C or better in Maltese and another subject, and at least a Grade D in a third subject; OR
c) Two subjects at Advanced Level (MQF Level 4) at Grade C or better including Maltese, 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

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

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 for the Bachelor of Education (Hons) Maltese 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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