Courses & Admission

The Institute of Tourism Studies offers programmes of study at Certificate, Diploma, Higher Levels, and Degree Programmes for careers in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Hotel Operations, Accommodation Operations, Travel Agency Operations, Travel and Tourism, and Tour GuidingProgrammes of study are also offered in Food Preparation & Production and Food and Beverage Service.

The Institute's programmes of study are designed to meet the needs of industry on a global level. 

Our students receive both theoretical and practical exposure throughout the course thus enabling them to be operational as soon as they step into the world of work.

 

Admission to the Institute of Tourism Studies

Interested new applicants may register for full time courses between Monday 17th July and Friday 4th August 2017.

Current ITS students, who intend to pursue their studies further, may apply between Monday 7th August and Friday 11th August.


Application forms may be obtained from:
• Registrar’s office at The Institute of Tourism Studies, St George’s Bay, St Julian’s*
• ITS Gozo Campus, Qala, Gozo*
• Online at www.its.edu.mt
*Summer Office hours: 8am – 1pm
(Extended office hours at ITS Campus, St Julian’s, Malta: 8am-3pm, on Friday 4th July & Friday 11th August 2016).


For assistance during registration period with the application process and information about the courses, contact our Career Guidance Officer on 2379 3141 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For student support services throughout the year, who will be able to direct you to services including but not limited to Counselling and Career Guidance, please contact Student Support on 2379 3210 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


National Students:
Applications must be accompanied by the relevant documentation, as follows:
• photocopies of all certificates required (or a photocopy of the result slips);
• photocopy of Identity Card;
• medical questionnaire; and
• references (if available).


International Students:
Applications must be accompanied by the relevant documentation, as follows:


EU Students:
• photocopy of passport
• photocopy of all certificates
• photocopy of equivalence letter from MQRIC prior to enrolment (MQRIC email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• medical questionnaire; and
• consent form.


Non EU Students:
• photocopy of passport
• photocopy of all certificates
• photocopy of equivalence letter from MQRIC prior to enrolment – (MQRIC email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
• medical questionnaire; and
• consent form;
• application fee;
• tuition fee;
• applicants may be requested to sit for an interview.


Applicants must ensure that application forms are completed in full, otherwise they will not be accepted. Prospective students are kindly requested to wear smart attire when handing in their applications. This is due to the fact that a photo will be taken on the day. Applicants who opt to send their application via email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) must ensure that a digital passport photo is included with the respective attachments.


Additional information regarding the Institute of Tourism Studies may be obtained from the website www.its.edu.mt.

Information Sessions
Information sessions regarding the various programmes of study will be held as follows:

  • Foundation in Hospitality & Tourism 25th July 2017 at 9:30am
  • Travel & Tourism Programme (Certificate, Diploma and Higher National Diploma) 26th July 2017 at 9:30am
  • Rooms Division Programme (Certificate, Diploma and Higher National Diploma) 26th July 2017 at 11:30am
  • Events and Leisure Programme (Certificate, Diploma and Higher National Diploma) 27th July 2017 at 9:30am
  • Food Preparation & Production Programme (Certificate, Diploma and Higher National Diploma) 27th July 2017 at 11:30am
  • Higher National Diploma in Tour Guiding 28th July 2017 at 9:30am
  • Higher National Diploma in Food Preparation and Culinary Arts for Cruise Liners, Higher National Diploma in Guest Service Operations for Cruise Liners, Higher National Diploma in Hotel Management Operations for Cruise Liners. 31st July 2017 at 9:30am
  • ITS Degree Programmes 1st August 2017 at 9:30am

 

Conduct

All registered full-time students shall be subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Institute of Tourism Studies. 

 

General Provisions 

Students must follow the timetables set out by the Institute of Tourism Studies and may be required to attend morning, afternoon and/or evening sessions. They may also be required to attend sessions after normal hours, on public holidays and at weekends (Saturday or Sunday).


The language of tuition at the Institute of Tourism Studies is English.
Applicants over 23 years of age may be considered for full-time programmes as mature applicants. Such applications will be considered on an individual basis and applicants will be asked to undertake an aptitude test and a personal interview.


Students presenting professional (through ITS RPL Programme) or post-secondary diplomas or certificates related in whole or in part to the area of study may, if approved by the Institute, be exempted from taking particular modules from the relevant programme of studies, provided full documentation is presented at the time of assessment. The Institute reserves the right not to accept such credentials.


Students who come into contact with food will be required to successfully complete a Food Handlers course in accordance with current Health & Hygiene Regulations prior to the commencement of the course.


Students shall undertake a medical examination to certify their suitability to join a programme of studies at the Institute of Tourism Studies.
The Institute reserves the right to determine the number of new entrants in relation to the availability of resources and the standard of applicants.

 

Rules and Regulations 

Students at the Institute of Tourism Studies, whether they are following a full-time programme, must at all times comply with the Institute's Rules & Regulations

Download a copy of the latest issued Rules & Regulations

 Rules and Regulations are periodically updated . Please refer back to this page to ensure that you have the latest version of the regulations.

 

Remuneration

Full time students who meet the criteria and who are not in full-time employment during the scholastic period will be eligible for a stipend.


The first stipend will be paid in the beginning of December 2017. Thereafter stipends will be paid every four weeks in arrears.
Students receiving a stipend are also entitled to receive half the annual Government bonus and have to pay their National Insurance contributions.


Eligible students will also be paid a grant of €233 per scholastic year paid in the beginning of December 2017
Students repeating a particular module(s) will be eligible for stipend on a pro-rata basis.

The following stipends will be paid to full-time students who meet the eligible criteria and who are not in full-time employment during the scholastic period.
 
MQF Level 2

Foundation

€29.26 per week
 
MQF Level 3

Certificate

€29.26 per week
 
MQF Level 4

Diploma

€29.26 per week 
  
MQF Level 5

Higher National Diploma

1st year student - €47.03 per week
2nd year student - €54.35 per week
 

 

 

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