Preparatory Course for the Bachelor in Culinary Arts (Hons)



MQF Level
3 and 4

Total Credits

Programme Duration
12 Months + LITP

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Systematically prepare for advanced studies and further the education in the field of Culinary Arts.
  • Comprehensively understand core principles to comply with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values at the stages of gathering, interpreting, implementing, and declaring data in the field.
  • Systematically prepare to apply and use information and communication as required in this area of study.
  • Comprehensively equip learners with academic skills that are in line with MQF level 6 education

Entry Criteria

An ITS Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Rooms Division, Food and Beverage Service, or Events - MQF Level 4 (or equivalent).


An ITS Higher National Diploma or an equivalent qualification (MQF level 5)


A combination of a minimum of 2 Advanced and Intermediate levels, of which one needs to be an Advanced level (MQF level 4) pass, these must add to 22 points as per matrix provided on page 66; and passes at grade 5 (SSC&P level 3) or better in SEC examinations in English, Mathematics and Maltese.


Apply as a mature student, at least 23 years of age by the beginning of the academic year applied for, and subject to proficiency and/or aptitude tests as per direction of the ITS.


Last updated: 15/04/2020

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