covid-19 FAQs

 

In view of the current situation with covid-19, the Institute of Tourism Studies is commited to provide the necessary support for both current and prospective students. Here below you may find some frequently asked questions and the necessary changes announced during this time.

 Last Updated: 9th April 2020

 

Current ITS Students

 

Foundation level students

I should be starting my summer placement soon. What will happen now due to covid-19? click here

Will we be having theory exams in June? and what about the resits scheduled for June? click here

 

 

Certificate level students

I should be starting my summer placement soon. What will happen now due to covid-19? click here

Will we be having theory exams in June? and what about the resits scheduled for June? click here

What is the way forward for practical exams? click here

 

 

Diploma level students

I should be starting my International Internship soon. What will happen now due to covid-19? click here

Will we be having theory exams in June? and what about the resits scheduled for June? click here

What is the way forward for practical exams? click here

 

 

Higher National Diploma level students

Will we be having theory exams in June? and what about the resits scheduled for June? click here

What is the way forward for practical exams? click here

I intend to continue my studies onto a Bachelor Degree programme with ITS and thus was going to do a local placement this summer. How can I go about this? click here

I am a Higher National Diploma in Tour Guding student and was going to start my work placement soon. What is the way forward now? click here

 

Bachelor Degree students

I should be starting my International Internship soon. What will happen now due to covid-19? click here

Will we be having theory exams in June? and what about the resits scheduled for June? click here

I will be finishing my first year this year and I am supposed to be doing my local placement this summer. What shall I do? click here

 

 

Prospective Students

 

What changes have taken place in the entry requirements for prospective (new) students for the new academic year, 2020-2021 at Foundation and Certificate programmes?

Prospective students are to refer to the ITS prospectus for specific entry requirements to Foundation and Certificate programmes. An overview of these criteria is being reproduced below:

Applicants who successfully complete: (i) compulsory education; or (ii) the Alternative Learning Programme (ALP) will be admitted to the Foundation Programme in Tourism And Hospitality (MQF level 2).

Applicants who successfully achieve a minimum of 5 (five) O level subjects of which; 2 (two) O level subjects shall include Hospitality, Mathematics, Maltese, English and/or Home Economics at MQF Level 3 (SSC&P level 3) attained either by the respective secondary schools or MATSEC predictive assessment or during the September 2020 examination session, and any other 3 (three) O level subjects at MQF level 2 or better (SSC&P level 2) attained either by the respective secondary schools or MATSEC predictive assessment or during the September 2020, will be admitted to the certificate programme of their choice.

 

Or

Applicants who successfully achieve a minimum of 4 (four) O level subjects of which 1 (one) O level shall include Hospitality or Home Economics with a result of grade 1,2 or 3 (MQF level 3 / SSC&P Level 3) attained during the September 2020 examination session and any other 3 (three) O level subjects with any grade between 1 and 7 (MQF / SSC&P level 2 or better attained either by the respective secondary schools or MATSEC predictive assessment or during the September 2020 including English language, will be admitted to the certificate programme of their choice.

For more details on SSC&P certificates and levels kindly refer to Admission to ITS section in prospectus.

 

I have planned to sit for my MATSEC examinations (Advance and Intermediate levels).  How is this going to impact on my entry opportunities to join ITS degree programmes?

ITS will provisionally accept students studying at Matriculation level to ITS Level 6 programmes, depending on specific entry requirements. Prospective degree students are to refer to the ITS prospectus.

All provisionally accepted students will have their status reviewed following the publication of results of the September 2020 examination session and subsequently the resit session in December 2020.

Between September 2020 and December 2020 if:

  1. A student does not achieve More then 36, the student will be redirected into an alternative program accordingly.
  2. A student gets between 36-43 points the student can continue through the 1st Year and ONLY if they pass from all 1st Year modules they can proceed to Year 2
  3. A student who achieve 44 Points or more will be able to proceed as per ITS Rules and Regulations.

 



 

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