Accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority as a Higher Education course/programme and is pegged to the MQF/EQF at Level 7 (34 ECTS) – which means it’s recognised and accredited throughout the EU.
26 weeks maximum (depending if student works on weekends or not). The course uses a modular delivery of 26 weeks for full time and a possibility of up to 1 year for part-time to allow the student at his own pace. For full time there are 3 weeks each for the 3 modules with 4 credits making it in 9 weeks while the other 6 modules are estimated at 2 weeks each making it at 12 weeks leaving 5 weeks to finalise the research paper. Extensions can be given according to the Mitigating Policy and procedures as presented in the Quality Assurance Manual with reference to Policies and Procedures.
The total fee is 1,500 Euros but residents of Malta will be eligible for partial refund through the Get Qualified scheme ( 70% Tax credit on successful postgraduate certificate completion).
Each module will be assessed by means of Questions, discussions, analysis, comparisons and short writings. The Research paper will be assessed by means of a 5,000 word position paper.
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Currently the Head of Quality Assurance at the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS Malta), Gino is an ECVET National expert in Malta. He is qualified in Tertiary Education Management with a specialisation in Quality Assurance at EQF Level 7 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Gino also developed the first accredited EQF Level 7 Quality assurance course with 34 ECTS to be delivered online, at eie Institute of Education. He recently finalised a paper entitled "Internationalisation and Quality Assurance: A European framework perspective. " Gino will be delivering this Level 7 qualification and is looking forward to meeting challenged learners who wish to pursue their QA knowledge.