Admissions for Scholastic Year 2020-2021 are as follows:

Matriculation Certificate (MC)

Duration: Two scholastic years

Eligibility: see Entry Requirements below

Course Content: TWO subjects at A level + THREE subjects at I level + Systems of Knowledge (SOK) (+ 1 subject at SEC level if applicable)

Subject Choice: Subjects are divided into four groups. Students are to choose ONE subject from each of Groups 1, 2 and 3 and another TWO subjects from any group. No subject may be taken at both A and I levels.

The subjects in every group can be found below.


Subject Group Information

Group1: Languages

Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Maltese, Spanish

Group 2: Humanities

Accounting, Classical Studies, Economics*¹, Geography, History, Marketing, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Knowledge, Sociology

Group 3: Sciences

Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Pure Mathematics

Group 4: Arts and Technology

Art, Computing, Graphical Communication, Home Economics & Human Ecology, Information Technology, Music, Physical Education, Theatre & Performance Studies (Drama)SOK

*Systems of Knowledge (SOK) is compulsory for MC Course


Entry Requirements for MC for Academic Year 2020-2021

Regular Students: Must be in possession of five (5) passes (*) at level 3 which must include Maltese, English Language, Mathematics.

Probationary Students: Must be in possession of any three (3) passes (*) at level 3.

(*) Passes must be in:

  1. (i)  the Secondary Education Certificate (SEC) at Grade 5 or better or at Level 3 (as awarded in July 2020) OR
  2. (ii)  at SSC&P level 3 (as awarded in July 2020) OR
  3. (iii)  at DQSE accredited GEM 16+ level 3 (as awarded in July 2020)