Applications are now open for the Newark College Sixth Form (Year 12 and 13)
Applications are open for the first intake of the college. Classes will start in September 2019.
Frequently asked questions:
Q1. I do not have the results yet of the O Level exams or equivalent. Can I still apply?
A1. Yes you can still apply and reserve a place. We will require a copy of your O level results or school reports once these are available.
Q2. What subjects can I study in Year 12 and 13
A2. During Year 12, you are expected to follow lessons in English language, Mathematics, Information Technology, Art and Design and the subjects included in the Level 4 Diploma course in Business Management.
Q3. What subjects are included in the Diploma in Business Management course?
A3. OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management consists of the following 6 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:
Study Skills (20 credits): enable learners to develop effective research plans, be able to identify areas of research process that needs attention and communicate outcomes.
Business Context (20 credits): sets out for learners to gain understanding of the purposes of types of business organisations and develop an understanding of the dimensions of Business Environments.
Introduction to Business Communication (20 credits): enhance learners’ business communication skills to enable them to operate confidently in the business world; enable learners to make persuasive presentations, negotiate convincingly, write reports solving strategic problems, write promotional material and enhance their skills of cross-cultural communication, their cultural awareness and their understanding of the role of languages in business.
Introduction to Quantitative Methods (20 credits): provides a review of basic concepts from mathematics, namely calculus, matrix algebra and probability that need to be understood by all business learners; emphasis rests on understanding these concepts and being able to apply them to a wide variety of mathematical problems.
Introduction to Business (20 credits): develop learners understanding of the types of businesses and to develop an appreciation of external influences on organisations such as the comparative environmental framework.
Introduction to Finance (20 credits): considers the current regulations governing financial reporting, the formats of financial statements and the purpose of these statements for different users.
Q4. Does the school offer boarding facilities for students interested in the Sixth form?
Q4. Boarding can be arranged in host families located in the vicinity of the school. The cost for full board is Euro 25 per day payable 3 months in advance.
Q5. Can the school arrange extra curriculum activities?
A5. The school has contacts with a number of sports clubs and other organisations. The administration can provide support to book separately for these activities.
Q6. What are the progression routes available after these two years at the College?
A6. Upon successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners will be eligible to gain entry into Year 2 of a three year UK Bachelor’s degree or pursue a Level 5 Diploma in Business Management. You can follow the L5 programme in the adult education centre in Floriana (Future Focus Training Centre)
Q7. How can I reserve a place?
A7. You can apply by following the registration process which is available on the following link: https://www.newarkschoolmalta.com/registration-and-regulation.html
Q8. How big are the classes?
A8. There will be not more than 12 students in each class to ensure individual attention.
Q9. Are there any opportunities to travel abroad on a student exchange or Erasmus + project?
A9. Newark offers great opportunities for its students. There are opportunities to visit most countries in the EU on projects related to technology, programming, arts, entrepreneurship and other subjects. Students must have valid travel documents to travel within the EU. Terms and conditions apply.
Q10. How many hours of schooling are included in a week?
A10. The classes at the college will run from 8.30 hrs to 15.00 hrs daily.
Q11. Is lunch available at the college?
A11. The students have the opportunity to order a lunch or to bring a lunch with them from home.
Q12. From where can I get more information?
A12. You can contact the college on 00356 21 324167 or write to email@example.com
You can also come and view the premises in Parisio Street Sliema. Viewings must be arranged by appointment.