The 11 Best Online Diplomas And Courses in Malta (2024 Update)

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Are you looking for the best online course in Malta? Look no further! In this article, we will take a deep dive into some of the top online courses in Malta, including diplomas in accounting and finance, business and management, entrepreneurship, health and social care, hotel management, human resources, IT, as well as foundation diplomas.

The traditional in-person degree or diploma is being challenged as students question its value and seek new ways to stay current with changing technologies.

Online courses, have become a popular and affordable option for gaining new knowledge, switching careers, or pursuing personal interests. With many providers offering online courses, it can be difficult to determine which ones are worth your time and money. To help, we have compiled a list of the best diplomas that are accredited in the UK and Malta, as well as eligible for the 70% back Get Qualified Scheme in Malta.

Top 11 Online Diplomas for 2024

1) Online Diploma in Accounting and Finance

A highly sought-after course that provides students with a thorough understanding of accounting principles and financial management. The course covers topics such as financial accounting, management accounting and financial analysis, equipping students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the accounting and finance field.

2) Online Diploma in Business and Management

Another popular choice for those looking to advance their careers in the business world. The course covers key topics such as business strategy, marketing and operations management, providing students with a strong foundation in business and management principles.

3) Online Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Management

Perfect for aspiring entrepreneurs or those looking to manage an existing business. The course covers topics such as entrepreneurship, business planning, finance, and marketing, arming students with the skills and knowledge needed to successfully launch and grow their own business.

4) Online Diploma in Health and Social Care

A great option for those interested in working in the healthcare industry. The course covers topics such as health and social care policy, communication, and professional practice, giving students the knowledge and skills needed to provide high-quality care to patients.

5) Online Diploma in Hotel and Hospitality Management

A popular choice for those interested in working in the hospitality industry. The course covers topics such as hospitality management, food and beverage management, and customer service, providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the hotel and hospitality field.

6) Online Diploma in Human Resource Management

The best option for those looking to work in the human resource field. The course covers topics such as recruitment and selection, training and development, and employee relations, giving students the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage a company’s human resources.

7) Online Diploma in IT and Computing

A popular choice for those looking to work in the IT field. The course covers topics such as computer programming, network security, and database management, giving students the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the IT industry.

8) Online Diploma in IT-E-Commerce

Ideal for students looking to work in the booming e-commerce field. The course covers topics such as e-commerce strategy and online marketing, providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the e-commerce industry.

9) The Online Diploma in IT-Web Design

Perfect for those looking to work in the exciting web design industry. The course covers topics such as web design principles, user experience, and web development, providing students with the skills and knowledge needed to create engaging and effective websites.

In addition to the above diploma programs, there are also several online foundation diploma programs available in Malta.

10) Online Foundation Diploma in Accounting

Designed for students looking to gain a basic understanding of accounting principles and practices. The course covers topics such as financial accounting, providing students with a solid foundation in accounting and is perfect for students looking to get their foot in the door. Students often progress onto the full Diploma in Accounting & Finance.

11) Online Foundation Diploma in Business Management

A perfect option for those looking to gain a fundamental understanding of business and management principles. The course covers topics such as business strategy, marketing, and operations management. Students usually go on to study their Diploma in Business Management.

Is an Online Diploma Right for You?

Before making a decision, it’s important to consider several factors to ensure you choose the right provider and course for your education goals.

Advantages

Progression

With the Diplomas (MQF level 5), students can graduate with a full University Bachelor’s Degree with just one additional year in a top-up course. Examples of progression/pathway Universities with online top-up programmes include: Coventry University and Arden University. The foundation Diplomas (MQF level 4) allow students to progress onto the level 5 diploma programmes.

Flexibility

One of the biggest advantages of an online diploma program is the flexibility it offers. With an online program, you can study at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. This is especially beneficial for individuals who have a busy schedules and are employed full time.The diplomas are also 100% assignment based and include a 1:1 expert tutor available any time.

Accreditation

All Diplomas offered by Elephant & Cross partners are fully accredited in the UK and Malta.

Cost

Another advantage of online diploma programs is the cost. Online programs are often more affordable than traditional on-campus programs, and Elephant & Cross allows students to pay monthly with 0% interest. Online diplomas are also eligible for the 70% back Get Qualified scheme in Malta.

Wider range of Options

Online diploma programs in Malta provide a greater variety of course options than traditional programs.


Disadvantages

However, there are some drawbacks to online diploma programs. One disadvantage is the lack of face-to-face interaction with instructors and other students. Self-motivated learners tend to do well in online courses, but kinesthetic learners may need more accountability and engagement. Also, consider your tech set-up and learning environment. You’ll need a reliable internet connection and a device to access the course, and a quiet, distraction-free space to study in.


FAQ

What types of online courses does Elephant & Cross offer?

Elephant & Cross offers a range of diploma courses at MQF levels 4, 5, and 7, recognized across the EU, UK, and Malta. These courses cover various disciplines and are designed to enhance both academic and practical knowledge.

How long does it take to complete an online course?

Courses are self-paced, with most students completing them within 12 to 15 months. However, you can finish earlier or take longer depending on your schedule.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes all notes, course materials, and unlimited 1:1 sessions with tutors until 11pm from Monday to Saturday. There are no registration fees or hidden costs, ensuring full transparency and affordability.

What are the costs involved?

MQF level 5 and 7 undergraduate and postgraduate diploma courses cost €220 per month for 14 months, while MQF level 4 foundation diploma courses cost €220 per month for 10 months.

What about the Get Qualified Scheme?

Upon completing the program, students can apply for the Get Qualified Scheme, which offers up to a 70% refund of the course fee from the government. Details about eligibility and application can be found on our info post

For any further inquiries or to discuss your options in more detail, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is committed to providing the guidance and support you need to succeed.

 

Elephant & Cross support Lifelong Learning in Malta.

All our programmes are designed to make learning and career progression in Malta convenient, flexible and affordable. It is never too late to start a new career or get a degree.

Speak with an advisor for further guidance.

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