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COURSE TITLE Bachelor of Arts in Arabic and Social Studies
 
COURSE CODE UBAARBSSTFT

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

B.A.(Melit.)

First Cycle

Level 6

3 Years

Full-time

180

COURSE OVERVIEW
The B.A. and B.A.(Hons) are the Faculty’s staple undergraduate degrees. They differ from each other mainly in that the B.A. is spread equally over two areas of study, whereas the B.A.(Hons) focuses on a single area, with a secondary area as subsidiary. All undergraduate students follow two areas of study during the first year, but those who wish and qualify to proceed to the honours track continue with one area of study, in addition to a limited number of credits in the subsidiary area to be taken during the second year. Undergraduates may choose a combination of any two areas of study, with some restriction imposed only by practical time-table requirements. The duration of the degree courses is three years. Honours students write research-based dissertations or long essays in the final stages of their studies. The weighting of the course components in establishing the final grade is biased in favour of the later parts of the course, on the principle that the fairest evaluation of a student is at the point of exit.
 
MOBILITY PERIOD Students who wish to participate in an ERASMUS exchange are encouraged to do so preferably during the first semester of the second year of the course.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants must satisfy the General Entry Requirements for admission, namely, the Matriculation Certificate and Secondary Education Certificate passes at Grade 5 or better in Maltese, English Language and Mathematics.

Applicants must also satisfy the following Special Course Requirements:

An Intermediate Level pass at Grade C or better in either Economics or History or Philosophy or Sociology.

At the end of the first year of the Course, students shall be required to choose between the B.A. (Hons) and the B.A. degrees. Students shall be allowed to proceed to the B.A. (Hons) degree if at the end of the first year of study they obtain a minimum average mark of 65% in the chosen area of study.

The degree of Bachelor of Arts (Honours) may be awarded in any one of the following areas of study:

Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Chinese, Classical Hebrew, Classics, Contemporary Mediterranean Studies, English, French, Geography, German, History, History of Art, International Relations, Italian, Linguistics, Maltese, Music Studies, Near Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Social Studies, Sociology, Spanish and Latin American Studies, Theatre Studies and any other area of study recommended by the Board and approved by Senate.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2012.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 14 May 2013
 
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