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University of Malta

Faculty of Theology

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Theology
(B.A. (Hons) Theology(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT1010 Christian Thought and Practice 4 ECTS (NC)
HPA1000 Research Tools in Theology: Methodology 2 ECTS (NC)
PHI1006 History of Philosophy: (a) Modern Philosophy and (b) Contemporary Philosophy 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG1000 Foundations of Theology 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT1050 Theology of Salvation 4 ECTS (NC)
PHI1016 Philosophy of Perception 4 ECTS (NC)
PHI1017 Ethics 1 and 2 4 ECTS (NC)
THL1580 Integrative Seminar 2 ECTS (NC)

Required for regular progression to Year 2: 30 ECTS credits



YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

THL2003 Theology Paper 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT1200 Revelation and the Faith - Reason Conflict 4 ECTS (NC)
HPA1511 Church History: Ancient and Medieval 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT1050 Perspectives in Moral Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
PHI1001 History of Philosophy: (a) Ancient Philosophy and (b) Medieval Philosophy 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MRT1662 Aspects of Spiritual Life 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC1100 Liturgy and Liturgical Celebration 4 ECTS (NC)
THL1570 Introduction to Judaism and Islam 4 ECTS (NC)

Requirement for regular Progression to Year 3: 32 ECTS credits



YEAR THREE

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT3260 Christology and Ecclesiology 4 ECTS (NC)
FDT3670 The Sacraments: Theological and Pastoral Aspects 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT2400 Theology and Society 6 ECTS (NC)
MRT3330 Theology, Sexuality and Marriage 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG3200 Sacred Scripture Seminar 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT3611 The Sacraments of the Eucharist and Reconciliation 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC2500 Catechesis and Pastoral Care 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC2822 Religion: Psychological and Sociological Aspects 4 ECTS (NC)

Requirement for regular progression to Year 4: 34 ECTS credits



YEAR FOUR

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

THL3200 Dissertation 10 ECTS (NC)
FDT3160 Christian Anthropology 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT3100 Seminar: Systematic Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
PHI2120 Metaphysics 1: Ontology 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2760 Pauline Writings and Acts of the Apostles 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

HPA2820 The Church's International Relations 2 ECTS (NC)
MRT3340 Bioethics 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC2060 Christians and the Media 2 ECTS (NC)
SHG2260 Prophetic, Apocalyptic and Wisdom Literature 4 ECTS (NC)

Requirement for regular progression to Year 5: 40 ECTS credits



YEAR FIVE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

THL3141 Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 1 - Philosophy 4 ECTS (NC)
THL3151 Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 2 - Sacred Scripture 4 ECTS (NC)
THL3161 Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 3 - Fundamental and Dogmatic Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
THL3171 Synoptic Study-Unit Paper 4 - Moral Theology 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

FDT2310 A Christian Understanding of God 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT3100 Moral Theology Seminar 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2160 Pentateuch and Historical Books 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2650 The Gospels 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

HPA2520 Modern and Contemporary Church History 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT2010 Principles of Moral Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC2823 Religion: Philosophical and Theological Aspects 4 ECTS (NC)

Requirement for successful completion of year 5: 44 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.A. (Hons) Theology: 180ECTS credits



This programme of study is governed by “The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004” and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Theology - B.A. (Hons) Theology - under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology.

 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 22 April 2017
 
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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The Spirit of the Reformation: 500 Years On
The Spirit of the Reformation: 500 Years On - An International Conference organised by the Faculty of Theology - 27-28 October 2017


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