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COURSE TITLE Bachelor of Arts in Library Information and Archive Studies and Social Studies
 
COURSE CODE UBALFASSTFT

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
Library, Information and Archive Studies is offered as an honours main area of study together with a subsidiary area of study, or as one of two ordinary main areas of study. Applicants shall be required to indicate the other area of study at the time of applying for admission to the course.

The course consists of two parts:

• Part One (Year 1) to which 60 credits are assigned, and
• Part Two (Years 2 and 3) to which 120 credits are assigned.

At the end of Part One of the course, students who obtain an average mark of (a) 65% or better in the Library, Information and Archive Studies area of study, and (b) 60% or better in all the study units of Part One, will be eligible to proceed to the honours programme.

In order to be eligible for the award of the honours degree, students shall be required to successfully complete study-units to which a total of 180 ECTS credits are assigned, of which not less than 132 ECTS credits shall be in Library, Information and Archive Studies and not less than 36 credits shall be in the subsidiary area of study.

In order to be eligible for the award of an ordinary degree in Library, Information and Archive Studies and another main area of study, students must obtain credit for study-units to which a total of 180 ECTS credits are assigned, of which not less than 80 ECTS credits shall be obtained in each of the two areas.
 
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 2013.

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


 

 

 
Last Updated: 7 October 2013
 
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