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University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

ARB1001 Arabic 1 8 ECTS (NC)
ARC1201 Introduction to Archaeology and Methods of Research 4 ECTS
ORS1101 Cultural Voices from North Africa to the East 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ARB1002 Arabic 2 8 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

ARB2022 Arab History and Civilization: The Oral Tradition 4 ECTS
ARB3031 Arabic Readings: Classical Arabic Literature 4 ECTS (NC)
NES1003 Classical Hebrew 1 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

ARB1142 Introduction to the Abbasid Period 2 ECTS
ARC1006 Phoenician and Punic Archaeology 6 ECTS (NC)
NES1002 Classical Hebrew 2 4 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

NES3004 Readings in Classical Hebrew 1 6 ECTS (NC)
NES3006 Readings in Classical Hebrew 3 6 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to time-table constraints.

ARB1037 Arab History and Civilization: Expansion and Inter-Culturalism 4 ECTS
ARB3032 Arabic Readings: Modern Arabic Literature 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

NES3017 Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Arabic and Hebrew Language 6 ECTS (NC)
NES3018 Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Phoenician-Punic Language; Culture 6 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to time-table constraints.

ARB2026 The Qur’ân: Its Recitation and Interpretation 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits, of which:
28 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
28 ECTS credits in the other area
4 ECTS credits optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) and in another area of study: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
80 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
80 ECTS credits in the other area
20 ECTS credits optional study-units

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 5 May 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
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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Semester 1 Examination Timetable
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Undergraduate Semester Timetables 2017/18
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Postgraduate Semester Timetables 2017/18
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Certificate in Language Proficiency
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Approved Combinations of Areas of Study
Approved Combinations Of Areas Of Study for October 2017

Diploma fil-Letteratura Maltija
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