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University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts in Film Studies
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose a study-unit to the value of 5 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during semester 1 and two study-units to the value of 5 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during semester 2.

Semester 1

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

ATS5026 An Introduction to Cinematography: Theory and Practice 5 ECTS
ATS5039 Methods of Research: Critical Approaches to Film Studies 5 ECTS

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

ATS5028 Film Localization 5 ECTS
ATS5080 Celluloid Balloons: Film Adaptations of Comics & Comic Book Adaptations of Films, from the Silent Era to the Digital Age 5 ECTS
ATS5102 Film Adaptation, the Literary Tradition and the Other Arts 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ATS5401 Screenwriting and the Art of Dramaturgy (Part 1) 5 ECTS

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

ATS5002 Film, Technology and the Literary Canon 5 ECTS
ATS5112 Representing Otherness on Film: Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Cinema 5 ECTS
ATS5161 Udine-Gorizia, International Film Studies Spring School 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-unit, students are required to choose a study-unit to the value of 5 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during semester 1 and a study-unit to the value of 5 ECTS credits each from the elective study-units on offer during semester 2.

Semester 1

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

ATS5025 Image and Sound: An Introduction to Film Analysis 5 ECTS
ATS5402 Screenwriting and the Art of Dramaturgy (Part 2) 5 ECTS

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

ATS5028 Film Localization 5 ECTS
ATS5080 Celluloid Balloons: Film Adaptations of Comics & Comic Book Adaptations of Films, from the Silent Era to the Digital Age 5 ECTS
ATS5102 Film Adaptation, the Literary Tradition and the Other Arts 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ATS5214 The Practice of Filmmaking: From the Set to the Screen (Part 3) 10 ECTS

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

ATS5002 Film, Technology and the Literary Canon 5 ECTS
ATS5112 Representing Otherness on Film: Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Cinema 5 ECTS
ATS5161 Udine-Gorizia, International Film Studies Spring School 5 ECTS




YEAR THREE

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)

ATS5009 Dissertation or Short Film 30 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by "The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008" and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the degree of Master of Arts - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 15 October 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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Student Representatives on Board of Studies

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Undergraduate Semester Timetables 2017/18
Undergraduate students may download the Semester Timetables from this page.

Postgraduate Semester Timetables 2017/18
Postgraduate students may download the Semester Timetables from this page.

 



Certificate in Language Proficiency
Information regarding the Certificate in Language Proficiency, including Semester 1 and Semester 2 timetables.




Approved Combinations of Areas of Study
Approved Combinations Of Areas Of Study for October 2017

Diploma fil-Letteratura Maltija
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Students' Requests Committee Meeting: Undergraduates only
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Long Essay/Dissertation/Thesis Authenticity Form
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