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University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

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

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

ART1001 Introduction to History of Art as a Discipline 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1013 The Early Renaissance in Italy 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1016 Paleochristian and Byzantine Art 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

ART1005 The Birth of Modern Art 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1120 Museum Placement 1 2 ECTS
ART1140 Italian Renaissance Architecture 1400-1600 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1214 Carolingian, Ottonian and Romanesque 4 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in History of Art
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 30 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

ART2000 Art in Malta 1: Late Medieval to Early Renaissance 4 ECTS
ART2008 High Renaissance and Mannerism in Italy 4 ECTS
ART2012 Modern Art 4 ECTS
ART2018 Caravaggio and Early Baroque Classicism 4 ECTS
ART2038 Gender Issues in Art 2 ECTS
ART2140 Italian Baroque Architecture 1600-1750 4 ECTS
ART2151 The Decorative Arts in the 19th Century 2 ECTS
ART2315 Gallery Placement 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ART1009 Gothic Art and Architecture 4 ECTS
ART2005 Northern Renaissance Art 4 ECTS
ART2010 Roman Baroque Sculpture 4 ECTS
ART2011 Modern Contemporary Art 4 ECTS

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

ART2022 Classical Greek and Roman Architecture 4 ECTS
ART2114 Study Tour 4 ECTS
ART2314 Conservation Placement 2 ECTS
PHI2051 Aesthetics 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
46 ECTS credits in History of Art
10 ECTS credits in the subsidiary area
4 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 16 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

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)

ART3012 Dissertation 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

ART2020 Art in Malta 2: The Early Knights’ Period 1530-1566 4 ECTS
ART3001 Late Baroque Painting 4 ECTS
ART3002 Neo-Classicism and Romanticism 4 ECTS
ART3003 Art in Malta 3: The Architecture of the Order of St John in Malta (1530-1798) 4 ECTS

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

ART2124 The Art and Architecture of the Central Mediterranean Littoral - Late Medieval to Early Modern 4 ECTS
ART3019 Art in Malta 5: The Twentieth Century - Painting and Sculpture 4 ECTS
ART3040 The Art of the Counter Reformation outside Italy 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ART3004 Art in Malta 4: The Nineteenth Century - Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 4 ECTS
ART3017 History of Art Synoptic Study-Unit 1 6 ECTS (NC)
ART3018 History of Art Synoptic Study-Unit 2 6 ECTS (NC)

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

ART2021 Architectural History 3: Modern and Contemporary Architecture 4 ECTS
ART2119 The Art of Painting 4 ECTS
ART3035 Museum Placement 2 2 ECTS
ART3048 Criticism, Appreciation and Method in Art History 2 ECTS
ART3114 Study Tour 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 credits

Requirement for award of B.A. (Hons) in History of Art: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
132 ECTS credits in History of Art
36 ECTS credits in the subsidiary area
12 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) - B.A. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 29 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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Notices
Semester 1 Examination Timetable
Undergraduate and Postgraduate students can download the Semester 1 Examination Timetable for Academic Year 2017/8 from this page. 

Dean's List Application Forms

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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
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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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Long Essay/Dissertation/Thesis Authenticity Form
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