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Click here to view timetable for Units commencing in February 2018.

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Click here on information on how to apply. Deadline: 22 January 2018

PLAS Units on offer in Semester 2 (February – June 2018) of Academic Year 2017/18:

Unit Code

Unit Title

Unit Coordinator


Nature Photography

Mr Guido Bonett


Beekeeping and the Art of Honey Making

Prof. David Mifsud


Reaching for the Stars: Astronomy and the Universe

Mr Alexei Pace


Introduction to Film and Film Directing

Mr Chris Zarb


Compensation for Tort Damage: Your Legal Rights

Dr Diana Busuttil


An Introduction to Disability Issues 

Dr Claire Lucille Azzopardi Lane


A Short History of the Universe: The Big Bang Theory and the Formation of the Universe

Dr Jackson Said


Herbal Medicine in Western and Chinese Culture

Prof. Charles Savona-Ventura


Unleashing the Writer in Every Child – the Writing Workshop Approach

Dr Alexander Spiteri


The Art of Winemaking

Mr Anton Mangion


Focusing on the Human in Human Resource Management

Ms Jacqueline Fenech


Saving Lives: Amazing Medical Devices

Prof. Carmel J. Caruana


Popular Culture: Sixties Britain to Contemporary Times

Dr Valerie Visanich


Ideas and Business Venturing

Dr Leonie Baldacchino


The Bible and Archaeology

Prof. Anthony Frendo


The Art and the Science of Healing

Prof. Charles Savona-Ventura


Dark Tourism: Sites of Death, Suffering, and the Macabre in Malta

Mr James Sultana


Click here for the list of Units offered in academic year 2014/15.

Click here for the list of Units offered in academic year 2015/16.

Click here for the list of Units offered in academic year 2016/17. 

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