Pre-Tertiary Certificate in the Baroque Culture of the Maltese Islands (Gozo)

Pre-Tertiary Certificate in the Baroque Culture of the Maltese Islands (Gozo)

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Course title Pre-Tertiary Certificate in the Baroque Culture of the Maltese Islands (Gozo)
Level of qualification Not Applicable
National Qualifications Framework level Level 4
Duration 2 Semesters
Mode of attendance Part-time Day
Total ECTS credits 30
Coordinator Hermann Bonnici
Delivered by International Institute for Baroque Studies
The course takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of the Baroque culture of the Maltese Islands and is designed to satisfy the knowledge requirements of individuals concerned with disseminating this knowledge responsibly to third parties. The course is intended to improve the student’s general knowledge of the historical context and traditions of Baroque culture. It equips the student with the skills necessary to observe, identify and analyse works of visual culture as well as with the critical tools required to understand the culture of preservation and conservation.

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The Course shall be open to applicants who:

(a) possess technical background and/or experience relevant to the area and

(b) pass an admission test set by the Board of Studies.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2022.

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

UM currently hosts over 1,000 full-time international students and over 450 visiting students. The ever-increasing international students coming from various countries, in recent years, have transformed this 400-year old institution into an international campus.

Our international students generally describe Malta as a safe place, enjoying excellent weather and an all-year varied cultural programme. Malta is considered as the ideal place for students to study.

You can compare your national qualifications to the local requirements by visiting our qualifications comparability webpage.

Access more information about our admission process and English language requirements.

After you receive an offer from us, our International Office will assist you with visas, accommodation and other related issues.

Local/EU/EEA Applicants: No fees apply

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants: Total Tuition Fee: Eur 4,250
By the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Engage in a critical debate on the historical and practical aspects of the nature, preservation and presentation of the Baroque heritage of the Maltese Islands.

2. Identify and effectively communicate historical, social, cultural and artistic contexts which surround the Baroque culture of the Maltese Islands.

3. Debate critical issues related to the Baroque with academic rigour, authority and critical engagement.

4. Employ a range of established research methods, techniques and skills to review and critically analyse knowledge of the Baroque culture of the Maltese Islands.

5. Communicate with clarity and authority historical and practical aspects of the Baroque legacy.

6. Evaluate technical aspects related to the presentation and the preservation of artefacts associated with the Baroque age.

7. Work independently using effective time management and problem-solving skills.

8. Use the range of practical skills acquired to communicate effectively and efficiently the underlying spirit of the Baroque to the uninitiated third parties.

9. Engage in critical debate on issues concerning the Baroque heritage placed in the context of events in the history of the Maltese Islands.

10. Identify and effectively communicate, historical, cultural and social aspects centred around the Baroque age.

11. Debate aspects concerning the nature, preservation and presentation of the Baroque heritage.
The course is primarily intended for individuals with a technical background and/ or working experience in the cultural heritage field and who are actively involved with the protection and promotion of the Baroque cultural heritage.

It is also intended for students who aspire for a rewarding career in the management of historical sites.
Students who follow this course with profit will be able to apply for job vacancies and job promotion opportunities within the Public Sector, NGOs, and other private and public entities promoting the preservation of the Maltese cultural heritage.
Click here to access the Programme of Study applicable from 2022/3.

Last Updated: 12 May 2022

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