Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

History of Art (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2022)

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 Early Renaissance Art in Italy 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1140 Italian Renaissance Architecture 1400-1600 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)
ART1017 The Art and Architecture of Early Christianity and the Early Middle Ages 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1027 The Visual Culture of the Central Mediterranean: Malta and Sicily in the 17th and 18th Century 4 ECTS (NC)
ART1120 Museum Placement 1 2 ECTS




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

Total credits for this year: 60 credits

YEAR TWO

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 26 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability, a minimum number of student registrations 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
ART2151 The Decorative Arts in the 19th Century 2 ECTS
PHI2051 Aesthetics 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability, a minimum number of student registrations and time-table constraints)

AAH2051 Modern Decorative Arts 4 ECTS
ART2005 Northern Renaissance Art 4 ECTS
ART2010 Roman Baroque Sculpture 4 ECTS
ART2011 Modern Contemporary Art 4 ECTS
ART2022 Classical Greek and Roman Architecture 4 ECTS
ART2109 The Art and Architecture of the High and Late Middle Ages: Romanesque to Gothic 4 ECTS
ART2114 Study Tour 4 ECTS
ART2140 Italian Baroque Architecture 1600-1750 4 ECTS
ART2314 Conservation Placement 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 credits in History of Art
26 credits in the other area
8 credits optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 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.

Semester 1

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability, a minimum number of student registrations and time-table constraints)

AAH3141 Decorative Design Workshops 4 ECTS
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
ART3029 History of Mediterranean Modern Art 4 ECTS
ART3038 Contemporary Art Biennials: Critical and Theoretical Issues 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)

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, a minimum number of student registrations and time-table constraints)

AAH2219 Painting and Space Composition: Exhibition Task 8 ECTS
ART2021 Architectural History 3: Modern and Contemporary Architecture 4 ECTS
ART3004 Art in Malta 4: The Nineteenth Century - Painting, Sculpture and Architecture 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, of which:
28 credits in History of Art
28 credits in the other area
4 credits optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. History of Art and in another area of study: 180 credits, of which:
80 credits in History of Art
80 credits in the other area
20 credits optional study-units

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 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: 26 July 2022
 
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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