Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

European and Global History (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 10 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)

HST1010 Medieval Europe 1 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

HST1021 Europe in early modern times c.1450 - c.1789 4 ECTS
HST1026 Malta and the Mediterranean in Modern Times 6 ECTS

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

CHN1014 An Overview of Chinese History 4 ECTS
HST1022 The Order of St John 1530-1798: A Cultural History Approach 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST1028 World History: From Early Societies to 1500 4 ECTS
SPA1018 An Introduction to Latin America 2 ECTS
SPA1019 An Introduction to Spain 2 ECTS




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

Total credits for this year: 60 credits

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 10 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

HST2003 The Renaissance and Reformation 6 ECTS
HST2010 Social History of Modern Europe 6 ECTS

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

HST3021 European Historiography 2 ECTS
HST3025 Trans-Regional Migrations: A Short History of Migration and Mobility from Ancient to Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST3028 Christians, Jews and Muslims in Medieval Society 4 ECTS
HST3030 Venice in Early Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST3032 Medieval Island Regions 6 ECTS
HST3109 International Relations Between the World Wars 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2026 Global History: Theories and Applications 4 ECTS

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

ANT3049 Culture and Society in Modern China 4 ECTS
HST2012 Reason and Enlightenment in Europe 1650-1789 4 ECTS
HST2025 The European Union: Historical Considerations 4 ECTS
HST2028 A History of European and World Populations 4 ECTS
HST3027 The World's Economy 1350-1750 4 ECTS
HST3040 Social Welfare and Public Health in Mediterranean Europe 1700-1900 6 ECTS
HST3129 Slavery in the Mediterranean 2 ECTS
SLA2029 Spain and Malta through the Ages 2 ECTS
SPA2019 Imperial Spain 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 credits in European and Global History
26 credits in the other area
8 credits in 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 6 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

HST2035 U.S. History: 1492 to 1939 4 ECTS

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

ANT2049 Culture and Society in Contemporary Korea and Japan 2 ECTS
HST2014 A History of the Family and Sexual Behaviour 4 ECTS
HST2040 Medieval Europe 2 6 ECTS
HST2113 Venice, the Order of St. John and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3011 European Industrialisation and Mediterranean Underdevelopment 6 ECTS
HST3012 Steam: A History of Industrial Power 2 ECTS
HST3015 Late Medieval Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
SOC2025 Locating the Global Society 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
HST3075 Synoptic Study-Unit 1 - International and Global History 6 ECTS (NC)
HST3076 Synoptic Study-Unit 2 - European History 6 ECTS (NC)

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

CHN2008 Select Topics in Chinese History 4 ECTS
HST2029 Global history (c.1492 - c.1870) 4 ECTS
HST2030 Demographic and Urban Growth in the Mediterranean from the Late Middle Ages to Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST2038 Politics, Society and Culture in Medieval Italy 4 ECTS
HST3002 Aspects of Seventeenth Century Europe 4 ECTS
HST3014 Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism: Late Medieval to Early Modern Economic History 4 ECTS
HST3019 History of Political Thought 2 ECTS
SLA2029 Spain and Malta through the Ages 2 ECTS
SOC2047 Understanding Nations and Nationalism 4 ECTS
SPA2019 Imperial Spain 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 credits, of which:
28 credits in European and Global History
28 credits in the other area
4 credits in optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. in European and Global History and in another main area of study: 180 credits, of which:
80 credits in European and Global History
80 credits in another area
20 credits in 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) under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 11 August 2020
 
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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