Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

French (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

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)

FRE1002 Perfectionnement de la langue/ Further Progress in Written and Oral French 4 ECTS
FRE1024 Corpus littéraire/ Literary Corpus 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

FRE1021 Pratique de la langue/ Language Practice 4 ECTS
FRE1023 La dissertation et le Commentaire composé 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

FRE1001 Linguistique théorique 1: phonétique et phonologie/Theory in linguistics 1: Phonetics and Phonology 4 ECTS
FRE1022 Culture, art et civilisation/ Culture, Art and Civilization 4 ECTS




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

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

FRE2028 Littérature française du XIXe siècle/ 19th Century French Literature 4 ECTS
FRE2033 Littérature française du XVIIe siècle/ 17th Century French Literature 4 ECTS
FRE2034 Littérature française du XVIIIe siècle/ 18th Century French Literature 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

FRE2014 Linguistique théorique 2: linguistique fondamentale/ Theory in Linguistics 2: Fundamental Linguistics 4 ECTS
FRE2035 Littérature française des XXe et XXIe siècles/ 20th and 21st Century French Literature 4 ECTS
FRE2036 Genres littéraires/ Literary Genres 4 ECTS
FRE3027 Méthodologie de la recherche/ Methodology of Research 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 ECTS credits in French
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Semester 1

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

Students are required to choose elective study-units to the value of 12 ECTS credits.

FRE1017 Introduction à la littérature des voyages (XVIe et XXe siècle)/ Introduction to Travel Literature (16th to 20th Century) 4 ECTS
FRE1018 Littérature des femmes/ Women's Literature 4 ECTS
FRE2002 Linguistique théorique 3: syntaxe/ Theory in Linguistics 3: syntax 4 ECTS
FRE2015 Littérature francophone/ Francophone Literature 4 ECTS
FRE2026 Une littérature française de Malte/ A French Literature of Malta 4 ECTS
FRE3005 L’avant-garde littéraire/ French Literary Avant-Garde 4 ECTS
FRE3007 Théorie et littérature/ Theory and Literature 4 ECTS
FRE3033 Pratique de la traduction/ Translation Practice 4 ECTS
FRE3034 Lexicologie: sémantique et morphologie/ Lexicology: Semantics and Morphology 4 ECTS
FRE3036 Théâtre francophone XXe – XXIe siècle/ Francophone Theatre (20th to 21st Century) 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

FRE3028 Synoptique 1: culture et littérature/ Synoptic 1: Culture and Literature 6 ECTS (NC)
FRE3029 Synoptique 2: linguistique, didactique et traduction/ Synoptic 2: Linguistics, Didactics and Translation 6 ECTS (NC)

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

Students are required to choose elective study-units to the value of 4 ECTS credits.

FRE2018 Introduction à la littérature comparée/ Introduction to Comparative Literature 4 ECTS
FRE3018 Linguistique théorique 4: énonciation et discours/ Theory in linguistics 4: Utterance and Discourse Analysis 4 ECTS
FRE3035 Didactique du français langue étrangère/ Didactics of French as a Foreign Language 4 ECTS
FRE3037 Littérature, esthétique et philosophie/ Literature, Aesthetics and Philosophy 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits, of which:
28 ECTS credits in French
28 ECTS credits in the other area
4 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. in French: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
80 ECTS credits in French
80 ECTS credits in the other area
20 ECTS 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: 25 May 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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