Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

French (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2022)

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)

FRE1001 Linguistique théorique 1: phonétique et phonologie/Theory in linguistics 1: Phonetics and Phonology 4 ECTS
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)

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
FRE2041 Genres litteraires/Literary Genres 6 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

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 12 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)

FRE3042 Autrices françaises/French female authors 6 ECTS
FRE3043 Linguistique théorique 3: Etudes de la syntaxe du français/Theory in linguistics 3: Studies in French syntax 6 ECTS
FRE3044 Littérature francophone et culture/Francophone literature and culture 6 ECTS
FRE3045 Dramaturgies francophones contemporaines/Contemporary francophone theatre 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

FRE3039 Methodologie de la recherche/Methodology of Research 4 ECTS
FRE3041 Synoptique 2 - Langue, linguistique et culture/Synoptic 2 - Language, linguistics and culture 6 ECTS (NC)
FRE3051 Synoptique 1 - Littérature/Synoptic 1 - Literature 6 ECTS (NC)




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: 23 June 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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