Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

History (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

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.

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)

HST1011 Structure and Change in Malta's Economic History 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.

HST1020 Aspects of the Parish in 18th-Century Malta 2 ECTS
HST1022 The Order of St John 1530-1798: A Cultural History Approach 2 ECTS
HST1023 Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST1021 Europe in early modern times c.1450 - c.1789 4 ECTS

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

HST1027 Topics in Twentieth-Century Maltese History 4 ECTS
HST1028 World History: From Early Societies to 1500 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 credits in 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 14 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)

HST3011 European Industrialisation and Mediterranean Underdevelopment 6 ECTS

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

HST2004 Russia from Kievan Rus to Cold War 4 ECTS
HST2008 Maltese Political Factions, Parties and Movements 1798-1950 4 ECTS
HST2014 A History of the Family and Sexual Behaviour 4 ECTS
HST2029 Global history (c.1492 - c.1870) 4 ECTS
HST2035 U.S. History: 1492 to 1939 4 ECTS
HST2037 The Christianity Debate: Disjuncture and Continuity in Medieval Malta 2 ECTS
HST2040 Medieval Europe 2 6 ECTS
HST2113 Venice, the Order of St. John and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3012 Steam: A History of Industrial Power 2 ECTS
HST3015 Late Medieval Mediterranean History 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 ECTS

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

HST2006 Malta Before and After Independence: Aspects of Maltese Social and Political History 4 ECTS
HST2026 Global History: Theories and Applications 4 ECTS
HST2027 Introduction to Historical Demographic Theories 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




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

Total credits for this year: 60 credits

YEAR THREE

Semester 1

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

HST2003 The Renaissance and Reformation 6 ECTS
HST3018 Hospitaller Malta 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2009 Medieval Malta 6 ECTS
HST3089 Synoptic Study-Unit: Maltese and Mediterranean History 6 ECTS (NC)
HST3090 Synoptic Study-Unit: European and International History 6 ECTS (NC)




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

Requirement for award of B.A. in History and in another main area of study: 180 credits, of which:
80 credits in 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, 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: 7 October 2019
 
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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