Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

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 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)

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.

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




Semester 2

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

HST1011 Structure and Change in Malta's Economic History 4 ECTS

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

HST1016 Sixteenth-Century Malta: Socio-economic Aspects 2 ECTS
HST1023 Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography 2 ECTS
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 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

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

HST2010 Social History of Modern Europe 6 ECTS
HST2015 Tracing Family History: Archival Depositories, Digital Resources and Genealogical Research 4 ECTS
HST2018 France and Germany-Rethinking Interrelations in the Making of Europe 4 ECTS
HST2020 Archives for Historians 2 ECTS
HST3006 Public Memory and Oral History 4 ECTS
HST3020 Slavery in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean 4 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
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)

HST2009 Medieval Malta 6 ECTS
HST3018 Hospitaller Malta 4 ECTS

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

HST2012 Reason and Enlightenment in Europe 1650-1789 4 ECTS
HST2025 The European Union: Historical Considerations 4 ECTS
HST2026 Global History: Theories and Applications 4 ECTS
HST2028 A History of European and World Populations 4 ECTS
HST2031 Iberia and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3030 Venice in Early Modern Times 4 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

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 4 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.

HST2011 The Practice of History 2 ECTS
HST2014 A History of the Family and Sexual Behaviour 4 ECTS
HST2017 Anglo-Italian Relations in the Mediterranean: From the Renaissance to the Cold War 4 ECTS
HST2035 U.S. History: 1492 to 1939 4 ECTS
HST2039 The Middle Ages: A Global View 4 ECTS
HST2113 Venice, the Order of St. John and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3012 Steam: A History of Industrial Power 2 ECTS
HST3022 Russia and Eurasia in Global Context 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
HST3089 Synoptic Study-Unit: Maltese and Mediterranean History 6 ECTS (NC)
HST3090 Synoptic Study-Unit: European and International History 6 ECTS (NC)

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
HST2019 The Transition from Medieval to Hospitaller Malta in the Sixteenth Century 2 ECTS
HST2027 Introduction to Historical Demographic Theories 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




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, 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 May 2021
 
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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