Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Oriental Studies (Chinese) (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2021)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

CHN1014 An Overview of Chinese History 4 ECTS
CHN1016 Chinese Language 1 6 ECTS (NC)
ORS1102 Methods of Research 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

CHN1013 Communicating in Chinese 1 4 ECTS (NC)
CHN1017 Chinese Language 2 4 ECTS (NC)
CHN1021 Twentieth-Century Chinese History 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Chinese)
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)

CHN2011 Chinese Language 3 6 ECTS (NC)
CHN3012 Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

CHN2006 Chinese Composition 4 ECTS
CHN2015 Chinese Language 4 6 ECTS (NC)
CHN2018 Chinese Cultures and Diasporas 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 credits in Oriental Studies (Chinese)
26 credits in the other area
8 credits 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)

CHN3014 Chinese Language 5 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

ANT3049 Culture and Society in Modern China 4 ECTS
CHN3006 Chinese Language 6 6 ECTS (NC)
CHN3017 Synoptic Study-Unit: Chinese Language 6 ECTS (NC)
CHN3018 Synoptic Study-Unit: Chinese Literary History 6 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits, of which:
28 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Chinese)
28 ECTS credits in the other area
4 ECTS credits optional study-units

Requirement for award of B.A. Oriental Studies (Chinese) and in another area of study: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
80 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Chinese)
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: 4 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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