Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Oriental Studies (Hebrew) (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

NES1003 Classical Hebrew 1 6 ECTS (NC)
ORS1102 Methods of Research 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HBW1003 Reading the Bible 4 ECTS (NC)
HBW2009 History and Archaeology of the Holy Land 4 ECTS (NC)
NES1002 Classical Hebrew 2 4 ECTS (NC)
NES2007 Hebrew Prose Composition 1 4 ECTS




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

HBW2011 Biblical and Jewish Aramaic 4 ECTS (NC)
HBW3011 Rabbinic Hebrew 4 ECTS (NC)
NES3005 Readings in Classical Hebrew 2 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

ARC3008 Ancient Israel 6 ECTS
HBW2007 Readings in Hebrew: Receptions of Biblical Traditions 6 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Classical Hebrew)
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits 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 6 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)

NES2012 Jews and Judaism during the Second Temple Period 4 ECTS (NC)
NES3004 Readings in Classical Hebrew 1 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

HBW3013 Synoptic Study-unit 1: Hebrew and Aramaic 6 ECTS (NC)
HBW3014 Synoptic Study-unit 2: Ancient Israel and Judaism 6 ECTS (NC)

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

HBW2008 Readings in Hebrew: Biblical Poetry 6 ECTS
HBW2010 Readings in Hebrew: Dead Sea Scrolls 6 ECTS




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

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