Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

ARB1020 Arabic 1 (for Near Eastern Studies) 4 ECTS
NES1003 Classical Hebrew 1 6 ECTS
ORS1102 Methods of Research 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ARB1021 Arabic 2 (for Near Eastern Studies) 4 ECTS
HBW1005 Modern Hebrew 1 4 ECTS
NES1002 Classical Hebrew 2 4 ECTS




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

ARB2016 Arabic 3 8 ECTS
HBW2012 Modern Hebrew 2 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ARB3057 Arabic 4 8 ECTS
HBW2016 Functional Modern Hebrew 1 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
26 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Semester 1

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

ARB3018 Arabic 5 8 ECTS
HBW3015 Modern Hebrew 3 4 ECTS
HBW3016 Functional Modern Hebrew 2 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

NES3019 Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Arabic and Hebrew 6 ECTS (NC)
NES3020 Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Area of Specialization 6 ECTS (NC)




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

Requirement for award of B.A. Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies) and in another area of study: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
80 ECTS credits in Oriental Studies (Near Eastern Studies)
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 2020
 
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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