Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for European Studies

Contemporary Mediterranean Studies (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 26 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)

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

ANT1004 Ethnography and Anthropological Theory 8 ECTS




Semester 1

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

ANT1003 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology 4 ECTS
GEO1005 The Geography of Populations: Concepts and Theories 4 ECTS
HST1026* Malta and the Mediterranean in Modern Times 6 ECTS
HST1126* The Mediterranean in Modern Times 2 ECTS
IRL1080 Introduction to Political Studies 4 ECTS
IRL1193 Introduction to Modern Europe 4 ECTS
PHI1014 Political Philosophy 4 ECTS

* Students may register for either HST1026 or HST1126. These study-units cannot be taken concurrently.



Semester 2

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

ANT1005 Locating the Anthropology of the Mediterranean 4 ECTS
ANT1009 Anthropology and the Contemporary World 2 ECTS
GEO1009 Culture and Society 3 ECTS
HST1023 Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography 2 ECTS
IRL1088 Introduction to Foreign Policy 4 ECTS
IRL1089 Theories of International Relations 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 10 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)

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

IRL2090 International Relations since 1919 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

ANT3006 Political Anthropology 4 ECTS
ANT3023 Anthropological Perspectives on Human Rights 4 ECTS
ANT3043 Society and Culture in Africa 4 ECTS
GEO2050 Historical and Political Geography 4 ECTS
HST2015 Tracing Family History: Archival Depositories, Digital Resources and Genealogical Research 4 ECTS
HST3025 Trans-Regional Migrations: A Short History of Migration and Mobility from Ancient to Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST3109 International Relations Between the World Wars 2 ECTS
IRL2083 Small Jurisdictions and International Relations 2 ECTS
IRL2093 Comparative Politics 4 ECTS
IRL3005 Politics and Government in North Africa 4 ECTS
IRL3145 Foreign Policy of European States 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ANT3041 Anthropology of Islam 4 ECTS
ANT3080 History, Memory and Identity 4 ECTS
ANT3082 Anthropology and the Hellenic World 4 ECTS
ANT3083 Material Culture 2 ECTS
GEO2005 Physical Structure of the Mediterranean 4 ECTS
HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 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
IRL2020 Nationalism in International Politics 4 ECTS
IRL2036 Intercultural Politics in the Mediterranean 4 ECTS
IRL3007 War and Peace in the Middle East 4 ECTS
MDT3001 Israeli-Palestinian Relations: Pasts, Urgencies, Prospects 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 20 July 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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