Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for European Studies

Contemporary Mediterranean Studies (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2021)

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.

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
HST1023 Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography 2 ECTS
HST1026 Malta and the Mediterranean in Modern Times 6 ECTS
IRL1193 Introduction to Modern Europe 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ANT1005 Locating the Anthropology of the Mediterranean 4 ECTS
IRL1081 The Global Politics of Inequality: Realities and Perspectives 4 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.

IRL3096 Contemporary European Studies 8 ECTS




Semester 1

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

ANT3006 Political Anthropology 4 ECTS
ANT3030 Anthropology of Migration 4 ECTS
ARB2022 Arab History and Civilization: The Oral Tradition 4 ECTS
GEO2050 Historical and Political Geography 4 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
HST3011 European Industrialisation and Mediterranean Underdevelopment 6 ECTS
IRL2074 The Muslim-Arab World in Contemporary Times 4 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
GEO2005 Physical Structure of the Mediterranean 4 ECTS
HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
HST2027 Introduction to Historical Demographic Theories 4 ECTS
HST2030 Demographic and Urban Growth in the Mediterranean from the Late Middle Ages to Modern Times 4 ECTS
MDT3001 Israeli-Palestinian Relations: Pasts, Urgencies, Prospects 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 17 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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