Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for European Studies

Communication Studies (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for 4 ECTS credits from the Support elective study-units and 8 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)

ELP1164 Reflective Writing: An Introduction 2 ECTS
MCS1000 Aspects of Communications 4 ECTS
MCS1010 Introduction to Film Studies 4 ECTS

Support Elective Units

SOC1040 Sociology and Communications 4 ECTS

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

MCS1021 Human Communication 4 ECTS
MCS1030 Journalism 1 4 ECTS
MCS1040 Visual Communications and Graphic Design 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

MCS1311 Methods of Inquiry 4 ECTS

Support Elective Units

ELP1206 English Rhetoric and Writing Skills for Media and Communications Students 4 ECTS
MAL1211 II-Malti għall-Komunikazzjoni 4 ECTS

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

CRC1010 Introduction to Marketing Communications 4 ECTS
MCS1050 Internet Communications 4 ECTS
MCS1070 Presentation Techniques 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to register for 4 ECTS from the Support elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

MCS2010 Development of Film Language 6 ECTS

Support Elective Units

CGS2100 Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Support Elective Units

PHI2038 Philosophical Approaches to Communication and Culture 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 25 February 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Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.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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