Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences

European Studies (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

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

EST1020 The Legal Order of the European Union 8 ECTS (NC)
EST1042 European Integration Theories, Paradigms and Key Documents 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

EST1030 Introduction to Comparative Politics of Europe 4 ECTS (NC)
EST1036 A Historical Perspective on EU Integration 4 ECTS (NC)
EST1040 Introductory Micro Economics for European Studies 4 ECTS (NC)




YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

EST2140 Politics of the European Union 4 ECTS (NC)

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

EST2060 The Law of the Internal Market of the European Union 4 ECTS
EST2210 Development Studies and the European Union 4 ECTS
EST3010 The Economics of European Integration 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

EST2020 Small States and the European Union 4 ECTS
EST2030 Contemporary European Security 4 ECTS
EST2233 Contemporary Migration Issues Across the Mediterranean (History, Policy and International Law) 6 ECTS
EST2234 Malta in the European Union 6 ECTS
EST2235 EU Cohesion Policy Implementation and Management 6 ECTS




YEAR THREE

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.

EST3212 EU Competition Law 8 ECTS




Semester 1

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

EST3180 Human Rights in the EU 4 ECTS
EST3190 European Environmental Law and Policy 4 ECTS
EST3200 The EU's External Policy and the CFSP 4 ECTS
EST3207 Agenda-Setting in the European Union 4 ECTS
EST3208 The Economics of EU Policies 4 ECTS
EST3214 Political Parties in Europe 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

EST3090 Euro-Mediterranean Relations 4 ECTS
EST3191 The Role of SMEs Competiteveness in the European Union 4 ECTS
EST3192 European Union Economic and Monetary Union 4 ECTS
EST3193 European Union Trade Policy 4 ECTS
EST3197 Comparative Federalism and the EU 4 ECTS
EST3201 Sustainable Development and the EU 4 ECTS
EST3210 European Security 4 ECTS
EST3211 The Future of the European Union 4 ECTS
EST3213 Identity and Culture in Europe 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 1 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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