Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences

Theology (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2018)

YEAR ONE

During their first year of studies, students are required to register for all the compulsory study-units (22 ECTS credits) and for 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year for a total of 26 ECTS credits.

The total number of study-units to be covered during the year should as much as possible be spread evenly over the two semesters.


Semester 1

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

FDT1100 Philosophical Foundations of Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
THL1001 Introduction to Theology 10 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

FDT1020 The Mystery of Christ 4 ECTS (NC)
FDT1060 Vatican 2: Vision and Paradigms 4 ECTS (NC)

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

HPA1100 Early Christian History 4 ECTS
PLC1400 The Pastoral Context: Sociological Considerations 4 ECTS
SHG1010 Biblical Inspiration and Interpretation 2 ECTS
SHG1570 Personification of Evil 2 ECTS
THL1560 Introduction to Judaism 2 ECTS




YEAR TWO

During their first year of studies, students are required to register for all the compulsory study-units (22 ECTS credits) and for 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year for a total of 26 ECTS credits.

The total number of study-units to be covered during the year should as much as possible be spread evenly over the two semesters.


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)

FDT3160 Christian Anthropology 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

FDT3670 The Sacraments: Theological and Pastoral Aspects 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT2010 Principles of Moral Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT3330 Theology, Sexuality and Marriage 4 ECTS (NC)

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

HPA1511 Church History: Ancient and Medieval 4 ECTS
SHG2160 Pentateuch and Historical Books 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

MRT3340 Bioethics 4 ECTS (NC)

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

HPA2520 Modern and Contemporary Church History 4 ECTS
MRT1001 Christianity and Culture 4 ECTS
SHG1104 The New Testament in its Historical and Geographical Environment 4 ECTS
SHG2260 Prophetic, Apocalyptic and Wisdom Literature 4 ECTS




YEAR THREE

During their first year of studies, students are required to register for all the compulsory study-units (20 ECTS credits) and for 8 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year for a total of 28 ECTS credits.

The total number of study-units to be covered during the year should as much as possible be spread evenly over the two semesters.


Semester 1

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

FDT2310 A Christian Understanding of God 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT1020 Catholic Social Teaching 2 ECTS (NC)
SHG3050 The Synoptic Gospels 4 ECTS (NC)

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

DBS3011 Disability Issues and Pastoral Ministry 4 ECTS
MRT2511 Social Consciousness and Spirituality in Malta (1800-1939) 4 ECTS
PLC2400 Media Literacy for Pastoral Praxis 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

FDT3060 Aspects of Christology and Mariology 6 ECTS
SHG2050 Johannine Literature 4 ECTS

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

SHG2760 Pauline Writings and Acts of the Apostles 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 23 November 2018
 
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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