Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Theology

Anthropology (Joint Area)

(for courses commencing October 2019)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, 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)

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

ANT1004 Ethnography and Anthropological Theory 8 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

ANT1003 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology 4 ECTS (NC)
ANT1030 Anthropologists at Work 4 ECTS

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

ANT1045 Anthropology of Music and Dance 4 ECTS
ARC1105 Introduction to Human Evolution 2 ECTS
CVL1013 Introduction to Legal Anthropology 4 ECTS
FRE1500* Français pour grands débutants niveaux A1.1 5 ECTS
GRM1031* German for Beginners Level A1.1 5 ECTS
ITL1005* Proficiency in Italian 1: beginner level A1 5 ECTS
SLA1030* Spanish Language Ab Initio 1 5 ECTS

* Students may select only one of these study-units.



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




YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 18 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)

ANT3006 Political Anthropology 4 ECTS (NC)

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

ANT3020 Introduction to Child Anthropology 2 ECTS
ANT3023 Anthropological Perspectives on Human Rights 4 ECTS
ANT3037 Anthropology and Post-Colonialism 4 ECTS
ANT3043 Society and Culture in Africa 4 ECTS
ANT3047 Introduction to Medical Anthropology 2 ECTS
ANT3064 Psychoanalysis and Anthropology 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ANT3007 Economic Anthropology 4 ECTS (NC)

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

ANT2040 Anthropology and Social Policy 2 ECTS
ANT3021 Feminism and Anthropology 2 ECTS
ANT3025 Anthropology Placement 4 ECTS
ANT3035 Special Topic in Anthropology 2 ECTS
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

Recommended Optional Units

SOC2103 Numbers and Society: Themes in Quantitative Sociology 4 ECTS




YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 4 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)

ANT2020 Kinship, Family and Marriage 4 ECTS (NC)

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

ANT2002 Law, State and Society in Southern Europe 4 ECTS
ANT2003 Nation, State and Society in the Middle East/North Africa 4 ECTS
ANT2054 The Body in Culture and Society 2 ECTS
ANT3019 Historical Anthropology 4 ECTS
ANT3027 Photographic Applications in Anthropology 4 ECTS
ANT3030 Anthropology of Migration 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ANT3016 Anthropology of Religion 4 ECTS (NC)
ANT3033 Current Issues in Cultural and Social Anthropology: Synoptic Revisions 4 ECTS (NC)
ANT3068 Synoptic Study-Unit: General Anthropology 6 ECTS (NC)
ANT3069 Synoptic Study-Unit: Regional and Global Anthropology 6 ECTS (NC)

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

ANT2025 Anthropology of Moralities 2 ECTS
ANT2050 Anthropology of Borders 4 ECTS
ANT2055 Anthropology and Art 2 ECTS
ANT2082 Themes in Evolutionary Anthropology 2 ECTS
ANT3022 Anthropology of Gender 4 ECTS
ANT3024 Intangible Cultural Heritage: Applications and Implications 4 ECTS
ANT3049 Culture and Society in Modern China 4 ECTS
ANT3060 Advanced Topic in Social or Cultural Anthropology 2 ECTS
ANT3122 Anthropology and Literature 2 ECTS

Recommended Optional Unit

SOC2103 Numbers and Society: Themes in Quantitative Sociology 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 1 August 2019
 
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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