Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Theology

Theology (Honours)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (40 ECTS credits) and 20 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Area from EITHER Mathematics, Physics OR Philosophy, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

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

FDT1100 Philosophical Foundations of Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
PSY1610 Major Paradigms in Psychology: The Psychoanalytic and Humanistic Paradigms, and Behaviourism 6 ECTS
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)
HPA1100 Early Christian History 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC1400 The Pastoral Context: Sociological Considerations 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG1010 Biblical Inspiration and Interpretation 2 ECTS (NC)
THL1560 Introduction to Judaism 2 ECTS (NC)




YEAR TWO

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (34 ECTS credits) and 26 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Area from EITHER Mathematics, Physics OR Philosophy, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

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)

SHG1120 Biblical Greek 4 ECTS (NC)




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)
MRT2010 Principles of Moral Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG3050 The Synoptic Gospels 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

FDT3000 Reason, Faith and Revelation 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT3300 Politics, Economics and Theology 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2050 Johannine Literature 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2760 Pauline Writings and Acts of the Apostles 4 ECTS (NC)




YEAR THREE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (44 ECTS credits), 14 ECTS credits in a Subsidiary Area from EITHER Mathematics, Physics OR Philosophy, and a 2ECTS optional study-unit to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

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)

SHG1110 Biblical Hebrew 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

FDT3160 Christian Anthropology 6 ECTS (NC)
FDT3670 The Sacraments: Theological and Pastoral Aspects 4 ECTS (NC)
MRT3330 Theology, Sexuality and Marriage 4 ECTS (NC)
PLC2400 Media Literacy for Pastoral Praxis 4 ECTS (NC)
PSY3614 Psychology of Religious Experience 4 ECTS
SHG2160 Pentateuch and Historical Books 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

FDT3060 Aspects of Christology and Mariology 6 ECTS (NC)
MRT3340 Bioethics 4 ECTS (NC)
SHG2260 Prophetic, Apocalyptic and Wisdom Literature 4 ECTS (NC)




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelors of Arts (Hons) in Theology under the auspices of the Faculty of Theology.
 
Last Updated: 28 April 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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