Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for Islands and Small States

Master of Arts in Islands and Small States Studies (Gozo)
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2019)

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)

ISS5220 Research Methodology 10 ECTS




Semester 1

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

ISS5200 Introduction to the Study of Islands and Small States 1: Economic and Environmental Issues 5 ECTS
ISS5210 Introduction to the Study of Islands and Small States 2: Social and Political Issues 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ISS5110 Environmental Law, Policy and Diplomacy with Reference to Small States 5 ECTS
ISS5115 Ecology and Biogeography of Islands 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

ISS5120 Climate Change and Small Islands 5 ECTS
ISS5125 Health Systems and Policy in Small States 5 ECTS
ISS5130 Economic Development and Small Island States 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

ISS5135 The Small States of the EU 5 ECTS
ISS5140 Disasters and Disaster Risk Preparedness in Small Island States 5 ECTS
ISS5145 Ocean Governance and Small Island States 5 ECTS




Semester 3

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

ISS5102* Dissertation 30 ECTS

*Work on the dissertation is expected to start in Semester 2 of academic year 2020/21 and continue up to the end of Semester 3 of Year Two.



This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Master of Arts in Islands and Small States under the auspices of the Institute for Islands and Small States.
 
Last Updated: 24 June 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Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.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.

https://www.um.edu.mt/course/programme