Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts in Literary Tradition and Popular Culture
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

ATS5120 Readings in Literary Tradition and Popular Culture 10 ECTS

Supplementary Unit

ATS3041* Methodologies of Research 4 ECTS

* Students who have not submitted a dissertation in part fulfillment of the requirements for their first degree will be required to follow ATS3041.

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

Students are required to choose elective study-units to the value of 20 ECTS credits from the following list:

ATS5102** Film Adaptation, the Literary Tradition and the Other Arts 5 ECTS
ATS5116 The Beginnings of Mass Culture 10 ECTS
ENG5025 Hamlets: Shakespeare, Modernity and the Present 10 ECTS
ENG5045 Contemporary Culture and the Media 10 ECTS
ATS5080 Celluloid Balloons: Film Adaptations of Comics & Comic Book Adaptations of Films, from the Silent Era to the Digital Age 5 ECTS




Semester 2

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

Students are required to choose elective study-units to the value of 30 ECTS credits from the following list:

ATS5001 Island Fiction and Metaphors in Literary Tradition and Popular Culture 10 ECTS
ATS5002** Film, Technology and the Literary Canon 5 ECTS
ATS5119 Sympathy for the Devil: The Representation of Satan in Western Literature and Popular Culture 10 ECTS
ATS5112 Representing Otherness on Film: Gender, Disability, Sexuality and Ethnicity in the Cinema 5 ECTS
ATS5211 The Mediterranean - Representations in the Canon and Popular Culture 10 ECTS

** Students who register for study-unit ATS5102 are also required to register for ATS5002.

Students who register for a combination of study-units mentioned above, may register for a total of elective study-units to the value of 25 ECTS credits in semester 1 and 25 ECTS credits in semester 2.



YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

ATS5099 Dissertation 30 ECTS




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 degree of Master of Arts - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Last Updated: 25 June 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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