Programme Description

Programme Description

University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Master of Arts in Sociology

(for courses commencing October 2021)


Semester 1

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

ATS5201 Methods of Research 5 ECTS
SOC5099* Dissertation 80 ECTS

Semester 2

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

SOC5001 Assimilating and Appraising the Literature 3 ECTS
SOC5002 Data Analysis 3 ECTS

* Work on the dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2021/22 (October 2021) and continue up to the end of Semester 2 of academic year 2023/24 (May 2024).

This programme of study is governed by "The General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2021" 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: 23 July 2021
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