Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Classics
(B.A. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

CLA1014 Classics - An Introduction 4 ECTS
CLA1018 Latin Grammar and Syntax 1 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA1215 Introductory Latin Texts A and B 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

CLA1019 From Kings to Emperors: A Survey of Ancient Roman History and Literature 4 ECTS
CLA2021 Latin Grammar and Syntax 2 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA2116 Further Latin Passages A 2 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in Classics
26 ECTS credits in the other area
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

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

CLA1015 Latin Texts 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA1017 Greek Grammar and Syntax 1 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA1213 Introductory Greek Texts A and B 4 ECTS (NC)
CLA2014 Latin Prose Composition 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA3129 Survey of Classical Epic 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

CLA1016 From Heroic Times to the Age of Alexander: A Survey of Ancient Greek History and Literature 4 ECTS
CLA2013 Greek Grammar and Syntax 2 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA2218 Further Greek Passages A and B 4 ECTS (NC)
CLA3011 Classical Rhetoric and Prosody 6 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
46 ECTS credits in Classics
10 ECTS credits from the subsidiary area
4 ECTS credits optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

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)

CLA3099 Dissertation 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

CLA2011 Greek Prose Composition 6 ECTS
CLA3007 Literary Criticism: Aristotle and Horace 6 ECTS
CLA3008 Greek Mythology 6 ECTS
CLA3012 Greek and Latin Unseen Passages 1 6 ECTS
CLA3028 Classical Epic 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

CLA3003 Synoptic Study-Unit 4: Drama - Euripides and Plautus 6 ECTS (NC)
CLA3013 Introduction to Ancient Science 6 ECTS
CLA3014 Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Narrative (Xenophon and Caesar) 6 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.A. (Hons) in Classics: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
132 ECTS credits in Classics
36 ECTS credits in the subsidiary area
12 ECTS credits optional study-units

This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Arts and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - B.A. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Arts.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 22 July 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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