Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

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

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 6 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

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)

HST1010 Medieval Europe 1 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

HST1021 Europe in early modern times c.1450 - c.1789 4 ECTS
HST1026 Malta and the Mediterranean in Modern Times 6 ECTS

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

HST1020 Aspects of the Parish in 18th-Century Malta 2 ECTS
HST1022 The Order of St John 1530-1798: A Cultural History Approach 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST1011 Structure and Change in Malta's Economic History 4 ECTS

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

HST1016 Sixteenth-Century Malta: Socio-economic Aspects 2 ECTS
HST1023 Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography 2 ECTS
HST1027 Topics in Twentieth-Century Maltese History 4 ECTS
HST1028 World History: From Early Societies to 1500 4 ECTS




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

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 18 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

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

HST2003 The Renaissance and Reformation 6 ECTS
HST2010 Social History of Modern Europe 6 ECTS

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

HST2015 Tracing Family History: Archival Depositories, Digital Resources and Genealogical Research 4 ECTS
HST2018 France and Germany-Rethinking Interrelations in the Making of Europe 4 ECTS
HST2020 Archives for Historians 2 ECTS
HST3006 Public Memory and Oral History 4 ECTS
HST3020 Slavery in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean 4 ECTS
HST3025 Trans-Regional Migrations: A Short History of Migration and Mobility from Ancient to Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST3028 Christians, Jews and Muslims in Medieval Society 4 ECTS
HST3032 Medieval Island Regions 6 ECTS
HST3109 International Relations Between the World Wars 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2009 Medieval Malta 6 ECTS
HST3010 Contemporary International Relations for Historians 6 ECTS
HST3018 Hospitaller Malta 4 ECTS

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

CLA2060 Latin for Historians 4 ECTS
HST2012 Reason and Enlightenment in Europe 1650-1789 4 ECTS
HST2025 The European Union: Historical Considerations 4 ECTS
HST2026 Global History: Theories and Applications 4 ECTS
HST2028 A History of European and World Populations 4 ECTS
HST2031 Iberia and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3030 Venice in Early Modern Times 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
46 ECTS credits in History
10 ECTS credits from the subsidiary area
4 ECTS credits in optional study-units

Total credits for this year: 60 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 14 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

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)

HST3099 Dissertation 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

HST2011 The Practice of History 2 ECTS
HST2017 Anglo-Italian Relations in the Mediterranean: From the Renaissance to the Cold War 4 ECTS
HST3011 European Industrialisation and Mediterranean Underdevelopment 6 ECTS

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

HST2014 A History of the Family and Sexual Behaviour 4 ECTS
HST2035 U.S. History: 1492 to 1939 4 ECTS
HST2039 The Middle Ages: A Global View 4 ECTS
HST2040 Medieval Europe 2 6 ECTS
HST2113 Venice, the Order of St. John and Malta 2 ECTS
HST3012 Steam: A History of Industrial Power 2 ECTS
HST3015 Late Medieval Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
HST3022 Russia and Eurasia in Global Context 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

HST2005 Contemporary Mediterranean History 6 ECTS
HST2006 Malta Before and After Independence: Aspects of Maltese Social and Political History 4 ECTS
HST3097 Synoptic Study-Unit: Maltese and Mediterranean History 6 ECTS (NC)
HST3098 Synoptic Study-Unit (European and International History) 6 ECTS (NC)

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

HST2019 The Transition from Medieval to Hospitaller Malta in the Sixteenth Century 2 ECTS
HST2027 Introduction to Historical Demographic Theories 4 ECTS
HST2029 Global history (c.1492 - c.1870) 4 ECTS
HST2030 Demographic and Urban Growth in the Mediterranean from the Late Middle Ages to Modern Times 4 ECTS
HST2038 Politics, Society and Culture in Medieval Italy 4 ECTS
HST3002 Aspects of Seventeenth Century Europe 4 ECTS
HST3019 History of Political Thought 2 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3:
60 ECTS credits in History

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

This programme of studies is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 and by the Bye-Laws for the awards 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: 11 May 2021
 
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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