Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Spanish and Latin American Studies
(B.A. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

SPA1008 A History of the Spanish Language 4 ECTS
SPA1012 Spanish Literature 1 (Medieval) 6 ECTS
SPA1020 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 1 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

SPA1003 An Overview of Spanish History 4 ECTS
SPA1021 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 2 4 ECTS

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 4 credits.

SPA1006 Spanish Art from Earliest Times to Goya 4 ECTS
SPA1013 Christians, Muslims and Jews in Al-Andalus 4 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
26 ECTS credits in Spanish and Latin American Studies
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)

SPA2013 Spanish Literature 2 (Siglos de Oro) 8 ECTS
SPA2015 An Introduction to Linguistics 4 ECTS
SPA2018 Spanish American Literature 1 (Colonial) 4 ECTS
SPA2020 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 3 4 ECTS

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

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer below.

SLA2000 The Performing Arts in Spain 4 ECTS
SPA2004 Modern and Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Art 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

SPA2003 An Overview of Latin American History 4 ECTS
SPA2016 Spanish Literature 3 (18th C. to the present) 8 ECTS
SPA2021 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 4 4 ECTS
SPA2023 Portuguese 1 4 ECTS

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

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 2 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer below.

SPA2107 Spanish Film 2 ECTS
SPA2207 Latin American Film 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
46 ECTS credits in Spanish and Latin American Studies
10 ECTS credits in 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)

SPA3008 Dissertation 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

SPA3004 Women and their Image in Spanish Literature 4 ECTS
SPA3010 Spanish American Literature 2 (Post-Independence) 8 ECTS
SPA3020 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 5 4 ECTS

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

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 8 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer below.

SLA2024 Portuguese 2 4 ECTS
SLA3012 Cervantes and Don Quixote in Literary History 4 ECTS
SPA3011 Hispanic Sociolinguistics 4 ECTS




Semester 2

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

SPA3005 Synoptic Study-Unit (Language) 6 ECTS (NC)
SPA3006 Synoptic Study-Unit (Contemporary Spain) 6 ECTS (NC)
SPA3013 Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language 4 ECTS
SPA3021 Aspects of Spanish Language and Grammar 6 4 ECTS

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

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer below.

SLA2025 Portuguese 3 4 ECTS
SPA2019 Imperial Spain 4 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of B.A. (Hons) in Spanish and Latin American Studies: 180 ECTS credits, of which:
132 ECTS credits in Spanish and Latin American Studies
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: 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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