Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

School of Performing Arts

Bachelor in Theatre (Honours)
(B.Thr. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Semester 1

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

THS1100 Histories of Theatre 1 6 ECTS
THS1104 Performance Skills 1: Training 5 ECTS
THS1106 Studying Performance 4 ECTS
THS1201 Staging Skills and Practices 1 10 ECTS




Semester 2

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

THS1101 Histories of Theatre 2 6 ECTS
THS1105 Performance Skills 2: Festival 5 ECTS
THS1202 Staging Skills and Practices 2 10 ECTS
THS1206 Studies in Theatre and Performance Practices 6 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2:
52 ECTS credits in Theatre Studies
8 ECTS credits in optional study-units

YEAR TWO

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 36 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)

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

PFA2003 Collective Performance 5 ECTS




Semester 1

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

THS2100 Development of Theatre Texts 1 5 ECTS
THS2102 Theories of Performance 1: Concepts 5 ECTS

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

THS2104 Performance 1: Laboratory 6 ECTS
THS2106 Applied Performance 1: Skills 4 ECTS
THS2108 Popular Performance 5 ECTS
THS2110 Modern Theatre and Performance 5 ECTS
THS2112* Interdisciplinary Practices 4 ECTS

* Study-unit THS2112 can only be taken after consultation with the Theatre Studies Head of Department. In order to register, a confirmation email/note should be attached with the student registration form.



Semester 2

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

THS2101 Development of Theatre Texts 2 5 ECTS
THS2103 Theories of Performance 2: Critical Perspectives 5 ECTS

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

THS2105 Performance 2: Production 4 ECTS
THS2107 Arts and Cultural Management 1: Theories and Perspectives 6 ECTS
THS2109 Theatre and Performance in Malta 5 ECTS
THS2111 Contemporary Theatre and Performance 5 ECTS
THS2113* Performance and Scientific Perspectives 4 ECTS

* Study-unit THS2113 can only be taken after consultation with the Theatre Studies Head of Department. In order to register, a confirmation email/note should be attached with the student registration form.



Requirement for regular progression to Year 3:
56 ECTS credits in Theatre Studies
4 ECTS credits 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 36 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)

THS3094 Dissertation 12 ECTS (NC)

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

THS3003 Staging Performance 6 ECTS
THS3107 Arts and Cultural Management 2: Placement 6 ECTS




Semester 1

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

THS3108 Musicality in Theatre and Performance 6 ECTS
THS3110 Shakespeare in Performance 6 ECTS




Semester 2

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

THS3095 Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Theatre Studies 6 ECTS (NC)
THS3096 Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Theatre Studies 6 ECTS (NC)

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

THS3106 Applied Performance 2: Community Project 6 ECTS
THS3109 World and Intercultural Performance 6 ECTS
THS3111 Tradition and Transmission in Performance 6 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3 (final year): 60 ECTS credits.

Requirement for award of Bachelor of Theatre (Honours): 180 ECTS credits, of which:
168 ECTS credits in Theatre Studies
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 in Theatre (Honours) - B.Thr. (Hons) - under the auspices of the School of Performing Arts.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 30 September 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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