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COURSE TITLE Master of Arts in Islands and Small States Studies (Gozo)
 
COURSE CODE PMAISSGPET9

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

COORDINATOR

M.A. ISSS(Melit.)

Second Cycle

Level 7

5 Semesters

Part-time Evening

90

Lino Briguglio

COURSE OVERVIEW
The aim of the programme is to impart knowledge on Islands and Small State issues and to provide the opportunity for students to conduct research on the same issues by submitting assignments and writing a dissertation.
 
LEARNING OUTCOMES On completion of this course students should be able to understand the special problems and opportunities faced by Small States and Small Island Jurisdictions with regard to environmental, economic, social and international relations concerns, depending on the major and minor areas of study chosen by the students. Students should also be able to conduct research and write a dissertation on islands and small states issues.
 
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCESS TO FURTHER STUDY Career opportunities include the following:- working in international organisations, working within government departments, teaching at secondary and tertiary levels, working in environmental NGOs.
 
COURSE INTENDED FOR The target audience includes students who completed a degree in geography, economics, social studies, environmental studies and related subjects who wish to specialise in the study of Islands and Small States.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of:

(a) a Bachelor's degree with at least Second Class (Honours) or Category II in an area of study relevant to the major area selected by applicants or

(b) a qualification deemed by Senate, on the recommendation of the Board, to be equivalent to the qualification listed in paragraph (a) or

(c) in exceptional cases the Admissions Board, on the recommendation of the Board, may admit into the Course applicants not in possession of a Bachelor's degree, provided that it is satisfied that such applicants are in possession of other academic or professional qualifications and experience that together are deemed to be comparable to the level of a first degree.

The admission of applicants whose first degree or professional qualifications and experience is not in the major area of study chosen by them shall be made after an interview during which their ability to successfully complete the Course with profit shall be assessed.

The interviewing board appointed by the Board shall be composed of at least three members.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2017.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 30 November 2017
 
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