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HUMANITIES

History

History deals with past human experiences and, therefore, it provides a better understanding of current affairs and future developments.

The Advanced level course covers Maltese, International and Mediterranean History (1789 – 2004). Matsec exam papers are set in English and students are expected to answer in English.

The Intermediate level covers Maltese & European History (1789 – 1921). In the examination, the paper (1 paper) is set in English and answers are to be given in English.

Special Considerations

A good knowledge of English is recommended

Recommended Textbooks

Students will be informed at the start of the course.

The teaching programme is supplemented by:

  • Guest speakers
  • Visits to the National Archives and to other historical places related to the syllabi topics.
  • Research projects

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

  • University of Malta. History is a required subject for International Relations. It is a great asset for courses in law, archival studies, archaeology and European Studies
  • Institute of Tourism Studies

You can study History at:

Advanced Level

Prerequisites

No previous knowledge is required

Duration

2 years

Lessons

5 lessons per week

Practical / Tutorial Sessions

1 Tutorial per week

Intermediate Level

Prerequisites

No previous knowledge is required

Duration

2 years

Lessons

3 lessons per week

Practical / Tutorial Sessions

N/A