Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European and Global History with English

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey through time and space with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in European and Global History with English. Delve deep into the annals of history, gaining an academic lens that spans continents and epochs. Our program offers more than just a chronological narrative; it provides a nuanced understanding of the political, societal, and cultural forces that have shaped our world.

As you navigate the global timeline, you’ll uncover the intricacies of historical development, from medieval Europe to modern-day globalization. Our curriculum transcends borders, inviting you to explore the diverse histories of different nations and civilizations, from the East to the West. Through engaging lectures, discussions, and research projects, you’ll gain invaluable insights into the interconnectedness of our past and present.

In your final year, you’ll have the opportunity to embark on a research-based dissertation, allowing you to delve deep into a topic of your choice under the guidance of expert faculty. Additionally, our program encourages participation in Erasmus+ mobility programs, providing you with firsthand experiences of multiculturalism and diversified learning.

Complementing your main course of study is our Communication and Academic Skills Programme. Designed to hone your writing and presentation skills within academic contexts, this program prepares you for future careers by developing essential competencies.


Step into the realm of European and Global History with our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program, where the past comes alive to illuminate the present and inspire the future. Through an academic lens, you’ll traverse the epochs, gaining profound insights into the political, societal, and cultural landscapes that have shaped human civilization.

In an increasingly interconnected world, understanding the historical forces at play becomes paramount. Our program equips you with the tools to navigate this complex tapestry, from medieval Europe to the modern-day globalized society. Through captivating lectures and interactive discussions, you’ll unravel the interwoven histories of nations, spanning continents and centuries.

Prepare for a transformative journey as you delve into research projects and immerse yourself in diverse perspectives. In your final year, seize the opportunity to craft a research-based dissertation, delving into a topic of your choosing under the mentorship of esteemed faculty members. Embrace the Erasmus+ mobility program, opening doors to multicultural experiences and enriched learning opportunities.

Complementing your academic odyssey is our Communication and Academic Skills Programme, empowering you with essential writing and presentation skills tailored to academic contexts. Embark on this intellectual adventure and emerge not only with a comprehensive understanding of history but also with the communication prowess to articulate its significance.

Admission Requirements

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Year 1:

  • Medieval Europe 1
  • Themes of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Maltese Political History
  • The Mediterranean in Modern Times
  • An Overview of Chinese History
  • Structure and Change in Malta’s Economic History
  • The Order of St John 1530-1798: A Cultural History Approach
  • Introduction to Maltese Historical Demography
  • The Craft of History
  • Europe in early modern times c.1450 – c.1789
  • An Introduction to Latin America
  • An Introduction to Spain

Year 2:

  • The Renaissance and Reformation
  • The Practice of History
  • Culture and Society in Contemporary Korea and Japan
  • France and Germany: Rethinking Interrelations in the Making of Europe
  • Archives for Historians
  • The Eight-Pointed Cross of the Mediterranean
  • China in the World
  • Slavery in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean
  • Trans-Regional Migrations: A Short History of Migration and Mobility from Ancient to Modern Times
  • Medieval Island Regions
  • International Relations Between the World Wars
  • Understanding Nations and Nationalism
  • Social History of Modern Europe
  • Global History: Theories and Applications
  • Contemporary International Relations for Historians

Year 3:

  • Dissertation
  • U.S. History: 1492 to 1939
  • European Industrialisation and Mediterranean Underdevelopment
  • A History of the Family and Sexual Behaviour
  • Anglo-Italian Relations in the Mediterranean: From the Renaissance to the Cold War
  • Seminars on Twentieth Century Maltese History
  • Medieval Europe 2
  • Steam: A History of Industrial Power
  • Late Medieval Mediterranean History
  • European Historiography
  • The Forgotten Power: Persian/Iranian History in Global Perspective
  • War and Society in Medieval Europe
  • Contemporary Mediterranean History
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 1 – International and Global History
  • Synoptic Study-Unit 2 – European History

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates embark on diverse career paths, leveraging their deep understanding of history and refined communication skills to excel in various fields. Whether as historians, archivists, museum curators, educators, or research analysts, our alumni demonstrate the versatility and relevance of their education in today’s job market. Armed with critical thinking abilities and a global perspective, they contribute meaningfully to society and shape the narratives of tomorrow.

Visa Requirements:

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