SEC Environmental Studies / Studji Ambjentali explores the set of interrelationships linking an individual to other individuals and to the surrounding physical features. It specifically discusses the concept that the success of an individual in his/her environment is determined by the level of harmony between these interrelationships.
The study area SEC Environmental Studies / Studji Ambjentali is informed by the National Curriculum Framework (NCF).
The aim of Environmental Studies is for students to acquire the information, values, attitudes and practical skills necessary to help them become capable of foreseeing and solving environmental problems by participating more actively and in a responsible and effective way in the care of the environment. Moreover, students will observe the biophysical, sociocultural and economic aspects of the natural and the human environment and hence be able to understand and interpret the complexities of the interactions between them. Finally, students will also develop a sense of responsibility and solidarity by understanding how personal and local actions could have national, regional as well as global repercussions
At the end of the programme, the student will be able to:
SEC Environmental Studies / Studji Ambjentali will cover all of the subject’s core syllabus including: Climate and ecosystems, Tectonic activity, rock formation and weathering, Water and Landforms, Resources, Waste Management and Climate Change, Social and Economic Development in Malta, Social and Economic Development in Malta: the present-day, Society and culture, Work and Family Space, Politics in Malta, Malta’s Built Heritage: Prehistory to Medieval, Malta’s Built Heritage: Knights to the present-day, and Malta and Europe. For a detailed breakdown of what each syllabus entails, click the links below: