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English Literature and a Modern Language (Italian) (4 Years) [BA]

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UCAS course code
RQ33
UCAS institution code
M20
Degree awarded
BA
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer

Grades ABB inc English Literature or Eng Lang & Lit (grade A), and a GCSE in a Modern Foreign Lang

Full entry requirements

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall (core points accepted), to include higher level English Literature (7) and 5 in two further higher level subjects. Plus a GCSE in a Modern Foriegn Language (grade B). 

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course description

BA (Hons) English Literature and a Modern Language (Italian)  

  • Gives students the opportunity to experience teaching from across 2 broad areas of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures bringing together expertise across a wide range of Subject Areas.
  • This four-year course will take students on a broadly chronological journey of English Literature from the Anglo Saxon period through to the present day. Alongside this, students will undertake a core language course and cultural content courses in their chosen language of study
  • Students develop detailed knowledge of both the language and culture of Italy from the medieval period to the present day.
  • The range of culture units offered across all years of the programme combine the study of the history, politics, literary, linguistic and visual culture of the peninsula and are taught by a range of specialists within these fields.
  • We also offer a linguistics pathway through the degree programme for those interested in the history of the Italian language and its dialects.
  • Assessment comprises a variety of methods including coursework essays, commentaries, presentations and exams.Language courses, taught by native speakers, involve comprehension, translation, grammar, and oral work.
  • The third year of the programme is spent abroad in Italy. Our students can choose to complete work placements, teach English in schools as part of the British Council assistantship scheme, or take advantage of our wide variety of popular Erasmus exchanges, which include: Bergamo, Bologna, Cagliari, Ferrara, Macerata, Naples, Palermo, Perugia and Siena.

Open days

  • The University hold open days twice a year (usually June and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.
  • We invite all promising candidates to an interview followed by a visit day specifically for your area of study.  On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, meet members of staff and current students and discuss study aims and qualifications with admissions staff.

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2015 will be approximately £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £14,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate fees pages.

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This course is delivered by:

School of Arts, Languages and Cultures

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3211
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Email
Website
www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/
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