BA English Literature and a Modern Language (Italian) / Overview
Year of entry: 2016
- Degree awarded
- 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
- 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).
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
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.
The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.
On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.
Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.
Courses in related subject areas
Use the links below to view lists of courses in related subject areas.
- Modern Languages and Cultures
- English Literature, American Studies and Creative Writing
- Italian Studies