BA History of Art and a Modern Language (Italian) / Overview
Year of entry: 2016
- Degree awarded
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
ABB-BBB including English Language at A2 or GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (Grade B)
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
32 - 34 points overall (core points accepted), with higher level grades 6,5,5 - 5,5,5 including English Language or GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (Grade B)
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
BA (Hons) History of Art and 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.
- History of Art and Visual Studies course units cover European and North American art and architecture from the Ancient Greek world to the present day, as well as courses in Middle Eastern and South Asian art.
- 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.
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