Italian Studies (4 Years) [BA]
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- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
- Degree awarded
- 4 years
- Typical A-level offer
- BBB including modern foreign language at GCSE (grade B)
- Typical International Baccalaureate offer
31 points overall (core points accepted), to include 5,5,5 in higher level subjects. Plus a GCSE modern foreign language (grade B).
- How to apply
- Apply through UCAS
BA (Hons) Italian Studies
- 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.
Flexible Honours may allow you to study an additional arts, languages or cultures subject. Find out more here .
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 fees pages.
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