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IPML Italian and Russian / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
Integrated Professional Master in Languages
Duration
4, 5 or 6 years
Typical A-level offer
AAA including both languages to be studied
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

37 points overall

Higher Level Requirements - 6,6,6 including both subjects to be studied

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
RRH7
UCAS institution code
M20

Course description

The Integrated Professional Master in Languages (IPML) involves four years of full-time study in Manchester of two of the languages offered by the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. Both languages are studied at an advanced level (post-A-level or equivalent) and the final year of study is taught and assessed at master's level. The student's time in Manchester is combined with a minimum of two compulsory periods of residence abroad. Depending on the pathway and the residence abroad options chosen by the student, the IPML may be completed as a four-, five- or six-year programme.

Italian

  • Students develop detailed knowledge of the language and culture of Italy from the medieval period to the present day.
  • The range of units offered across all years of the programme combine the study of history, politics, literary, linguistic and visual culture of the peninsula and are taught by specialists in the fields.
  • We offer a linguistics pathway through the programme for those interested in the history of the Italian language and its dialects.
  • Assessment comprises methods including essays, commentaries, presentations and exams. Language courses, taught by native speakers, involve comprehension, translation, grammar and oral work.
  • Part of the third year is spent abroad in Italy. Students can choose to complete work placements, teach English in schools through the British Council assistantship scheme, or take advantage of our variety of Erasmus exchanges, which include: Bergamo, Bologna, Cagliari, Ferrara, Macerata, Naples, Palermo, Perugia and Siena.

Russian

  • Studies in Russian will enable students to develop their Russian language skills to a superior level, while also developing their interests in and knowledge of a variety of other subject areas (such as film and media studies, sociology, history and politics, literary and cultural studies).
  • Students will be provided with a broad grounding in Russian area studies, with an emphasis on the integrated study of language, culture and society.

Open days

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.

Fees

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.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
0161 275 3211
Facsimile
0161 275 3031
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk
Academic department overview

See: About us

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