Summary

Academic year: 2017/2018

Level of qualification

Bachelor's Degree Programme

Ministerial degree code

L-12 (Applied Languages)

Where

Interdepartmental School of Economics, Languages and Entrepreneurship for International Trade, Riviera Santa Margherita 76, 31100 Treviso (Italy)
For further information please contact the Campus in Treviso,  campus.treviso@unive.it

Head of studies

Prof. Del Barrio De La Rosa Florencio (Teaching Committee Coordinator,  fbarrio@unive.it)

Language

Italian

Access to the programme

Programmed, 77 places available
Quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 9 places, among which 5 are reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme.

Admission test: Linguistic-cultural and logic-aptitude tests. An understanding of B1-level English is expected, understanding of Italian grammar and general cultural, historic and geographical understanding of Spanish and Spanish-speaking countries.

Admission requirements

In addition to a successful outcome of the admission test, a previous suitable background is required: each curriculum needs a specific knowledge, which the student should  have before enrolling the university, in order to attend the course successfully.

If the results of the test are negative, the student can enroll, but he/she receives a supplementary educational debt (OFA), which means that the student must fill any gaps in his/ her background through specific activities organized by the University. More information on OFA for this programme is available on the webpage dedicated to admission test.

Learning outcomes

The Degree Programme is characterised with a professional approach to the study of foreign languages as well as oral and written mediation. One curriculum is provided, in which the following languages are taught: English and Italian. All language, interpreting and translation programmes as well as the general linguistics programme expect obligatory attendance. For the graduates, scholarships are provide for Spain (Tandem Escuela Internacional de Madrid).

Occupational profiles

Bachelor's degree graduates may work as interpreters, experts of commercial relations with domestic and international markets, translators, tour guides, cultural mediators and linguistic mediators in schools.

Below are some sectors in which the Bachelor’s Degrees can provide a professional outcome:

Communication and Public Relations:

  • Responsible for public relations at Italian companies and businesses operating abroad
  • Responsible for public relations and embassies in Italy and abroad
  • Linguistic consultant
  • Responsible for communications for staff in multicultural contexts.

Linguistic and Cultural Intermediation:

  • Interpreter for negotiations in an economic or legal environment at international level
  • Translator for educational texts and characters
  • Linguistic mediator in a scholarly environment
  • Linguistic and cultural mediator for welcoming and including foreign subjects in Italy

Tourism and Hospitality:

  • Touristic guide (subordinate access on passing an exam for qualification announced by the Province)
  • Working in cultural tourism
  • Organizer of international conferences
  • Touristic programmer

Attendance

Attendance is compulsory for language, general linguistics, liaison interpreting and translation courses.

Examination assessment and graduation

The educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
Knowledge acquired by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during the entire university career.
The degree exam consists in preparing a paper/thesis, evaluated according to methods similar to those of written exams but not in the presence of the student. The supervisor may require an oral discussion of the paper/thesis, in case he/she considers it to be necessary.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level) and Master's Degree Programmes