Summary

Academic year: 2017/2018

Level of qualification

Master's Degree Programme

Ministerial degree code

LM-37 (Modern American and European Languages and Literatures)

Double/Joint Degree

  • Double Degree in Iberian and Ibero-American with Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Argentina), Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).
    At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Licenciatura en Letras of Universidad Nacional del Litoral; or Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Mestrado em Letras (Programa de Pós-Graduação em Letras) of Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. Students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Máster en Literaturas europea y enseñanza de lenguas (LEEL) of Universidad de Huelva; or Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Máster Universitario en Estudios Hispánicos Superiores of Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).
    Access: call for applications.
  • Double Degree - Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones.
    At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones of one of the partner universities.
    Access: call for applications.

Where

Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies:

  • Ca' Bembo, Dorsoduro 1075, 30123 Venice
  • Palazzo Cosulich, Dorsoduro 1405, 30123 Venice
  • Ca’ Bernardo, Dorsoduro 3199, 30123 Venice

For further information please contact the Department Teaching Office,  didattica.dslcc@unive.it.

Head of studies

Prof. Vincenzo Arsillo (Teaching Committee Coordinator;   arsillo@unive.it)

Language

Italian and English

Access to the programme

Unlimited entry subject to assessment of minimum requirements.
Quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 6 places, among which 1 is reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme.

Special admission requirements are established for the following curricula:

Admission requirements

To be admitted to this Master's Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.
Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.

Learning outcomes

This Master's degree programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.

Languages available:
Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romenian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

Curricula available

  • Literatures and Cultures. The sub-curricula available are:

    • American Studies;
    • English Studies;
    • French Studies;
    • German Studies;
    • Iberian Studies;
    • Slavic and Balkan Studies.

  • English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. The sub-curricula available are:

    • Literary Studies;
    • Cultural Studies (Joint degree).

  • Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree).
  • Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree).

Occupational profiles

Thanks to the skills achieved during the two-year Master’s Degree, as well as critically gained knowledge - that will allow independent judgement and decision making skills in the exercise of its activities - Master’s students will be able to follow studies in the field of research, to take on roles of importance in activities of management and cultural events, to fulfil roles of responsibility in the fields of national entrepreneurship for teaching language, citizenship and foreign literature in public schools at all ages.

Attendance

Open, but strongly recommended.

Examination assessment and graduation

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 gained by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during their entire university career.
The final exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Access to further studies

Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.