Italian Language and Literature
Dal centro al cerchio, e sì dal cerchio al centro [Dante Alighieri, Paradiso XIV, 1] / From rim to center, center out to rim [Dante Alighieri, Comedy, Paradise XIV, 1]
The objective of the study is to develop and enlarge the knowledge and skills learned acquired in the Bachelor’s degree study programme of Italian languages and cultures or similar programmes. The Master's Degree focuses on enlarging the scope of Cultural knowledge, as well as critical thinking. It also acquaints and introduces the students to the main currents of research in Italian Philology and Italian Studies. In the area of Linguistics, students focus on the historical development of Italian Language and its varieties in a social-historical an social-cultural conceptual framework. In Literary criticism, students learn to use modern methodologies and critical theories in textual studies and literary analysis, applied to texts written in Italian language and its dialects.
Input language competence is at the C1 level according to the CEFR; output language competence is at the C2 level.
Practical training is not required.
The graduate is prepared to work in those areas requiring a deep and proficient command of Italian language and a wide range of knowledge of Italian and Italian speaking culture; areas such as: specialised research action, editorial, publication, translation, advertising, marketing, etc. Typically, a graduate in Italian studies would find career opportunities in other professional positions that require skills such as independent critical thinking and full competence in Italian language at a high level.
Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
An example of your study plan:
After completing the Master’s degree study program and after satisfying the admission requirements it is possible to continue further studies in a doctoral degree study program in Romance languages, Romance literatures, or other appropriate doctoral studies.
|Provided by||Faculty of Arts|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||2 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
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