Taught course (will run subject to approval)

European, American and Postcolonial Languages and Literatures

Institution
Ca'Foscari University of Venice · Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

To be admitted to this Second Cycle 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. For the Literatures and Cultures curriculum (sub-curricula of English Studies and American Studies), and the Joint Degree English and American Literary and Cultural Studies curriculum, this knowledge must be obtained at enrolment; for the remaining curricula, students who do not attest the knowledge at enrolment will be required to verify it before graduation.

Literatures and Cultures, English and American Literary and Cultural Studies, Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree), Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree)

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

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)

Double/Joint Degree

European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France).

Access: call for applications

Double Degree with 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 with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France); Humboldt-Universität - Berlino (Germany). 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

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:

Learning outcomes

This Second Cycle 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.

Occupational profiles

Second-cycle graduates, thanks to the skills acquired and their possession of critical knowledge giving them independent judgment in carrying out their activities, will be able to pursue their studies in the research field and to hold leading positions in national and international businesses and within public and private institutions and organisations.

Attendance

Attendance is 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 [IT] and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Access to further studies

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

For further information

Degree programme website: www.unive.it/cdl/lm3 [IT]
Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies:www.unive.it/dep.dslcc

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

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