Taught course

Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa

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

Entry requirements

To be admitted to this Master's Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Master’s Degree programme in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa has the formative objective to prepare students to possess an elevated understanding in a language from Asia or Mediterranean Africa, with particular attention to the specific jargon relating to the economic and legal framework, combined with a solid knowledge of economic and business, legal, historical, political and socio-political reality relevant to the geographical area covered by the study and available in a specialized way, depending on the chosen curriculum. A fundamental element of the preparation is the competence of of sociolinguistic and communicative processes specific to the areas in question, aiming to allow the student to be able to resolve problems of a practical, ethical and socio-anthropological nature within intercultural communication, and in various aspects of the international corperation. The students, furthermore ,will have informatic and telematic skills, whether general or linked to the specific reference linguistic realities (software for writing in languages with different alphabets to those latin or non-alphabetic, the use and compilation of databases in these languages, etc.), as well as an in-depth understanding of the principle research tools and relative methodology, in the fields of social, political, economic and legal institutions of Asia and Mediterranean Africa.

Information for international students

A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is required.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Welcome Unit
Email
recruiting@unive.it