First cycle degree in

Language, literature and cultural communication

Class: L-11 - Modern languages and civilisations & L-12 - Applied languages

y2024 WUR Subject Modern Languages badge 100
Class L-11 - Modern languages and civilisations & L-12 - Applied languages
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator BARBARA GORI
Access Open access with assessment test

An international vocational course that teaches students to master linguistic communicate in two foreign languages using the tools of linguistic, philological, and literary analysis. In fact, students will face the two linguistic areas chosen from a cultural and literary production point of view and complete the training with lessons from the historical, anthropological, sociological, cultural, and economic-legal fields. Students will choose two of these languages (and possibly a third as free or additional credits): Anglo-American, Czech and Slovak, French, English, Modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese-Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian and Croatian, Slovenian, Spanish, German, or Hungarian). Students can pursue work in commercial companies and linguistic services, cultural institutes, libraries, publishing, international organizations, and in tourism.

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Characteristics and objectives
Our graduates acquire good knowledge and good oral and written language skills in two foreign languages. They also earn good knowledge of the cultures and literatures related to the linguistic worlds they choose, and can use thoroughly-applied tools in their linguistic, philological and literary analyses. Furthermore, they have at least basic skills and knowledge in demographic, anthropological, sociological, economic, legal and widely cultural topics.
It is also possible to devise a study plan which includes a third foreign language and literature, using the optional credits available or adding further credits to the 180 legally required.
Our students can choose from the following linguistic and literary areas: Anglo-American, Czech and Slovakian, French, English, German, Modern Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese-Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian and Croatian, Slovenian, Spanish.

Occupational opportunities
Our graduates may find jobs in trading and language service companies, in cultural institutions and libraries, in publishing and journalism, in international organizations, in cultural tourism and communication agencies. They may also work in cultural and linguistic education in private institutions and companies. They will be able to continue their studies in Masters Courses and engage in public and private research.

From Bachelor's degree to Master's degree
Our graduates may naturally enroll in the following two MA courses:
- LM 37: Lingue e letterature europee e americane / European and American Languages and Literatures
- LM 38: Lingue moderne per la comunicazione e la cooperazione internazionale/ Modern Languages for Communication and International Cooperation

If our BA graduates have included the necessary topics and credits required, they may also enroll in the following MA courses offered by the University of Padua:

- LM 39: Linguistica/Linguistics
- LM-52: Diritti Umani - Human Rights Governance
- LM 85-88: Culture, Formazione e Società globale/Cultures, Education and Global Society