First cycle degree in

Humanities

Class: L-10 - Humanities

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Class L-10 - Humanities
Duration 3 years
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Tuition fees and scholarships
Programme coordinator VALENTINA GALLO
Access Open access with assessment test
Reference structures Department of linguistic and literary studies, School of human and social sciences and cultural heritage

A course that instructs students how to read and interpret the literary production and profiles of the most significant authors of the ancient, modern, and contemporary world with linguistic, philological, and historical-literary methods by inserting the tools learned in the texts with a correct historical-critical perspective. Students can choose between two curricula, Ancient Literature or Modern Literature. Ancient Literature offers an in-depth analysis of the ancient world while Modern Literature is dedicated to the medieval, modern, and contemporary world. The Italian language plays an essential role in both curricula as its literary richness offers an educational base that ranges from history to geography, from philosophy to archeology, as well as from art to entertainment. Students may pursue work in the fields of culture (libraries and archives), publishing (editing and translation of texts), information (as a journalist in the cultural sector), and advertising (as a copywriter

Curricula
LETTERE ANTICHE; LETTERE MODERNE

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Characteristics and objectives
The Bachelor's Degree course in Lettere provides students with a sound methodological and historical foundation in Literary studies through first-hand analysis of the main authors and works of the ancient, modern and contemporary worlds. Students become thereby able to both critically understand and interpret literary texts putting them into a historical-critical perspective, and effectively convey in good Italian the subject and outcome of their studies. While entailing in-depth study of medieval, modern and contemporary history, the degree course program is mainly focused on the Italian Language and Literature.

Occupational opportunities
Graduates in Lettere can perform professional tasks in public and private cultural organisations as well as in libraries, publishing companies and in the ITC sector.

From Bachelor’s degree to Master’s degree
Our BA graduates can enroll in MA Courses in Modern Philology, Classics, Ancient HIstory and Linguistics. They will comply with the necessary requirements published in the Calls or Application of each MA Programme.

Curricula
LETTERE ANTICHE; LETTERE MODERNE

  Teaching list

I Year ROMANCE PHILOLOGY [CFU 9] GENERAL LINGUISTICS [CFU 9] ITALIAN LITERATURE [CFU 9] LATIN LITERATURE 1 [CFU 9] GEOGRAPHY [CFU 9] GREEK LITERATURE 1 [CFU 9] TEST OF WRITTEN LATIN [CFU 6] COMPUTER USE [CFU 3] WRITTEN ITALIAN [CFU 3] GREEK HISTORY [CFU 9] FRENCH LITERATURE [CFU 9] SPANISH LANGUAGE LITERATURE [CFU 9] ENGLISH LITERATURE [CFU 9] GERMAN LITERATURE [CFU 9] MEDIEVAL HISTORY [CFU 9] MODERN HISTORY [CFU 9] CONTEMPORARY HISTORY [CFU 9] FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH [CFU 3] FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH [CFU 3] FOREIGN LANGUAGE: SPANISH [CFU 3] FOREIGN LANGUAGE: GERMAN [CFU 3] II Year LATIN LITERATURE [CFU 9] GREEK LITERATURE 2 [CFU 9] LATIN LITERATURE 2 [CFU 9] ACADEMIC WRITING [CFU 6] COMPUTER USE [CFU 3] HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN LANGUAGE [CFU 9] ROMAN HISTORY [CFU 9] GREEK PHILOLOGY [CFU 9] GREEK GRAMMAR [CFU 9] LATIN GRAMMAR [CFU 9] LATIN PHILOLOGY [CFU 9] BYZANTINE LITERATURE [CFU 6] MEDIAEVAL LATIN LITERATURE [CFU 6] ROMANCE PHILOLOGY 2 [CFU 6] ROMANCE PHILOLOGY [CFU 6] ADVANCED LINGUISTICS [CFU 6] ITALIAN LITERATURE 2 [CFU 9] THEORY OF LITERATURE [CFU 9] THEORY AND HISTORY OF RETHORIC [CFU 9] COMPARATIVE LITERATURE [CFU 9]