Master Program in Languages in Italy

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A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Students taking a Master in Languages will be able to demonstrate main concepts in a range of linguistic disciplines while developing expertise in linguistics procedures. In addition to language development, students will take an interdisciplinary approach which requires critical thinking.

Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.

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Second cycle degree/Two year Master in Specialized Translation

School of Foreign Languages, Literatures, Interpreting and Translation Forli Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2017 Italy Forli + 1 more

The 2-year second-cycle degree programme in Specialized Translation trains language specialists who can translate, revise and proof-read texts and multimedia/audiovisual products professionally in a variety of highly specialized domains. [+]

Best Masters in Languages in Italy 2017. Getting to know the School The School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation (Forlì Campus) We are committed to training students to a high professional standard able to perform as top-ranking specialists in language mediation, interpreting and translation. All our students graduate with a thorough knowledge of at least two languages and a high competence in Italian. The Forlì Campus School of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation is one of the two Italian institutions to be accredited by the Conference Internationale d'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interprètes (CIUTI). Getting to know the Programme The 2-year second-cycle degree programme in Specialized Translation trains language specialists who can translate, revise and proof-read texts and multimedia/audiovisual products professionally in a variety of highly specialized domains. During the programme, you will get extensive practice of translation into and out of Italian and two languages, one of which is English and the other is chosen from a set including Chinese, French, German, Spanish and Russian. English is the medium of instruction for non language-specific subjects, such as translation technology, translation methods and media accessibility. Requirements and Admission Procedures The course takes in a limited number of students each year. To be admitted, you must provide evidence of English language proficiency (CEFR level C1 or above), and take a preliminary test assessing your ability to translate between Italian and one language of your choice among those available. Learning Outcomes Thanks to the degree programme in Specialized Translation you will acquire the competences and develop the abilities needed to play an active role on the global language industry scene. In particular, you will become familiar with at least three lingua-cultures, Italian, English and a third one of your choice among Chinese, French, German, Spanish and Russian, with several languages for special purposes and the associated knowledge domains, and with the technological aids, working methods and theoretical presuppositions and ethical considerations that are mainstream in the translation profession. You will be able to translate, adapt, revise and proof-read both written and multimedia/audiovisual texts; use state-of the- art tools and documentation resources for translation and associated tasks; critically evaluate translation quality and choices. Programme Contents The programme includes 120 ECTS credits and lasts two years. In the first year you will take courses in translation technology and methods, media communication, translation for the publishing industry, and linguistics. In the second year you will take courses in specialized, culture and literature, and translation for media accessibility. You will be free to choose two electives, will carry out an internship period and will prepare and defend a dissertation. All practice-oriented courses are taught in computer labs equipped with state-of-the-art Computer-Aided Translation software. Career Opportunities As a graduate in Specialized Translation, you will be able to work as a translator for the publishing industry and/ or in one or more technical domains, or as a localizer, subtitler, terminologist and language technology expert. Opportunities abound internationally, both for careers as free-lancers and for posts with public bodies and private companies.The course also prepares for third-cycle degree programmes/PhD. [-]

Master in Languages, Economics and Institutions of Asia and North Africa

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides excellent proficiency in one of the Asian or North African languages, with a special focus on the economic and legal jargon, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the economic, legal, historical and political aspects of the geographical area of reference. [+]

Level of qualification Second Cycle Degree Programme (Ministerial Decree no. 270/2004) Ministerial Degree Code LM-38 (Modern Languages for Communication and International Cooperation) Where Interdepartmental School of Asian Studies and Business Management Access to the programme Unlimited entry (quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 20 places, among which 10 are reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme). Admission 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: the assessment will be done at enrolment. Learning outcomes This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides excellent proficiency in one of the Asian or North African languages, with a special focus on the economic and legal jargon, as well as an in-depth knowledge of the economic, legal, historical and political aspects of the geographical area of reference. Students will also acquire sound knowledge of sociolinguistic and communication processes, as well familiarity with IT and electronic means of communication, both in general and with reference to their language of specialization. Languages available: Arabic, Chinese/English, Chinese, Japanese Curricula available Language, politics and economics of Arabic countries Language and Management to China Language, society and institutions of contemporary China Language, economics and institution Occupational profiles Second-cycle graduates may be employed in businesses and financial institutions operating in Asian and North African markets, in national and international public organisations, within volunteers’ facilities and institutions operating in co-operation and development sectors. They may also perform their professional activity in organisations and institutions in the field of economic, social and cultural integration, within sectors of specialised press and technical-scientific publishing, and in specialist consulting in the economic-financial field. [-]

Master’s degree in Modern Languages for International Communication and Cooperation ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of at least two of the languages used in international communication; To obtain a knowledge of the cultural, historical, economic and social backgrounds of the countries where the student's chosen languages are spoken; A good basic knowledge of the main social sciences, economic and legal subjects; ... [+]

Best Masters in Languages in Italy 2017. OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of at least two of the languages used in international communication To obtain a knowledge of the cultural, historical, economic and social backgrounds of the countries where the student's chosen languages are spoken A good basic knowledge of the main social sciences, economic and legal subjects The ability to use information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Positions of responsibility in Italian companies, public administration, non-profit organizations and charities, local institutions Positions in international organizations, enterprises concerned with co-operation and development aid Experts employed in public institutions involved in economic, social and cultural integration Training of prospective language researchers. CURRICULA Modern Languages for International Communication and Cooperation ADMISSION Enrolments are accepted with a maximum debit of 40 cfu/ECTS credits. The Italian version of the site shows a Simulazione (template) for each Specialist Degree course activated. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

Master’s degree in European and Pan-American Languages and Literatures ( taught in Italian )

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

OBJECTIVES: To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints; Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas; ... [+]

OBJECTIVES To acquire a thorough knowledge of the history of literature and the culture of European and American civilizations from various viewpoints Fluency in at least one of the main languages spoken in Europe and the Americas Expertise on at least one of the important civilizations of Europe and the Americas The ability to use the main information technology tools. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Planning, co-ordination and cultural mediation as well as specific competence (historical and literary expertise) relating to European and Pan-American cultures and literature, as well as a good theoretical knowledge of their main features. CURRICULA Education and Methodologies Literary and Cultural Studies (with subjects taught in English) ADMISSION Enrolments are accepted with a maximum debit of 40 cfu/ECTS credits. The Italian version of the site shows a Simulazione (template) for each Specialist Degree course activated. ENTRY TESTS Individual interview. RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATION International certification attesting students' knowledge of foreign languages are recognized. TRAINEESHIPS Traineeship activities linked to students' studies and their final exam. These are in compliance with agreements between the University and host organizations and are closely monitored by tutors and supervising teaching staff. TUTORING The Department offers a tutoring service aimed at assisting newly-enrolled students, helping and advising them as regards their studies and in compiling their study plans. [-]

CLE Master program in European Literary Cultures

Erasmus Mundus Master Course in European Literary Cultures
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Bologna

The CLE Master’s program teaches students how to manage the manifold aspects of the European scene, offering them a multicultural education along three main methodological lines: [+]

Best Masters in Languages in Italy 2017. About CLE The program seeks to provide a high quality preparation reflecting the multicultural aspects of Europe. The CLE Master Course is a program devoted to improving the quality of European Higher Education and strengthening intercultural communication. The programme encourages and supports: cooperation as well as student, scholar and staff exchange among universities; the worldwide promotion of the image of the European Union as a space of academic excellence; communication between university and cultural institutions and enterprises (Museums, Publishers, Foundations) as well as public and private companies; better career opportunities for its graduates and access to the international workforce. The CLE Master Course aims at providing international students with excellent T-shaped skills in: at least three European languages (English – mandatory, two other languages among French, Italian and Greek); at least three domains of European culture and thought (Literature, Art, Cultural History, Ethics and Aesthetics, Science of Language). The CLE Master Course is a two-year full-time academic program. At the end of the two-year program, after defending their Master’s thesis before an international committee, CLE students receive a multiple diploma issued by the universities of the consortium where they spent at least one semester. The language in which the courses are offered may vary according to the University providing them. Over the years, many additional activities (seminars, conferences, workshops, language courses) have been entrusted to highprofile scholars/guest lecturers. The CLE intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern. Participating universities : Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, ITALIA Université de Haute-Alsace (Mulhouse), FRANCE Université de Strasbourg, FRANCE Aristoteleion Panepistimion Thessaloniki, ELLAS Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Dakar), SÉNÉGAL Objectives The CLE Master’s program teaches students how to manage the manifold aspects of the European scene, offering them a multicultural education along three main methodological lines: Cultural education in at least three domains of the European thought, ranging from literature to history and language sciences. High-level European languages education, complementing in-class with on-site practice in at least two countries of the consortium. Dynamic education thanks to his programme of international exchange. The CLE Master’s programme wants to train dynamic and critical experts in the humanities, with a good awareness of country-specific problems and the ability to make competent decisions, relying on their rich cultural baggage. Skill-based education intended to prepare the students to meet the needs of the job market. The CLE Master’s programme offers several complementary activities (seminars with international scholars and professionals) aiming to improve at best its student’s skills and to promote the employability. Therefore, the CLE Master also includes a one-week workshop studied to implement its student’s competencies and creativity as well as their knowledge of the job market. Academic competence Students who obtain the Master degree in European Literary Cultures should possess a level of competence which corresponds to the “second cycle descriptor level” of the Tuning Project for European Studies. They should be able: to interpret events, developments and EU policies in national, regional and local areas (through units 1 and 3 of the program); to use different disciplinary methodologies in a complementary way (through Units 1, 2 and 3); to develop a guided research project (through units 1 and 2) and to work independently (with the unit 4), to understand and interpret EU policies (through Unit 3) to understand and interpret ideas and concepts from Europe and European integration (through units 1 and 3) to communicate in several international languages, using appropriate terminology (through Unit 2 and Mobility required) to move in different countries and possess good attitudes of cultural understanding (thanks to the mobility requirement). As far as educational goals are concerned, a masters graduate from this program should: know at least three eurorean languages (English, French, and Italian and/or Greek, depending on the mobility chosen); know the different methodologies of literary studies (national literatures, comparative literature, literature and computer science etc.); be able to develop a comprehensive bibliography, a research record and a research paper on a topic concerning European literature; know at least three areas of methodologies (eg, history of literature, textual analysis, history, art history, history of ideas etc..) to analyze the production of European culture in depth; know the history and culture of Europe in order to contextualize the literary production in the broader context of European cultural history. Career Opportunities The main career perspectives for CLE graduates are: Doctoral research focused on European literature and cultures. The European Doctorate in Higher Education (DESE), «Les Littératures de l’Europe unie» is structured to develop the Master Erasmus Mundus CLE objectives. A career in the European cultural institutions or local authorities involving a cultural program (development and international exhibitions, the development and management of cultural exchange programs; development of cultural contents in various types of associations). Therefore the CLE Master's program encourages students contacts and collaboration with several institutions such as linguistic and cultural centers, foundations, museums and publishers. A career in the private sector, requiring book-related skills (translations, philological editions) or multicultural skills (cultural mediation, social responsibility agenda), journalism, literary criticism, radio or tv broadcasting, copyediting, public relations. For this reason, the CLE Master’s Program includes several occasions for its students to meet, discuss and collaborate with professionals of these various sectors. There is a very good employability of CLE graduated students in PhD and cultural institutions or enterprises. Here are the results of CLE survey about their position after graduation in the job market from 2010 until 2014. It shows that the 35% carried on their activity in PhD and the 65% found a position in: teaching, management, translation, intercultural relations, media and communication, freelance, art. [-]

Master in Language Sciences

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme will provide advanced linguistic and cultural knowledge, analytical skills in the chosen foreign language as well as the necessary ability to interact with multidisciplinary and multicultural research groups. [+]

Class LM-39 (Linguistics) Double / Joint Degree Title Joint / Joint Master's Degree in Linguistics Inglese with Otto-Friedrich University - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi TUDOMÁNYEGYETEM - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France.) Access: the notice of selection. It 'also a convention with the Goethe University in Frankfurt, under which the two universities will recognize the selected students, the conclusion of the studies, the double title of "Master of Science in Language" (Ca' Foscari University of Venice) and "Master of Arts in Italienstudien" (Goethe University Frankfurt). Access to Title Double / Double Degree provides a preliminary public selection of candidates. Access mode Free with evaluation of the minimum (quota reserved for non-EU students residing abroad: 6 places, including 1 reserved for Chinese students residing in China, under the Marco Polo). Admission requirements Admission to the course requires the possession of further minimum curricular requirements and requested personale.È adequate preparation, possession of certified knowledge of English at least B2 level, will guarantee at the time of enrollment or to be established by graduation, depending on the chosen language. Educational Goals The Master of Science Programme provides advanced knowledge of language and culture in foreign language choice and ability to interact with multidisciplinary research groups and multicultural. Depending on the route chosen, the student will be able to deepen the historical and diachronic evolution of the language of your choice (philological / computer methods for interpreting and editing texts), thematic and educational tools for teaching Italian to foreigners and foreign languages ​​in Italian, the language tools for the analysis of the language and language acquisition disorders in case of deafness, the formal analysis of language, languages, cultures and literatures in the different stages of their development. Languages ​​of which it is on teaching: Albanian, Arabic, Czech, Hebrew, French, English, Italian Sign Language (LIS), Modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian-Croatian, Spanish, German. Curricula / paths Curriculum Language Sciences Curriculum Inglese linguistics (Joint Degree) Professional Profiles Graduates will have access to positions with high responsibility in the field of language education, cooperation and international institutions, public utilities aimed at intercultural communication services. Furthermore graduates can handle advanced research on language and on languages ​​at institutions and research laboratories; carry out coordination activities in the linguistic continuing education programs and hosting and training in Italian of foreign students in schools; provide expert advice in the areas of publishing and multimedia communication; perform Italian teaching activities for foreigners in Italian cultural institutes abroad; provide advice and specialized collaboration in medical research on language disorders and language disabilities; perform the profession of assistant communications for deaf people and the LIS expert. [-]

Master in European, American and Postcolonial Languages and Literatures

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

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. [+]

Best Masters in Languages in Italy 2017. Ministerial Degree Code LM-37 (Modern American and European Languages and Literatures) Curricula available Literatures and Cultures The sub-curricula available are: American Studies English Studies French Studies German Studies Iberian Studies Slavic and Balkan Studies 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). 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). 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 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: Curriculum in English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. Access: through a selection following an admission call. Doble titulación en Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos / Double Degree in Iberian and Ibero-American Studies. Access: through a selection following an admission call (Universidad de Huelva, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Universidad de Sevilla). Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones. Access: through a selection following an admission call. Admission 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. 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. [-]

Master's Degree in Foreign Languages and Literature

University of Ferrara
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Ferrara

The Laurea Magistrale in Foreign Languages and Literature is an advanced academic programme which offers high-level specialization in two languages chosen from English, Spanish, German and French, together with an in-depth study of literature, linguistics and history... [+]

The Laurea Magistrale in Foreign Languages and Literature is an advanced academic programme which offers high-level specialization in two languages chosen from English, Spanish, German and French, together with an in-depth study of literature, linguistics and history. The main objectives of the programme are: - a high level of proficiency in the chosen languages and the ability to analyze literary texts critically; - formal analysis of language, including phonology, to be applied to textual analysis, translation and language teaching; - expertise in the methodologies and theories of criticism, philology, and linguistics. The programme promotes a liberal arts philosophy that privileges small classes, high ratios of teachers to students and interactive classroom experiences. The programme also fosters independent thinking and research, in order to develop evaluative critical ability and professionalism. The career opportunities open to our graduates include: research in public and private institutions; teaching and management positions in Italian cultural institutes, international bodies, governmental and non-governmental organizations. [-]