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A Master of Arts is an intellectually rewarding endeavor, often providing essential knowledge and training in the arts and humanities for fulfilling career paths. Usually a two-year program, the MA typically requires a bachelor’s degree before admission. What is an MA in Italian Studies? This degree centers on the culture, history and language of the Italian people. As such, students in this… Read more

A Master of Arts is an intellectually rewarding endeavor, often providing essential knowledge and training in the arts and humanities for fulfilling career paths. Usually a two-year program, the MA typically requires a bachelor’s degree before admission.

What is an MA in Italian Studies? This degree centers on the culture, history and language of the Italian people. As such, students in this MA program may be able to take such classes as Italian literature, European history, art, opera and Italian politics. Achieving proficiency in Italian will be crucial to understanding classic texts in-depth, so students may also expect to spend much time in grammar, conversation and translation courses while completing their studies.

Benefits of completing an MA in Italian Studies include an extensive depth of cultural understanding, useful in a variety of cultural and social contexts. Students may also refine their presentation and discourse skills. Finally, the immersion into the language and culture may produce a rewarding proficiency in Italian. These skills are useful both on the professional and personal level.

Tuition for a master’s degree differs depending on location and specific university requirements. Contact your academic advisor for specific cost details.

Career options for graduates of an Italian Studies Master of Arts program may include museum curators and Italian or European historians. Some students also go on to teach Italian in high schools and universities. Others may enjoy impactful careers in international policy, economics and business development. For individuals more interested in the linguistic aspects, this degree program’s linguistic proficiency requirements also lend themselves well to such career options as a translator or linguist. The breadth and variety of subjects learned make this degree desirable for anyone who prefers many career opportunities.

Master of Arts programs are often offered via face-to-face instruction, though online options may also be available. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The M.A. program in Italian Studies intends to provide students with a broad knowledge of Italian culture from a literary, linguistic, and historical perspective; to offer the ... +

The M.A. program in Italian Studies intends to provide students with a broad knowledge of Italian culture from a literary, linguistic, and historical perspective; to offer them a solid grasp of major trends in critical and cultural theories and train them to apply these approaches to specific expressions of Italian culture; to provide students with the methodology and research skills to develop interdisciplinary projects in their courses and in their Master’s theses; to help students obtain high proficiency in oral and written Italian language, both through core and elective courses on campus and through one semester’s matriculation at an Italian university; to help each student acquire or enhance expressive competencies in the domain of Italian culture that he/she intends to select for his/her M.A. specialization. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano, Switzerland

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, ... +

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, because it is based on a study plan consisting of courses that, every year, are gathered around a specific theme: thematic unit that becomes a stimulus and a concrete opportunity for interdisciplinarity. It intends to offer its students the acquisition of a mature right of citizenship in the domain of the word, which will allow them to question the present, to consciously set out towards the future and, above all, to recognize their own uniqueness of persons. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
Italian
Sep 2021
Campus