- The acquisition of a full understanding of the history, philological study and criticism of Western art and literature
- The comparative study of these traditions from a comparative point-of-view, paying attention to the contact and interconnections between the major Western European and American cultural traditions, from classical era to present day
- The synchronic and diachronic study of works that may be distant in time, space, culture and genre, using the theory and methodology of comparative studies.
The course aims to produce an adaptable professional, capable of teaching literature and of continuing literary and historical reserch and also of working in qualified posts requiring a thorough comparative understanding of the most important contemporary cultures (posts in the areas of publishing and communications, journalism, public relations, literary and specialist translation) or those requiring the knowledge of new communication theories and technologies (in the areas of archives, libraries, public arts administration, cultural centres and foundations and specialist cultural study unit, public and private, in Italy and abroad).
- Literature, Fine and Visual Arts
- Philology, History and Education
Recognition of 140 credits of 180 obtained during the undergraduate degree course.
A Three-Year First level Degree or equivalent.