Master in Humanities Studies in Italy

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Humanities Studies

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.

 

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a unitary parliamentary republic within the European Union, located in Southern Europe. To the north, it borders France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia along the Alps.

Top Master Programs in Humanities Studies in Italy 2018/2019

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Second cycle degree - Two year Master in Specialized Translation

University of Bologna School of Foreign Languages, Literatures, Interpreting and Translation Forli Campus
Campus Full time Part time 2 years October 2018 Italy Forli + 1 more

The 2-year second-cycle degree program 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. [+]

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 of the 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).

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Master in Language and Mind : Linguistics and Cognitive Studies

University of Siena
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Siena

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula: Linguistics and Cognition; Philosophy and Cognition. The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. [+]

Language and Mind: Linguistics and Cognitive Studies (SpecializationLinguistics and Cognition; Specialization Philosophy and Cognition)

The Master program in “Language and Mind. Linguistics and Cognitive Studies” is articulated in two curricula:

Linguistics and Cognition Philosophy and Cognition

The program focuses, in both curricula, on the study of language in the perspective of cognitive studies and of the philosophy of language and mind. It is primarily addressed to students interested in:

the in-depth description of human languages, in their different varieties including different dialects; the study of language as a cognitive capacity and its relevance in the domain of first and second language acquisition and language pathology; the study of the philosophical, psychological, biological and social bases of language and cognition; the study of the relevance of the analysis of human language for philosophical studies. ... [-]

Master in Area and Global Studies for International Cooperation

University of Turin
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Italy Turin

The Master's Degree course in Area and Global Studies for International Cooperation aims to provide the skills necessary to operate effectively in the various professions that constitute the field of international cooperation and area studies. [+]

The Master's Degree course in Area and Global Studies for International Cooperation aims to provide the skills necessary to operate effectively in the various professions that constitute the field of international cooperation and area studies. To this end, the curriculum of the master's degree program includes activities aimed at:

the acquisition of advanced knowledge in the fields of international cooperation and politics; political, economic and social organization of specific geographic areas as well as the juridical, historical and anthropological dimensions that distinguish them, in addition to global processes and phenomena; the interpretation of social, economic, territorial, environmental and cultural transformations, also seen in their gender dimension; the preparation of international cooperation projects and the evaluation of results. ... [-]

Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Interpretariato e Traduzione Editoriale, Settoriale

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme aims to train professionals with specific linguistic skills in the field of interpretation and (specialist and literary) translation, capable of using IT and multimedia technologies and tools. [+]

This graduate programme trains professionals in dealing with numerous linguistic, literary and socio-cultural topics, in a comparative and multicultural way. Graduates are equipped with specific linguistic skills in the field of interpretation and (specialist and literary) translation and are able to use IT and multimedia technologies and tools. The courses are taught in the specialisation language as well as in English.The courses include Italian-Chinese and Chinese-English consecutive interpretation, Chinese and Cantonese for Business, Chinese Translation for Mass Media and computer-assisted translation tools.

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Master's Degree in Language Sciences (Language Sciences Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Program 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. [+]

This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

- Joint Master's Degree in Linguistics (English Language) in collaboration with Otto-Friedrich University - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudomànyegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France.) - Double degree with Goethe University - Frankfurt At the end of this study program students can be awarded a double degree: "Master of Science in Language" (Ca' Foscari University of Venice) and "

Master of Arts in Italienstudien" (Goethe University Frankfurt).

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Professional Master in Global Business Japan

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Italy Venice

The aim of this Master’s Programme is to develop competencies in communication, collaboration and creation as professional premises for cross-border business and management toward/in/with Japan. Students will be offered opportunities to acquire skills, capabilities, and experiences relevant to developing business opportunities and professional careers while using and improving their command of Japanese and English. This will be done through active (project and case study centered) learning in Japanese and English under the guidance of experienced business persons and academics. [+]

The aim of this Master’s Programme is to develop competencies in communication, collaboration and creation as professional premises for cross-border business and management toward/in/with Japan. Students will be offered opportunities to acquire skills, capabilities, and experiences relevant to developing business opportunities and professional careers while using and improving their command of Japanese and English.

This will be done through active (project and case study centred) learning in Japanese and English under the guidance of experienced business persons and academics.

The contents of this course will consist of business language and manners, corporate culture, societal and regional challenges, employment practices, accounting and financing, marketing, trade and logistics, legal management, cross-border M&A analysis, workshops and internships with European, Italian and Japanese firms.... [-]


Master's Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature (American studies curriculum; English studies curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities. [+]

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

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). Double Degree with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France), Humboldt-Universität - Berlin (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the application procedure page Level of qualification ... [-]

Masters in Linguistics

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The Master's program in Linguistics aims to prepare graduates capable of making the most of metalinguistic analysis in teaching, in research and in its applications concerning socially relevant linguistic issues such as, for example, language pathologies, linguistic integration of immigrants, and analytical assessment of linguistic documents. [+]

Masters in Linguistics

The Master's program in Linguistics aims to prepare graduates capable of making the most of metalinguistic analysis in teaching, in research and in its applications concerning socially relevant linguistic issues such as, for example, language pathologies, linguistic integration of immigrants, and analytical assessment of linguistic documents. These objectives will be achieved by way of: a) in-depth study of advanced and up-to-date linguistic theories and methodologies that are integrated with a general knowledge of epistemology and psychology, and b) the application of these theories to specific linguistic problems in Italy and other European countries. With this goal in mind, the postgraduate course guarantees the acquisition of at least one European language other than Italian at an upper-intermediate level.... [-]


Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. [+]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literature

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. Besides, students’ linguistic and literary knowledge will be extended to the extra-European variants of these languages and cultures (in the Euro-Mediterranean, Euro-American, and postcolonial areas). The course is therefore meant to open up to worldwide cooperation in the fields of formation, research, and cultural enterprise. In this view, starting from a.y. 2017/2018, the Master’s Degree LM37 has opted for an internationalized statute with a teaching program to be held wholly in English. This degree qualifies as a highly internationally oriented program, opening out to the world and promoting the enrolment of non-Italian speaking students.... [-]


Master in Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe

University of Bologna
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Forli

The international Master of Arts MIREES is a Second cycle Joint Degree (120 ECTS), awarded by the School of Political Sciences-Forlì Campus in cooperation with the following partner universities: Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas; Saint-Petersburg State University. [+]

The international Master of Arts MIREES is a Second cycle Joint Degree (120 ECTS), awarded by the School of Political Sciences-Forlì Campus in cooperation with the following partner universities: Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas; Saint-Petersburg State University.

MIREES is an innovative graduate programme, taught entirely in English , unique in Italy and Europe, devoted to students that have a BA background in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Agricultural or Cultural studies at large, and would now like to acquire a specialized, in-depth knowledge of the Post-socialist Countries in transition, the new EU Member States after the Enlargements of 2004 and 2007, as well as the New East-European Neighbour Countries.... [-]


Master in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK)

University of Bologna
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Bologna

The international degree programme in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanities and the sciences of representation and processing of information and knowledge. [+]

The international degree programme in Digital Humanities and Digital Knowledge (DHDK) offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum designed to foster close connections between humanities and the sciences of representation and processing of information and knowledge.

Learning Outcomes

Mainly designed for students holding a three-year degree in humanities, the programme is delivered in English and targets those who wish to explore the field of literary, linguistic, historical and cultural studies and the arts, using models, systems and computational methods to represent and process data, information, and knowledge.

At the end of the programme, students will be able to manage the whole cycle of design and planning of heterogeneous and complex digital cultural objects: from the concept to the theories and methodologies to manipulate them, and their deployment by end users.... [-]


Master in Italian Studies

University of Bologna
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Bologna

Italian Studies is an international second cycle degree built as an educational path that goes through different subjects, in an interdisciplinary way. [+]

Italian Studies is an international second cycle degree built as an educational path that goes through different subjects, in an interdisciplinary way. The course provides a pioneering training in Italian culture since it will be based on the newest results of a cultural analysis. English will be the teaching language for this Master degree, but students will also follow advanced courses in Italian during the second year.

Requirements and Admission Procedures

Since Italian Studies is a course taught in English, students must have a high intermediate proficiency in English language (B2 or equivalent) and a low intermediate knowledge of Italian language, which will be improved during the first year.... [-]


Master in History and Oriental Studies: Global Cultures

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Bologna

Global Cultures Curriculum is intended to be a radically new approach to the humanities. Students are invited to critically analyze the “shock of the global” that is shaping our lives and societies and to abandon the traditional Eurocentric and state-centered approaches and methodologies. [+]

Global Cultures Curriculum is intended to be a radically new approach to the humanities. Students are invited to critically analyze the “shock of the global” that is shaping our lives and societies and to abandon the traditional Eurocentric and state-centered approaches and methodologies. Hybridisation among methods and research fields, experimentation of new forms of interaction between academics and students, and a strong emphasis on cross-cultural and transnational connections are all essential elements for a new critical perspective in the study of past and present academic discourse.

Description

In line with research fields such as world and global history and post-colonial studies, Global Cultures gives a global outlook on the humanities. “Global” is not solely a synonym of “worldwide,” a dichotomy of the past and present, or limit our research to a particular geographical scale. Rather, the term encompasses systems and processes of displacement and disorientation of Eurocentric and methodological nationalism still dominant in contemporary academic discourse.... [-]


Master in Classical and Modern Philology and Literature

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, linguists, cultural experts etc.), And has privileged access to the teaching and research world ... [+]

Graduates in Philology and classical and modern literature may write to the intellectual and scientific professions highly specialized (eg .: teachers, philologists, linguists, cultural experts etc.), And has privileged access to the teaching and research world.

final test characteristics

The final exam consists of the discussion of a written paper, through which it is possible to ascertain the skills acquired. The graduate student will develop their own 'Master thesis' under the guidance of a supervisor and will have to prove to be able to use with full mastery of the relevant scientific literature, both in Italian and in foreign languages.

The thesis must have the characteristics of an original research work. ... [-]


Master in Archaeology and History of Art

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Cagliari

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and enhancement of archaeological, historical and artistic ... [+]

Graduates will be qualified to work at levels of high competence in museums, Superintendents, specialized libraries in Archaeology and Art History, local authorities and various institutes engaged in research and exploitation of the archaeological, historical and artistic heritage.

final test characteristics

The final examination for the award of the qualification in the exposition will consist of a written paper on a novel topic to be agreed with one of the teachers of the course. The report must have a contributory and non-compile-and will have to be longer than 2000 characters in 50 folders. Through discussion, the candidate will be able to demonstrate the specialized level of knowledge and skills acquired in the single discipline and within the subject area concerned, with attention to related areas.... [-]