Master's Degree in Humanities Studies in Bologna in Italy

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Humanities Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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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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 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 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.... [-]