Language Sciences

Ca' Foscari University of VeniceVenice - ITALY

Field(s) of study: Cultural Management
Cost of pre-eligibility application: 
  • Via Mastersbooking: 0 €
  • Via the regular school procedure: 0 €
Course cost: 2 061 €

Next admission round: 

Next recruitment session:
Nov 2017
to
Mar 2018

Available slots: 

Available spots: 100
Places available per academic year: 200

Program Language

  • Italian
  • English

Course length: 

2 years (24 months)

Start of the program: 

September 2018

Level of entry: 

A Level+3 years
A Level+4 years
A Level+5 years

NOTICE: You can apply for this Degree Programme through mastersbooking.com only if you are an international student. Here follows the categories considered:

  • EU citizens and EU-equated citizens
  • Non-EU citizens with an Italian residency permit
  • Non-EU citizens residing in Italy with an Italian qualification
  • Non-EU citizens residing outside Italy
  • Italian citizens with a qualification obtained abroad

Italian citizens with Italian qualifications must follow a different procedure. For more info please visit: http://www.unive.it/pag/9791/.

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.

According to their plan of study, students will acquire specific know-how in the historic, diachronic evolution of the language they choose, in the issues and tools concerning the teaching of Italian language, in the experimental phonetics and physics of acoustic (XML language, heuristic methods and accessibility indicators), in the linguistic tools to analyze language disorders and deafness, in the analysis of language and in the English language, culture and literature.

NEWS AS OF 30 MARCH 2018!
We are happy to inform you that the Call for Applications for PhDs for the 2018/2019 academic year is now online. The deadline is 26 April 2018 1 P.M. (Italian Time). For more information on the call please send an email to  phd.application@unive.it.

 

Educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.
Knowledge gained by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during their entire university career.    
The final exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Course format: 

  • Curriculum Language Sciences (Italian)
  • Curriuclum English linguistics (Joint degree)

Qualifications/expertise after completing the program

Second-cycle graduates may hold positions of high responsibility in linguistic education, international co-operation and international institutions, public utility services related to cross-cultural communication. Graduates may also deal with advance research on speech and languages at TAL research institutes and laboratories, carry out coordination activities in lifelong language learning programmes and in welcoming and Italian training of foreign students in schools, provide specialised consulting for multimedia publishing and communication, teach Italian to foreigners in Italian Cultural Institutes abroad, provide specialised consulting and collaboration within the medical research and finally work as communication assistants for the deaf and as experts of Italian Sign Language (LIS).

Entry requirements

Entry qualification : Bachelor diploma (or higher)

Admission criteria: 

Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation, which is checked through the pre-evaluation procedure.

For students holding qualifications gained abroad: a minimum three-year degree is required.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.

You will need official translations along with verified copies of the original documents.

The official translation can be issued in the country of origin or in Italy - either by a local court of law, by court interpreters or by official translators. The entry qualification documents must also be legalised or bear the Apostille stamp certifying that the signature or seal on the document is genuine, and submitted in the original or certified copy.

You do not need to legalise the documents if:

  • the qualification has been awarded by one of the signatory Countries of the European Convention of Brussels of 25 May, 1987 - Law 106/1990 (Belgium, Denmark, France, Ireland, Italy);
  • the qualification has been awarded by a German institution, following the Italo-German Convention on the exemption from legalization of public documents - Law 176/1973.

You must bring the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
 

Language requirements:    

Italian
B2 level is required only for the Italian-taught curriculum.
As proof of Italian language level we accept the following international exams:

  • CELI
  • CERT.IT
  • CILS
  • PLIDA

 

Please notice that students lacking suitable certification in Italian will have to take a preliminary Italian language test, held every academic year at the beginning of September.

The following students do not need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency: Italian mother-tongue students, EU students (wherever resident), non-EU students who have been living in Italy for at least a year.

English
Italian-taught curricula:
B2 level of English language is required for both curricula.
We accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 4.0-5.0
  • TOEFL iBT 57-86

Please notice that students lacking certification in English will be required to fulfill the requirement in the first year of studies.

English-taught curricula:
B2 level is required.
As proof of English language level we accept the following international exams:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • TOEFL iBT 87-109

Admission to an open access Master's Degree course does not involve a selection process. However, you are required to have an adequate personal preparation and hold specific requisites. In this case, the Teaching Committee of reference will carry out an assessment.

A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required.

 

Course cost description: 

Cost of the Course :

  • EU students: 2061,00€ 
  • Non-EU students: 2100,00€ 

Description of special conditions/ opportunities:
In the framework of our recruitment strategy, our University has decided  to offer a number of tuition fee waivers, which will be allocated according to specific criteria to high-achieving international students, enrolling in the 2017/2018 Academic Year.