UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Students can take this flexible, interdisciplinary programme as self'contained study or as preparation for a research degree. The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, tutorials, seminar'presentations, film screenings, and visits to research libraries including the British Library, the Warburg Institute, Institute of Historical Research and Senate House.

Course Modules

Core module: Language, culture and history. This core module permits research into 2 of the following fields: Postcolonialism; trauma; memory; collective identities. Options: Renaissance texts (resources and research techniques); Dante (Divina Commedia); Marsilio Ficino; Giordano Bruno; Italy (a difficult modernity); advanced translation from and into Italian; contemporary Italian cultures; medieval and Renaissance Italian; genre in Italian cinema.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of a 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants must demonstrate proven competence in the Italian language, including good reading knowledge and aural comprehension. Applicants whose 1st degree is not in Italian, or whose 1st language is not Italian will normally be required to pass a test of their knowledge of the language before they can be admitted.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees