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Italian and Economics (4 years) BA (Hons)

Cardiff University

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UCAS CODE: RL31

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

By combining Economics and Italian, you will gain a variety of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial to the world of employment, making you competitive and attractive in an increasingly global workforce and opening the doors to a variety of career paths. Our Economics programme will equip you with a thorough grounding in the theory, concepts, principles and techniques of the core subject areas of the discipline: macroeconomics, microeconomics and quantitative analysis. It aims to provide you with knowledge of the workings of the UK economy and the ability to use that knowledge in a range of contexts.We will introduce you to the breadth and depth of economic analysis and offer you the opportunity to acquire knowledge and technique across a number of specialised areas. Economics degree Cardiff University provides you with a thorough understanding of economic analysis and aims to stimulate you to value this analysis in understanding economic problems and a wider range of social and political issues. Studying Economics provides a rigorous training that can be a useful foundation for future careers.Since Roman times, the Italian contribution to world culture has been enormous as it is obvious to anyone who steps foot in the country, however briefly. But Italy is not just a country of singular cultural importance. It is a major political partner in the European Union, and it is a leading force in fields such as engineering and architecture. It is the home of the design and fashion industries. Italian at Cardiff University enables you to access, analyse and evaluate current developments across the Italian speaking world as well as the cultures and values of the past. Having studied Italian, you will be ready to take advantage of the wide-ranging opportunities open to language graduates today We offer Italian for both advanced students and beginners. In terms of language acquisition, this course will enable you to develop your writing, oral and aural skills through a range of learning activities, and using a variety of audio-visual materials. In your first year, in addition to your language tuition, an introduction to history and culture seeks to provide a solid foundation for more specialised studies as you progress through your course. Your understanding of the Italian language will be further developed and refined during your year abroad, when you will experience life in a Italian-speaking country at first hand. You will develop high-level language skills with the aim of achieving near-native competency along with in-depth knowledge of aspects of the culture, history, politics and society of Italy.It is important to remember that studying languages is not just about the language itself. It involves examining many aspects of a country and its culture, its social structures and institutions, politics, history, literature and cinema. Through the study of such areas you are able to gain a better understanding of Italian culture and of how it has evolved over the centuries, becoming what it is today.On completion of this four-year programme, you will have a high level of language proficiency, as well as a critical understanding of key aspects of Italian history, culture, literature, politics and contemporary society. Distinctive featurescore modules that guarantee a solid base for all, but then allow you, with advice from yourpersonal tutor, to carve out a programme that will best fit your interests and career aspirations• a pathway into this degree for beginners who do not have Italian A-level• a year spent studying or working in Italy• the opportunity to specialise in economic analysis through all three years of study and therefore to build up considerable knowledge and skills in the discipline;• the intellectua

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 80 6

    11th out of 27 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    140 63%

    29th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    27th

    21
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.53 71%

    78th

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    120 57%

    17th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    11th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    12th

    4

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