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Italian and History MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RV31

Course options

  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

One of Europe’s most creative and distinctive civilisations, Italy has a fascinating and influential history. Studying Italian and History helps us understand the world in which we live now, as well as shedding light on the past. On this joint programme, you will learn the modern Italian language in the context of Italian culture, past and present, including leading works of literature and cinema. You will also study the human past, interacting with evidence in primary form, and through sceptical reading of a wide body of historical writing. In Years 1 and 2, you will choose option courses drawn from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects. In your honours years (Years 3 and 4), you will study research-led courses selected on the basis of your own interests in both Italian and History. The Edinburgh experience is distinctive for the range of historical themes, chronological periods and geographical areas you can choose from. You do not need to have studied Italian previously to take our programme. Intensive language tuition, and a year spent studying or working in Italy, will teach you how to read, write and speak the language to a high standard, including in translation.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAB

Required subjects: A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: a language other than English at B or 6 and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 93

    10th out of 23 1

  • Entry standards

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    174 84%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    84th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    181 83%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    8th

    6

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