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Italian and History of Art BA (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE: R3V3

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The four-year BA Italian and History of Art is a joint honours programme split equally between your two chosen subjects. The language part of your degree is taught in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society where will take modules not only in language (speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation) but also in cultural topics including literature, history, film, linguistics, politics and other relevant field designed to complement your language learning. With a wide variety of modules on offer, you will be able to tailor your degree to your areas of interest. Your third year is a Year Abroad, spent in a country where your language is spoken.Studying Italian at UCL you will experience innovative teaching in every area of study. Examples include language projects using e-learning, historical Italian cookery, dedicated visits to museums and galleries in London, hands-on access to UCL rare books collections (for example Dante incunables) and extra-curricular activities such as film club screenings.We are one of the biggest Italian departments in the UK. We have leading experts in all periods of Italian literature, from Dante to the present day. But we're also famous in the world of Italian studies for the broad range of other courses we offer. Our students can explore interests as diverse and fascinating as Renaissance art, Italian history, modern and contemporary Italian art, linguistics and the structure of human language, cinema and documentary films, graphic novels, the Mafia....UCL is one of the most exciting places to study History of Art in the country. This programme aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of the visual arts and material culture, covering a wide range of visual imagery and making use of London's extensive public collections, libraries, museums and architecture.UCL Art Museum houses an important collection of artworks, which is used regularly to support our teaching. These include works by Turner and Rembrandt, as well as important 20th-century prints. The UCL Institute of Making is also sometimes used in our teaching.UCL's central location in London is within walking distance of the British Museum and British Library and provides easy access to the National Gallery, the Tate Galleries and the Victoria and Albert Museum.UCL Is ranked 3rd in the UK for Modern Languages in the 2018 QS World Rankings and offers outstanding opportunities to language students and graduates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 21,260per year

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University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    10th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 28 1

    13th out of 23 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    181 96%

    3rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    17th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    174 80%

    8th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    14th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    19th

    5

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