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Linguistics with Italian BA (Hons)

University of York

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Learn Italian for the language, the rich culture and heritage, and the career opportunities it will give you. Combine the study of Italian with investigations into the nature of language itself.

You'll be taught in Italian from the start, so you'll become confident using Italian as a means of communication, and for critical thinking. You'll gain an understanding of Italian culture and society which will underpin your abilities as a high-level communicator.

Your communication skills and intercultural understanding will be complemented by studying linguistics. In studying linguistics you will learn the science behind how we communicate. You’ll engage with the study of language on a conceptual level as well as the detailed level of raw linguistic data. The course has flexibility in terms of how much Italian and linguistics content you study. Your knowledge and understanding of how a language works, and how we communicate, will give you a solid foundation for many careers. Our department is one of the highest-ranked centres for research in linguistics in the UK, and the strength and diversity of our research is reflected in our teaching.

Assessment

You'll be assessed in a variety of ways, including essays, projects, written, oral and listening exams. Assessments include formative work which will help you practice or develop skills, but will not count towards your final degree mark.

Careers and skills

Effective communication, critical thinking and project management skills are central to most careers. The study of language and linguistics at York equips you with these skills and others, which translate readily into any work context.

Apart from your knowledge of linguistics, you will leave with the confidence and skills that come from successfully completing a demanding course and participating fully in university life.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,350per year

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

University information

University of York

  • University League Table

    22nd

  • Campus address

    University of York, Heslington, York, York, YO10 5DD, England

First-rate teaching by leading academics, plus award-winning employability programmes, help to prepare students for the international labour market.
A home on campus in York’s college environment brings together a diverse community of students from over 150 countries, offering lifelong connections.
York offers a wide range of specialist support to international students, including orientation, a Writing and Language Skills Centre, and immigration advice.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    15th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    145 70%

    12th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    17th

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