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Czech and Italian, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
Our Joint Honours Czech and Italian degree from University of Bristol  offers a wide range of units, so you will be able to select authors, topics and texts to suit your interests.
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Overview

During the Czech and Italian degree from University of Bristol you will develop speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation skills using a range of textbooks, media and internet resources. You will choose from optional units combining cultural, historical and sociological approaches for both Czech and Italian.

During your third year you will spend five months in the Czech Republic, either at university or on a work placement. You will spend the remainder of your third year in Italy.

In Czech, you will discover the diversity of Czech literature, history, cinema and society from the 19th century to the present. You can examine Czech gender identity through units that focus on a range of areas from politics to imagery, set within the context of Central and Eastern Europe as well as Western Europe. You can study Czech history and explore Czech cinema and aspects of contemporary society. In your final year you may also study Slovak.

Italy is both traditional and modern, a tension that is apparent throughout its history and culture. Italy's innovative contributions to design, technology and fashion make it a major global commercial force. Bristol has an enviable record for its research in Italian culture.

Teaching

The typical percentage of time spent in different learning activities for this course based on student choices. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday
    • Duration description

      6-7 year(s) part-time Part-time study over six or seven years with daytime, weekday teaching plus a period of residence abroad

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Czech Language
  • Italian Language
  • Medieval and Renaissance Italy
  • Czech Language and Society
  • Modern Italy
  • Introduction to Czech History and Culture

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    68

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • A-level Standard offer: AAB including B in one of the languages to be studied
  • A-level Contextual offer: BBB including B in one of the languages to be studied
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in one of the languages to be studied
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in one of the languages to be studied
  • Cambridge Pre-U offer: Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19500 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £9,250 per year
  • Part-time tuition fees will normally be charged on a pro rata basis

Living costs for Bristol

  • 750 - 1260 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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