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Philosophy and Italian, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #49 (QS) Bristol, United Kingdom
This Philosophy and Italian course from University of Bristol combines philosophy with study of Italian and provides a valuable skill set ideally tailored to the increasingly globalised workplace. Bristol has an enviable record for its research, both in philosophy and in Italian culture.

Overview

Italian language and culture have had a lasting impact on Europe, while today, Italy's innovative contributions to design, technology and fashion make it a major global, commercial force. Italy is both traditional and modern - a tension that is apparent throughout its history and culture.

You will spend your third year of the Philosophy and Italian course from University of Bristol abroad studying or working, which will enable you to refine your language skills and cultural understanding.

In each year you take an equal number of credits in Italian and philosophy. For philosophy you will study units covering introduction to philosophy, logic, and realism and normativity.

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
    • 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:

  • Italian Language 
  • Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Medieval and Renaissance Italy
  • Modern Italy
  • Italian Memories of the 2nd World War
  • Dante's Inferno
  • The Invention of the Renaissance Woman
  • Sport, Culture and History in Twentieth Century Italy

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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 a modern language
  • A-level Contextual offer: BBB including a modern language
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Standard offer: 34 points overall with 17 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in a modern language
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Contextual offer: 31 points overall with 15 at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in a modern language
  • 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
  • BTEC offer: DDD All applicants must demonstrate proven capacity for language learning, usually through a B at A-level in a modern language

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.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 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

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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