Ca' Foscari University of Venice

European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    2100
    Tuition (Year)
    2061
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
This Second Cycle Degree Programme in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature from Ca' Foscari University of Venice provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literatures and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.
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  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Double/Joint Degree

European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany); Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria); Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary); Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France).

Access: call for applications

Double Degree with Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).

At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Licenciatura en Letras of Universidad Nacional del Litoral; or Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Mestrado em Letras (Programa de Pós-Graduação em Letras) of Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo. Students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Máster en Literaturas europea y enseñanza de lenguas (LEEL) of Universidad de Huelva; or Laurea Magistrale in lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Máster Universitario en Estudios Hispánicos Superiores of Universidad de Sevilla (Spain).

Access: call for applications

Double Degree with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France); Humboldt-Universität - Berlino (Germany). At the end of their study programme students can be awarded with a double degree:Laurea Magistrale in Lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones of one of the partner universities.

Access: call for applications

Languages available:

Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romenian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

Occupational profiles for graduates of the European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature programme from Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Second-cycle graduates, thanks to the skills acquired and their possession of critical knowledge giving them independent judgment in carrying out their activities, will be able to pursue their studies in the research field and to hold leading positions in national and international businesses and within public and private institutions and organisations.

Programme Structure

Curricula available

Literatures and Cultures

The sub-curricula available are:

  • American Studies
  • English Studies
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Iberian Studies
  • Slavic and Balkan Studies

English and American Literary and Cultural Studies

The sub-curricula available are:

  • Literary Studies
  • Cultural Studies (Joint degree)

Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos (Double degree)

Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones (Double degree)

Examination assessment and graduation

Educational activities include classroom teaching, workshops and internships, in order to acquire wide-ranging skills that can be readily transferable into the world of work.

Knowledge gained by students will be assessed through written and oral exams during their entire university career.

The final exam consists in writing a thesis, which must possess the characters of originality, exhaustive documentation and scientific investigation [IT] and which will be discussed with a committee of university professors and experts.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Partnership
    Joint
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Academic Requirements

Access to the programme

Unlimited entry subject to assessment of minimum requirements (quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 6 places, among which 1 is reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme).

Special admission requirements are established for the following curricula:

  • Curriculum in English and American Literary and Cultural Studies. Access: through a selection following an admission call.
  • Doble titulación en Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos / Double Degree in Iberian and Ibero-American Studies. Access: through a selection following an admission call (Universidad de Huelva, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Universidad de Sevilla).
  • Master européen en Études Françaises et Francophones. Access: through a selection following an admission call.
Admission requirements

To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree Programme students must possess a proper individual educational background and the minimum curricular requirements.

A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Details about the assessment procedures are available in the relevant webpage.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2100 International
  • EUR 2061 EU/EEA
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