Ca' Foscari University of Venice

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

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.

About

This Master's degree programme 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.

Thanks to the skills achieved during the two-year Master’s Degree, as well as critically gained knowledge - that will allow independent judgement and decision making skills in the exercise of its activities - Master’s students will be able to follow studies in the field of research, to take on roles of importance in activities of management and cultural events, to fulfil roles of responsibility in the fields of national entrepreneurship for teaching language, citizenship and foreign literature in public schools at all ages.

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).

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 5.5

    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: 87

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Bachelor diploma (or higher)

Admission to the programme is subjected to the evaluation of the minimum curricular requirements and personal preparation, which is checked through the pre-evaluation procedure.

For students holding qualifications gained abroad: a minimum three-year degree is required.

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.

You will need official translations along with verified copies of the original documents.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 2100 International
  • EUR 2061 EU/EEA

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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