Italian Studies

Single-discipline undergraduate (Bachelor`s degree) study programme

About the Programme

The study programme enables students to acquire the appropriate knowledge of Italian language, literature and intercultural linguistic communication. The undergraduate study is new and up-to-date and suitable for all levels of pre-knowledge, since the bilingual environment, spatial and cultural vicinity with Italy enable students to make great progress during the study period. Students develop a high level of communicative skills in Italian, deepen and gain new knowledge in the field of Italian language and literature. They are acquainted with different methodologies of scientific research and develop the skills of critical thinking and independent work. They learn how to use in practice the acquired knowledge and skills.

Italian studies graduates can be employed as consultants, moderators, coordinators, secretaries, text writers, proofreaders, editors, etc. in publishing and advertising agencies, tourism and other industries, public services, offices, municipalities, local communities. Graduates can continue their study on 2nd level in the pedagogic as well as in the linguistic Master’s degree programme of Italian studies.

Title and Level of Qualification

 Bachelor (BA) of Italian

Type and Duration

Single-discipline undergraduate programme, full-time study

Duration: 3 Years / 180 ECTS

Classification (KLASIUS-P-16)

0231 Language Acquisition (other, foreign, sign language, translation studies)

Admission Requirements

Admission to the first year of study programme Italian Studies, Single-discipline Module, shall be granted to the candidates who have:

a) passed the general matura examination;

b) passed the vocational matura in one of the four-year secondary-school programmes that is classified
in:

– KLASIUS-P-16 classification: broad area 02; or
– FORD classification: area 6; or
– ARRS classification: area 6; or
– CERIF classification: area H;

and also passed a final examination in one of the general matura subjects: English, French, Greek, Italian, Latin, German, Russian, Spanish, Slovene as a second language (high school with Italian as a language of instruction in the ethnically mixed area of Slovenian Istria); the selected subject cannot be the same as the subject passed in the framework of the vocational matura;

c) successfully completed any four-year secondary-school programme before 1 June 1995.

Enrolment in the »Basic Italian Module« is possible for candidates without prior knowledge or with an initial level of knowledge of the Italian language, while for enrolment in the »Intermediate Italian Module« the foreknowledge of 350 hours of Italian language course is recommended.

In Case of Enrolment Limitation

the candidates under a) and c) are selected according to:

– overall performance in the general matura or final exam respectively: 70 % of points awarded,
– overall performance in secondary grades 3 and 4: 30 % of points awarded.

the candidates under b) above are selected according to:

– overall performance in the vocational matura: 40 % of points awarded,
– overall performance in secondary grades 3 and 4: 30 % of points awarded,
– the performance in the selected general matura subject: 30 % of points awarded.

Number of available Places

Slovenian citizens and other citizens of Member States of the European Union

Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship

Foreign citizens of non-European Union countries

Parallel studies

Slovenian citizens and other citizens of Member States of the European Union

Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship

Foreign citizens of non-European Union countries

Parallel studies

Slovenian citizens and other citizens of Member States of the European Union

Slovenians without Slovenian citizenship

Foreign citizens of non-European Union countries

Parallel studies

Single-discipline module
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