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Course summary

This degree combines philosophy with the study of Italian language, art, and culture, which have had a lasting impact on Western civilisation. Italian is one of the most studied languages in the world and is spoken globally. The course provides a valuable skill set, ideally tailored to the increasingly globalised workplace. For philosophy, you will study units covering an introduction to philosophy, logic, and realism and normativity. You will follow a structured language course in Italian, as well as explore Italy's rich history and culture, choosing from a range of options that focus on literature, cinema, thought, politics and visual culture. You will spend your third year abroad in Italy, extending your language skills and cultural knowledge. To find out more about studying abroad, visit Global Opportunities (https://www.bristol.ac.uk/global-opportunities/go-abroad/). Both departments encourage strong synergy between research and teaching, which results in a vibrant learning environment as staff respond to new research. This course combination offers an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges and a range of options that will allow you to pursue your own interests. Teaching is delivered through lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and one-to-one project supervision. Assessments may include presentations, essays, commentaries, exams, collaborative projects, debates, podcasts, video essays, and dissertations. Our course will ensure you practise a range of skills, which will make you attractive to future employers in the sector of your choice. Italian can be studied from beginners' level and post-A level (or equivalent). As a modern languages student, you will have access to our state-of-the-art Multimedia Centre. You can also access extracurricular activities such as talks by visiting speakers, societies, language cafes, student newspapers, and talent shows.


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 80% overall.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/2024/philosophy/ba-philosophy-italian/


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
54%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £23900 Year 1
International £23900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Philosophy and Italian at University of Bristol - UCAS