Italian - Conversion Course

University College Cork

 

Course Name Italian - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKA18 CKA38
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online
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Duration Full-time 1 year, Part-time over 2 years
CKA18 Full-time; CKA38 Part-time

Additional Teaching Mode Information
The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.
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Entry Requirements

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It is intended for those who already have a 3 or 4 year primary degree, preferably in the area of Arts or the Sciences, and who wish to study Italian intensively over one academic year.

The Higher Diploma in Arts is a conversion p...

Comment

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Full-time students may expect approximately 16 contact hours per week, divided between language tutorials and lectures/seminars for culture modules. You must also undertake independent study and complete language exercises out ...

Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Arts (Italian) is a conversion course for those with a prior knowledge of Italian who want to study Italian language and culture to honours degree level. Competence in Italian language on entry should be equivale...

Subjects Taught Modules
Further details on the modules listed above can be found in our book of modules. Any modules listed above are indicative of the current set of modules for this course but are subject to change from year to year.

University Calendar
You can find the full academic content for the current year of any given course in our University Calendar.
Assessment Method

Expand+Language skills are assessed by assignments and/or written and listening tests, which provide you with regular feedback on your progress. At the end of the year, you take written and oral examinations.

Courses on Italian culture are assessed by a ...

Careers or Further Progression

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Italian is not widely taught in Irish schools and consequently our student numbers are small compared, for example, to those in French. Demand by employers in Ireland for graduates of Italian, with the strong language ...

Further Enquiries Dr. Silvia Ross
s.ross@ucc.ie
Tel: +353-21-4903169 / 4902335
http://www.ucc.ie/en/italian/
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