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
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip in Arts
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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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

Once you have chosen your co...

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Duration

Expand+Full-time 1 year
Part-time over 2 years
CKA18 Full-time; CKA38 Part-time

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

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Entry Requirements

Expand+You will:

- have a degree, preferably in the area of arts or the sciences

- not normally have studied Italian to honours degree level previously, but you must satisfy the Head of Department that, at the start of the course, your lingui...

Course Content

Expand+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 equivalent to the standa...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course consists of modules to the value of 60 credits taken from Levels II and III of the undergraduate BA degree in Italian.

The subject modules will be chosen by you in consultation with the Head of the Department of Italian or the course c...

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 ...

Number of Credits Higher Diploma 60 ECTS credits
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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 Contact details for this course
Dr. Mark Chu
m.chu@ucc.ie
Tel: +353-21-4902486/2335
http://www.ucc.ie/en/italian/
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