Arts - Italian

University College Cork


Course Name Arts - Italian
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CAI
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Cork City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: 31st August 2019
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Duration 1 year part-time. One evening per week from October to May.
Course Fee €700.

Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements This course is open to adult learners who have an interest in the language and culture of modern Italy. Minimum entry age: 18.

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The certificate provides a foundation for a degree course in Italian. 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 i...

Course Content

Italian is a world language, a means of access to a rich cultural tradition and to a dynamic, modern industrialised economy. The course will therefore provide the opportunity to learn the foundations of good, modern Italian for practical u...

Subjects Taught

Expand+This Certificate course will provide a broad foundation for the discipline of Italian through an introductory module on Italian language (15 credits) and a text-based course (5 credits) designed to provide an understanding of modern Italian culture a...

Assessment Method Assessment of the language module is by Continuous Assessment including two one-hour in-class tests, and oral/aural assessment. Continuous Assessment for the culture module involves two written commentaries, in which students will develop skills to be used subsequently in a more sustained piece of written assessment (essay). The aim in both cases is a progressive assessment of skills as students develop through the course.
Number of Credits 20 Credits
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator:
Dr Mark Chu Department of Italian
+353 21 490 2335
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