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Italian and History of Art

Italian and History of Art is a joint degree equally weighted between both disciplines and studied in both departments.

The typical graduate from this degree has developed historical awareness, strong skills in critical thinking and the increasingly rare ability to read both visual and literary documents, testifying to both linguistic and cultural flexibility.

The below course structure is indicative. Modules on offer change year on year, dependent on staff research interests and availablility.

Year One

Core Modules
  Modern Italian Language I (at Beginners', Intermediate or Advanced level) (30 Credits)
  The History of Modern Italy (30 Credits)
  The Natural World and the Arts of Modernity (30 Credits)
  Classicism and the Arts of Christianity (30 Credits)

Year Two/Three - Spent abroad

Year Two/Three

  You are required to take 120 credits, 60 in Italian Studies and 60 in History of Art:
Core Modules
 

IT201 Modern Italian Language II (30 credits) (pre-year abroad)

IT301 Modern Italian Language II (30 credits) (post-year abroad)

  History of Art Independent Study Module (30 Credits)
Optional Modules
 

30 credits (e.g., 1 x 30 credits or 2 x 15 credits) from the Italian Studies offerings below:

  Italian Studies modules
History of Art modules
  *Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

Year Four


You are required to take 120 credits, half in Italian and half in History of Art
Core Modules

Modern Italian Language IV (30 credits)
   
Optional Modules
  30 credits (or 2 x 15 credits) of Italian Studies modules*
  One or more options (either 30 credits or 2 x 15 credits) from the History of Art offerings.
  *Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

Course Structure

Dr David Lines

Italian

Dr Jenny Alexander

History of Art