MAEuropean, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature - Literatures and Cultures Curriculum: American Studies Path
|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Laurea Magistrale in Lingue e letterature europee, americane e postcoloniali)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per year|
|Application fee||€10 one-time
This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.
Bachelor's diploma (or higher)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree is required.
Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to your possession of specific minimum curricular requirements. A Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted. Please check this programme’s minimum curricular requirements to find out if you could be a suitable candidate.
If the provided documentation is not enough for the Teaching committee to adequately verify whether you own the minimum curricular requirements for accessing into this programme, you might be asked to provide a C1 level certification in the language of specialisation, in order for them to correctly ascertain your personal preparation. If you do not hold one of the recognized certifications, you can be tested at our University Language Centre.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
If your documents are not in English or Italian, please upload the original documentation or a verified copy of it AS WELL AS a professional translation in English or Italian. You can obtain professional translations either in your country or in Italy, and they can be issued by professional translators, a local court of law or court interpreters.
A minimum B2-level knowledge of English is mandatory for enrolment.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please note that the admission to this degree programme requires a successful evaluation by the teaching committee of the student’s minimum curricular requirements.
This European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature degree allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of specific European, American or postcolonial contexts thanks to multiple study paths that allow a focus on French, German, Iberian, American, Slavic or Balkan studies.
You develop both an advanced knowledge of the literary history and culture of your chosen focal region while simultaneously strengthening your skills in one of the languages that you study. As a result of collaborations with foreign universities that even allow you to obtain a joint/double degree, the programme is markedly international in nature.
Explore this programme’s study plan
Double Degree available
There is another curriculum available, called English and American Studies, that is reserved for students of the European Joint Master’s Programme in English and American Studies. Students can apply on a different portal managed by a consortium of partner Universities during the 3rd year of undergraduate studies.
Please note that the curriculum English and American Studies is different from the path in American studies of the curriculum Literatures and Cultures.
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can request to spend one or two semesters at a partner university through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
Thanks to the skills and knowledge the programme provides, once you graduate you are prepared either to continue your academic career with a doctoral degree or to launch a career with national or international businesses, institutions and organisations, both public and private.
You’ll find job opportunities in many fields, especially:
• Image management and public relations consultancy
• Linguistic/philological research or consultancy
• Museum curation
This is the last application round accessible to NON-EU APPLICANTS WHO REQUIRE A VISA. Please make sure to mark it on your calendar!