MAScienze del linguaggio - Curriculum Scienze del linguaggio
|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|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.
You can apply to this programme even if you have yet to obtain a language certification, but in order to complete your enrolment you will need to provide one or take a preliminary Italian language test organised either on Skype or on campus before the academic year begins.
You are exempted from needing to provide evidence of your proficiency in Italian if:
Chinese Marco Polo students can provide language certification indicating either a B1- or a B2-level knowledge of Italian. Chinese Marco Polo students enrolling with a certified B1-level knowledge of Italian must achieve a certified B2-level knowledge of the language by the end of the first year of their studies.
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.
This Language Sciences programme offers you an advanced command of one of a range of foreign languages, including Albanian, Arabic, Czech, English, French, German, Italian Sign Language (LIS, including tactile sign language), modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian and Spanish.
The modules are taught in multiple languages, including your chosen language of specialisation and English. You can also strengthen your expertise in specific areas of language studies, such as the teaching of foreign languages and Italian as a foreign language, the psychology of development and learning applied to language, computer science and information processing systems in language processing, linguistic analysis of speech and deafness disorders, the most advanced linguistic theories and the study of competence and processing in typical and atypical situations (eye tracking).
Double Degree available
During the 1st year of postgraduate studies students can apply for the double degree with:
This programme offers 5 study paths for the Language Sciences Curriculum, from which to choose:
- Language and cognition
- Educational linguistics
- Linguistics for deafness and language impairments for deafness and language impairments
- Theoretic Linguistics
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can apply to carry out one of the double degrees outlined above, which would involve spending one of the two years of study at a partner university. Alternatively, you can request to spend one or two semesters abroad through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to launch a career in linguistic education, international cooperation and international institutions and public services related to cross-cultural communication. Some of the career opportunities open to graduates include:
• Linguist or philologist
• Language teacher
• Media researcher
• Consultant for multimedia publishing and communication
• Italian Sign Language expert
We will reopen the platform on 7 December 2021 to begin accepting applications for admission in September 2022!