Ianua linguarum reserata

Degree programme objectives

Bachelor's degree in Italian Language and Literature opens the way for the acquisition of basic knowledge and competence in the Italian language, Italian linguistics, history, literature and culture.

Studying Italian will, on one hand, improve students' linguistic knowledge and skills required in fields based on communication and communication technologies, such as translation or public service, while on the other it will build analytical capabilities, independence and creativity.

Through a systematic training which connects the fields of practical language, specialized linguistics, and literature, students will master the main principles of a cultivated written and spoken style in both Italian and Czech.

Study plans

Studies

  • Objectives

    Bachelor's degree in Italian Language and Literature opens the way for the acquisition of basic knowledge and competence in the Italian language, Italian linguistics, history, literature and culture.

    Studying Italian will, on one hand, improve students' linguistic knowledge and skills required in fields based on communication and communication technologies, such as translation or public service, while on the other it will build analytical capabilities, independence and creativity.

    Through a systematic training which connects the fields of practical language, specialized linguistics, and literature, students will master the main principles of a cultivated written and spoken style in both Italian and Czech.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • communicate in spoken and written Italian
    • have an overview of the functioning and structure of Italian as a specific Romance language
    • perform linguistic analyses of texts, at all linguistic levels and based on knowledge in selected branches of linguistics
    • critically address literary history in basic interdisciplinary and cultural contexts
    • analyse literary texts
    • translate from Italian into Czech and vice versa
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Graduates of this programme have the knowledge and skills to be able to perform independent work in intercultural communication, in internal and external company communication, in cultural institutions, as editors in translation agencies and translation sections of national and international institutions and companies, and as editors in the media and publishing houses. In all of these fields, they will be able to apply their linguistic competence and knowledge of a different cultural milieu.

  • Practical Training

    Practical training is not an obligatory part of study.

  • Goals of Theses

    A standard length of a Bachelor's thesis is 70 000 characters, including footnotes, cover sheet, content, index, and bibliography. Students can work with already published texts, although they must approach them in an analytic and critical way in order to express their own comments, opinions, and conclusions. These are to be written in Italian so as to demonstrate the student's capability to work with sources and to communicate in an appropriate and cultivated way, without errors.

  • Access to Further Studies

    Graduates of the Bachelor's programme may subsequently continue in any related Master's programme (after fulfilling the conditions for admission).

  • Additional Information

Basic information

Abbreviation
B-IJ_
Type
Bachelor's degree programme
Profile
academic
Degree
Bc.
Length of studies
3 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

92
number of active students

Faculty of Arts
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