16 months
7200 EUR/year
7200 EUR/year
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This MA in Italian Studies at Warnborough College is particularly useful for those who would like to pursue a career involving Italian culture and history.


  • Do you have a real interest in Italian culture, history and literature?
  • Would you like to illustrate this passion in a qualification?
  • Want to know more about the nation that has had the biggest impact in history?
  • Ready to start building a professional career?

Why not pursue the study of the literature and history of this fantastic country with the MA in Italian Studies at Warnborough College?

According to the Cambridge historian, Denis Mack Smith, no other people has had such a civilizing impact. For A. J. Whyte, the world is inestimably indebted to Italy, for its contribution to civilization and human progress in so many areas has been incalculable. Suffice it to say that Roman Law is the foundation of most Western legal systems, while the manners of the English gentleman and the French gentilhomme are derived from the Italian Renaissance.

Furthermore, Italy has given us, among other things, opera (Peri and Caccini), the sonnet (Iacopo da Lentini), double-entry book-keeping and the first printed textbook on modern accounting (Luca Pacioli), the first bank (Monte dei Paschi di Siena), the oldest European University (Bologna), the first medical school (Salerno), the barometer (E. Torricelli), the experimental method (Galileo), the first treatise on human anatomy (Mondino dei Liuzzi), the foundations of modern historiography and aesthetics (G. B. Vico), the piano (Bartolomeo Cristofori) and the violin (Gasparo da Salò), the discovery of America (Columbus), wireless telegraphy (Marconi), the telephone (Antonio Meucci) and the typewriter (G. Ravizza), as well as more than seventy percent of the world’s art treasures. The modules in this programme refer to some important aspects of Italian civilization, history, art, culture and literature.


Once you have completed the MA in Italian Studies, your analytical skills will be much more adept and you will be able to move into many fields, including: teaching (most likely at the college level), course development and curricula design, research, civil service, local government, charities, information technology, solicitor’s firms, publishing, journalism, and so forth.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Magna Grecia
  • The Etruscans
  • Roman Civilization
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Humanism and the Renaissance
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start Date: 1st of any month


120 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates should possess at least a recognised undergraduate degree in the same or related discipline. We are willing to consider other criteria for admission on an individual basis.
    • A full curriculum vitae/resumé.
    • A brief autobiography. 
    • A brief research proposal, if you are choosing either research or projects options. 
    • Copies of all academic transcripts. Please include English translations if your transcripts are in another language.
    • Two references. From employers, business partners, and/or academics.
    • A scanned copy of your passport or government-issued ID showing your name, date of birth and photograph.
    • Two passport-size photographs (if you are posting a paper application).
    • Application fee of €100.
    • All other relevant and related information or documentation (e.g. scholarship requests, etc.)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 EUR for the full programme during 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 EUR for the full programme during 16 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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