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BAStudi letterali e filosofici / Studies in literature and philosophy

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department Of Philology And Literary Criticism Italy, Siena, Palazzo San Niccolò - via Roma, 56 - 53100
Tuition fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.

Application fee €30 per programme

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This course assures all members a solid basic preparation in literary and philosophical subjects. Its articulation in three curricula allows the student to choose between three different specific training paths: the classical philological-literary, the modern philological-literary one (Italianistic, comparative, foreign languages and literature), and the historical-philosophical one (philosophy and disciplines ethno-anthropological). In all three areas the student will learn not only the fundamental aspects of the characterizing subjects but also a critical study method open to comparison with other disciplines.

Programme structure

The three-year degree course in Studies in literature and philosophy has three curricula taught in Italian:
- Philosophy
- Classic literatures
- Modern literatures

Class MIUR: L-10 Class of the bachelor degrees
Duration: 3 years
Credits: 180

Career opportunities

The graduate in Studies in literature and philosophy is a professional figure endowed with a global, multi-purpose and flexible education, which manages to integrate specific in-depth experiences in the fields of classical and modern literatures, history, philosophy and anthropology.
With regard to professional activities, the groups and categories of activities that constitute the natural outlet of the graduates of the course will be indicated below; it is emphasized, however, that for many professional figures the basic skills and abilities acquired during the three-year course of study must be complemented by specific training, offered in master’s degree courses, first and second level masters courses, doctoral courses (starting from those activated at the University of Siena), in the subsequent educational levels provided for by the legislation for access to teaching. Graduates of the class will be able to carry out professional activities at local institutions and specific institutions, such as libraries, archives and academies, as well as at publishing houses, journalistic offices, foundations, companies and other professional subjects operating in the sector of the organization of events and cultural activities.
As regards the ISTAT classification of economic activities, the following career opportunities are identified:
- 22.1 Publishing
- 72.3 Electronic data processing
- 72.4 Database activity
- 73.2 Research and experimental development in the field of social sciences and humanities
- 74.4 Advertising
- 80.2 Secondary education (subject to further study cycles according to the procedure established by current regulations)
- 91.33.2 Activities of organizations pursuing cultural, recreational and hobbies cultivation purposes
- 92.2 Broadcasting activities
- 92.4 Activities of news agencies
- 92.5 Activities of libraries, archives, museums and other cultural activities.

Apply now! First intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020
Apply now! Second intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Feb 1, 2020
Application deadline
Apr 28, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States