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Italian Studies // Structure

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100 credit points

A 100-point major and 75-point minor sequence is available. The sequence is as follows for the three most common entry points for the Major and Minor:

  • Italian Studies 1 entry point: for students who have very little or no background in the Italian language.
  • Italian Studies 3 entry point: usually for students who have undertaken four or five years of secondary school Italian.
  • Italian Studies 5 entry point: usually for VCE Italian students.
  • Italian Studies 7 entry point: usually for native speakers or near-native speakers of Italian, or for candidates who have spent a number of years in an Italian speaking country.

Students will have their appropriate entry point determined by the Italian Studies program, based on evidence of prior learning and/or results of a placement test as required. Please refer to the following link for further information: http://arts.unimelb.edu.au/soll/resources/language-placement-testing

Students completing a major in Italian Studies will usually undertake 25 points at level one, 37.5 points at level two and 37.5 points at level three. Students completing a minor will usually undertake 25 points at level one, 25 points at level two and 25 points at level three.

Last updated: 1 May 2019