No previous knowledge of Italian is required to study Italian at beginners' level but entry will normally be restricted to students with an A level (normally Grade B or higher) in any modern language (or Latin). Students with qualifications other than A levels wishing to study Italian at beginners' level are expected to have proven linguistic skills. They are advised to contact the Italian Section of the Modern Languages for guidance.
An advanced course is provided for those who already have an A Level Italian.
Beginners take: ML3102 and ML8103.
Advanced students take: ML3101 and ML8103. Module ML8103 is only compulsory for BA students.
All students taking BA Joint Honours Italian and Japanese will take 60 credits Japanese, 40 credits in Italian and a further 20 non-language credits taught within the School of Modern Languages and selected from the list published at the end of the Japanese entry in this Guide.
Timetable Group G.
ML3101 Italian Language (Year 1) Advanced
ML3102 Italian Language (Year 1) Beginners
ML8103 Modern Italy: Birth of a Nation?
ML8100 - Introduction to Translation Methods
ML8101 - Introduction to Translation Theory