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Italian & Social Policy

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Program Information

School:University of Edinburgh
Faculty:Literatures, Languages, and Cultures
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Italian Studies
Description:Established in 1919, Italian at the University of Edinburgh offers you a solid foundation in both the language and the culture of Italy. With more than 300 undergraduates studying Italian, the University hosts the largest population of Italian students in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK.

You will benefit from involvement in the activities of the research clusters run by the department and from our close links with the Italian Cultural Institute in Edinburgh. You will also benefit from our links with the National Library of Scotland, which hosts a large collection of Italian manuscripts and books.
URL:Italian & Social Policy at University of Edinburgh
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Community and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    The typical offer is likely to be: • SQA Highers: AAAA. • A Levels: AAA. • IB: 39 points (grades 766 at HL). Minimum entry requirements • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S5 or ABBBB/AABB from S4-S6. A language other than English preferred. National 5: A language other than English at Grade B (if not at Higher), English at Grade C and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C. • A Levels: ABB preferably including a language other than English. GCSEs: A language other than English at Grade B (if not at A Level), English at Grade C and Mathematics or an approved science at Grade C. • IB: Award of Diploma with 34 points overall and grades 655 in HL subjects preferably including a language other than English. SL: A language other than English at 5 (if not at HL), English at 4 and Mathematics or an approved science at 4. If you are an international student and your school qualifications are not accepted for direct entry to the University you may be eligible for admission to this degree programme through our International Foundation Programme.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      You must provide evidence that your written and spoken English is at a level that will enable you to succeed in your studies. If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English: • IELTS Academic module overall 6.5 with 5.5 in each component • TOEFL-iBT 92 or above with 20 in each section • Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency overall 176 with 162 in each component • Pearson Test of English (Academic): Total 61 with at least 51 in each "Communicative Skills" section *Trinity ISE: ISE II with a distinction in all four components SQA and GCSE For SQA and GCSE students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher: • SQA National 5 Grade C • SQA Standard Grade 3 • SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A • SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C • GCSE Grade C • IB Standard Level Grade 4

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on July 29, 2016