Modern Philology, Theatre and Cinema Program By Università degli Studi di Pavia |Top Universities
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Subject History
  • Duration 24 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
The Master's Degree Course in Modern Philology. Science of literature, theater, cinema presents two  related curricula , but also well characterized and autonomous: Philological-literary and Scriptures for the stage and for the screen. In the Philological-Literary curriculum, the LM trains graduates with rigorous disciplinary preparation, adequate methods and high philological and linguistic skills in literary studies from Romance origins to modern and contemporary times, with keen attention also to historical-cultural contexts. In the curriculum Scriptures for the scene and for fencing, through the calibrated differentiation of the paths, advanced historical-philological, theoretical and stylistic skills are achieved, both on the specific disciplines of the curriculum and on relations with literature and language. The overall achievement in the two curricula of philological, linguistic and historical-critical skills and methods develops in the students cultural awareness and capacity for critical interpretation of texts and historical-cultural contexts; and allows to acquire expressive abilities, adequate disciplinary languages, ductile elaboration of today's culture. The teaching methods include many advanced specialized courses, managed both with lectures and in seminars and workshops, accompanied by frequent tutorial activities, in strong interaction with the teachers, thanks to the favorable numerical ratio. This program is available in Italian.

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Founded in 1361, the University of Pavia (UNIPV), is one of the world’s oldest academic institutions. Like the UK’s Oxford and Cambridge, the University of Pavia is structured using a college system, dating back to the 16th century, with a striking historic campus.

The University of Pavia features in a number of QS rankings. Ranked within the global top 601-650 in the QS World University Rankings® 2021, UNIPV is particularly competitive - top 35 in the world - in the fields of Humanities, as highlighted by the QS World University Rankings 2019 by subject.

Comprised of 20 colleges which all have their own particular histories and opportunities to offer, UNIPV is an open community where academic achievement, traditions, parties and sporting rivalries all have their place.

Originally created around schools of law, humanities and medicine, the University of Pavia now offers 90 courses in:

  • Engineering and architecture
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Natural sciences
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Health professions
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Languages and philosophy
  • Economics
  • Political sciences
  • Communication
  • Sports sciences
  • Musicology

The following Graduate programs are also offered in English :

  • Civil Engineering for Mitigation of Risk from Natural Hazards
  • Computer Engineering
  • Economics, Finance and International Integration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial Automation Engineering
  • International Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Medicine and Surgery
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Psychology, Neuroscience and Human Sciences
  • The Ancient Mediterranean World: History, Archaeology and Art
  • World Politics and International Relations

The University of Pavia also offers a Foundation Year program.

The city of Pavia is located in northern Italy, around 30km south of Milan (20-30 minutes by train), and is home to 19 museums, two cultural centers, 22 libraries, four cinemas and theatres, 10 social-cultural meeting halls, and three civic schools of music and arts. For those of you interested in sports, the University Sports Centre (CUS) in Pavia offers a wide range of courses, championships and tournaments.

Tuition fees at UNIPV vary based on the student’s family income and country of origin. All students must pay an initial deposit of €156 (~US$190) – subject to later reimbursement for lower-income students and students from developing countries.

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