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Monash University

Diploma in Languages (Italian)

Course code: 2371 ~ Course abbreviation: DipLang(Italian) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 3-4 years part-time concurrent with a bachelors degree ~ Managing faculty: Arts

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Clayton - P/T only)

Course description

This course provides students with the opportunity to complete a major in Italian language and culture while studying their primary undergraduate degree. Students acquire a grasp of Italian language (ranging from beginners to advanced levels) while undertaking elective units that explore issues and concepts relating to Italian society and culture in the areas of medieval and Renaissance Italy, Italy between unification and World War I, Italy during Fascism and World War II, Italy at the turn of the 21st century, Italian cinema, Italian migration, and women in 20th-century Italy. The Italian program also offers study abroad opportunities for students of all levels.

Course structure

Course requirements

Students are required to complete a major (48 points) in Italian studies. For a full outline of core units, refer to the Italian Studies web site at

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