Degree course name in English: Degree course in Classics
Degree course name in Italian: Corso di laurea magistrale in Lettere classiche
Level of qualification: Master’s Degree Programme
Department: STUDI UMANISTICI - HUMANITIES
N° Credits: 120
International program: No
Type of program:
The Degree Course in Literature has its own Learning Agreement manager and takes care of internationalization. It offers its students the opportunity to study at the following universities: Spain: Valencia and Valladolid Germany: Greifswald, Saarbrücken, Aachen and Freiburg in Br. Belgium: Liège and Louvain-La-Neuve, France: Aix-Marseille and Anger, Poland: Poznam and Torun, Romania: Bucharest.
Studium 2000, Via di Valesio, 73100, LECCE, ITALY
The degree course in Classics lasts two years, provides a single curriculum and involves the acquisition of 120 credits. In close continuity with the classical curriculum of the Degree Course in Letters (L-10), to whose skills it is linked, the course provides the student with an advanced preparation in the fields of literary, philological and historical disciplines related to the Greek and Latin world and for a historical arch from the archaic to the late ancient age, including the area and the Byzantine period. In these areas, the development of rigorous scientific and methodological competence is taken care of, and the capacity for independent criticism and personal research is promoted. For this purpose, the Course reduces the mandatory and more general courses to the indispensable (four), offers more space to the student's choice in the sector of specialized, characterizing (seven) and related or supplementary (twelve, including teaching and methodological disciplines), provides more practical opportunities through specialist workshops (six) and keeps the need firm improvement at least in a modern European foreign language (compulsory eligibility).
To be admitted to the Master of Science in Classical Letters, an initial test must be taken. It consists of an oral interview on the main topics (Greek and Latin grammar and literature; history of the ancient world from Pharaonic Egypt to the Byzantine Middle Ages; Italian grammar, figures and moments of the literary history of Italy), on the methodologies and knowledge that student must have acquired along the path of the three-year degree in Literature.
The entry qualification is a three-year degree in Literature (5L) or a three-year degree obtained in the humanities area. In addition to the possession of the qualification, the acquisition of the following CFU is required: - 12 credits in the SSD L-FIL-LET / 02; - 12 credits in the SSD L-FIL-LET / 04 - 8 credits in the SSD L-ANT / 02; - 8 credits in the SSD L-ANT / 03; - 6 credits in SSD L-LIN / 03; L-LIN / 04; L-LIN / 05; L-LIN / 07; L-LIN / 10; L-LIN / 12; L-LIN / 13; L-LIN / 14 or level B1 of the chosen foreign language ;; - 22 CFU in the L-FIL-LET / 05 SSDs; L-LIN / 06; L-LIN / 07; L-LIN / 08; L-ANT / 04; L-ANT / 07; L-ANT / 05; M-STO / 09; L-OR / 02, L-FIL-LET / 10, L-LIN / 12. It is also necessary to be able to use fluently, in written and oral form, at least one European Union language other than Italian. They can also access the Master's Degree in Classical Letters graduates with a four-year Degree in Letters - classical address; Graduates with a four-year degree in humanities can also access. To be admitted to the course of study it is necessary to pass a selective oral test which focuses on the scientific-disciplinary sectors at the basis of the three-year course, including the adequate knowledge of a European Union language other than Italian. The specific procedures for the verification of the personal preparation are referred to the educational regulations of the course of study.
Teacher function in a work context: - teaching the Italian language and literature - teaching history and civilization from the ancient to the contemporary era - teaching the Latin language and literature - teaching the Greek language and literature skills associated with the function: - know and master the Italian language and literature - know and master the Latin language and literature - know and master the Greek language and literature - know and master ancient and medieval history - know and master the IT tools for the production and correction of texts - know and master at least one modern foreign language and literature employment opportunities: Graduates who will have sufficient credits in appropriate groups of sectors will be able to participate in the admission tests for secondary education training courses as required by current legislation: - Public primary and secondary schools - Private primary and secondary schools - Italian cultural institutes - Italian cultural institutes abroad - institutes of culture and promotion of the Italian language abroad NotaBene. Access to teaching in Italian public schools is subject to the acquisition of credits in the scientific-disciplinary sectors provided for by the legislation and the qualification to be achieved according to the provisions of the legislation. Official and manager specialized in the protection, promotion and enhancement of historical and cultural heritage function in a work context: - Coordinates, organizes and manages the activities of libraries, museums and archives - Manages and plans projects in libraries, museums and archives - Promotes classical languages and culture - Coordinates the creation of multimedia products and computational processing related to the language, recovery and conservation in electronic format of humanistic information assets skills associated with the function: - will know and master the Italian language and its structural characteristics - will know and master the Latin language and its literature - will know and master the Greek language and its literature - knows the history of the Greek, Roman and medieval European world - will know and master the main IT tools for word processing employment opportunities: - Public and private bodies - Foundations - Museums, Libraries and Archives - Italian cultural institutes abroad - Companies specialized in cultural tourism Editorial editor function in a work context: - Carries out editorial activities - Process and manage editorial projects - Prepare and proofread texts - He deals with the sector of classical literary culture at publishing houses - Carries out translation, editing and commentary on classical texts skills associated with the function: - will know and master the Italian language and its structural characteristics - will know and master the Latin language and its literature - will know and master the Greek language and its literature - knows the history of the Greek, Roman and medieval European world - will know and master the main IT tools for word processing employment opportunities: - Newspapers - Publishing sector - Press offices
The course ends with a final test called Degree Thesis. It offers the student the opportunity to demonstrate the research and critical analysis, autonomous and original processing skills acquired during his / her master's course. The final test consists of a written discussion on a topic related to one of the courses followed by the master's student, a discussion to be carried out under the guidance of a supervisor as well as in a critical and original way, in good Italian form and with the help of texts in foreign languages. This thesis is then discussed in the presence of the supervisor, in front of a co-supervisor and the members of the appropriate Commission for the achievement of the title of Doctor of Science.
See the link below: https://www.unisalento.it/didattica/cosa-studiare/corsi-di-laurea-magistrale/-/dettaglio/corso/LM11/lettere-classiche
Prof. Mario CApasso
Data ultimo aggiornamento: 27/11/2020