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BA Italian B and Russian A

Year 3

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education)

Learning outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of:
- being able to achieve effective communication in both Italian and Russian with native or other competent speakers;
- being able to demonstrate complex receptive and productive Italian and Russian language skills in a variety of contexts;
- having consolidated and extended knowledge and understanding of complex structures of Italian and Russian;
- having consolidated and extended/broadened knowledge and understanding of one or more aspects of the literatures, cultures, history, politics and the linguistic, social and economic structures of the societies of Italian-speaking and Russian-speaking cultures;
- being able effectively to communicate information, arguments and analysis in a variety of forms.

Transferable (key) skills

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:
- qualities and transferable skills related to the subject area(s) studied, valuable for employment, e.g. be able to gather and process information from a variety of paper, audio-visual and electronic sources, be able to use IT effectively both as a means of communication and as an aid to learning;
- skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility and independent learning, including the ability to appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners;
- decision making.


Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:
- demonstrating the knowledge and application of a broad range of concepts, information and techniques relevant to the areas of study;
- work that draws on a wide variety of material;
- demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the disciplines;
- the ability critically to evaluate received opinion.


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