B.A. Asian Studies and Italian (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

Asia is a fast-growing, large and diverse continent, encompassing many countries, cultures and languages. Combining Asian Studies and Italian (Hons) at University of Kent enables you to engage with the cultural diversity of Asia alongside a deep understanding of one of Europes romantic and historically significant countries.

Important information

Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more


Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Course Content Course structure
  • The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules. You may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.
Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • History of Italian Cinema:The Legacy of Neo-Realism
  • Writing Italy through the Centuries:An Introduction
  • Introduction to Asian Traditions
  • Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan
  • World Literature:An Introduction
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 1A
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese
  • Learning Japanese 1A: An Introduction to Elementary Japanese
  • Learning Japanese 1B: An Introduction to Upper Elementary Japanese
  • Learning Italian - Beginners
  • Learning Italian 3 (Post A Level)

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Themes in the Study of Asia
  • Learning Italian 2 (Intermediate)
  • Learning Italian 4 *Advanced)
  • Italian Extended Essay
  • Italian Short Story
  • Catching the Tide: Cultural Renewal in 20th Century Italy
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2B
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2A
  • Hindu Religious Thought
  • Indian Philosophy of Religion
  • Learning Japanese 2B: Uppeer Post-Beginners Japanese
  • Learning Japanese 2A - Post-Beginners
  • The Rise of China
Year abroad
  • Between Stages 2 and 3, you spend a year abroad in Italy as part of your Italian programme of study. Please see more information on your year abroad in the department of Italian.
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Learning Italian 5
  • Languages in the Classroom
  • Italian Cinema and Literature
  • Italian Dissertation
  • Istantanea: Photography and Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary I
  • Learning Italian Through Literature
  • Indian Philosophy of Religion
  • Hindu Religious Thought
  • Learning Japanese 2B: Uppeer Post-Beginners Japanese
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2A
  • Learning Mandarin Chinese 2B
  • Learning Japanese 2A - Post-Beginners