45.03.02 In english and russian
Level of education Bachelor
Type of instruction Full-time
Duration 4 years
The bachelor’s programme «Italian» is designed to train multiskilled experts in intercultural and interlingual communication, translation and interpreting, and Italian language teaching. Students receive a rigorous general philological and linguistic education following the carefully preserved traditions of the St Petersburg School of Linguistics. It enables students to continue their studies in the chosen field, and advantageously solve specific professional tasks in a variety of activities. Graduates have: a professional command of several foreign languages; extensive knowledge of the culture of the respective languages and regions; and in-depth linguistic and general humanitarian knowledge.
- Italian Lexis, Grammar, Phonetics
- History and Geography of Italy
- History of Italian Literature
- History of Italian
- Italian Lexicology
- Italian Stylistics
- Italian Studies
- Methods of Teaching Italian
- Theoretical Issues in Italian Grammar
- Translation Theory and Practice
- Second Romance Language
- Introduction to Romance Philology
- History of Russian and Foreign Literature
- Introduction to Linguistics
- Modern Russian
- Interpreting and translation skills, intercultural communication skills, in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of the target language countries
- Proficiency in various methods of linguistic analysis, methodological foundations of teaching foreign languages and research skills in linguistic areas
- Internship opportunities in a target language country
- Unique simultaneous interpreting and written translation classrooms, experimental laboratories.
Students have an opportunity to study at partner universities in target language countries.
- Internships at translation companies, international departments and St Petersburg University Social Translation Clinic
- Graduates can work as translators and interpreters proficient in two foreign languages, bilingual tourist guides, language instructors, editors, personal assistants, employees of publishing houses, mass communication specialists, and researchers.