Archaeology/Italian (4 years) | Bachelor's degree | Humanities & Culture | On Campus | 4 years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom
Our aim at the School of Modern Languages and the School of Archaeology, Archaeology and Religion is to develop and educate our students to become ‘global citizens’. By combining Italian and Archaeology, you will gain a variety of transferable skills and knowledge beneficial to the world of employment, making you competitive and attractive in an increasingly global workforce and opening the doors to a variety of career paths.
With in-depth study of both Archaeology and Italian, you will develop the tools to compete in an increasingly global workforce. The degree aims to develop your knowledge and critical understanding of the material evidence for a wide range of periods and societies, and to cultivate intellectual skills such as the ability to assess evidence critically, to evaluate different interpretations of the evidence, to construct arguments on the basis of evidence, and to express opinions cogently in speech and in writing.
Archaeology addresses big questions about the human past for much of which no written record is available. The Archaeology course at Cardiff University concentrates on the British Isles, Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean, including Egypt. You will learn with staff who undertake exciting research on all periods from early human origins to the recent past. You will also benefit from the department’s facilities which include bespoke teaching and research laboratories, dedicated geophysical and surveying equipment and a range of sophisticated equipment for the analysis of artefacts.
In addition to developing high-level Italian language skills, students gain an in-depth intercultural understanding that encompasses a specific knowledge of Italian culture. You will develop high-level communication and critical-thinking skills, and foster resilience and independence through time spent in immersive foreign language contexts.
Italy is a major actor on the European and world stage, possessing a rich and sophisticated culture. Italian is one