Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Italian

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Msida
Country: Malta
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey through the realms of English literature intertwined with Italian culture in our Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English with Italian program. Delve deep into the tapestry of literary and linguistic evolution, spanning from the ancient echoes of Greece to the vibrant hues of contemporary expression. Through a captivating exploration of canonical and non-canonical works, both British and beyond, you’ll expand your literary and linguistic horizons, gaining profound insights into the intersection of politics, tribulations, arts, and culture on the written page.


Upon completion of this dynamic course, you will emerge equipped with a multifaceted skill set tailored for success in various academic and professional domains. Engage in critical discourse, navigate complex literary landscapes, and cultivate a nuanced understanding of influential theorists and writers.

Hone your analytical prowess through close-reading methodologies and embrace a global perspective by traversing literary traditions from Western, European, and non-European contexts. Unleash your creativity, sharpen your communication skills, and embark on a journey of intellectual growth and discovery.

Admission Requirements

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  • Year 1:
    • Compulsory Units: Literary Criticism and Theory, Shakespeare and Tudor Drama
    • Elective Units: Genre: Poetry, Introduction to English Syntax and Phonetics, Romantic Poets, English Fiction of the Nineteenth Century, and more
    • Total credits: 60 ECTS credits
  • Year 2:
    • Compulsory Units: Theories of Literature, The Modern Novel
    • Elective Units: Maltese Literature in English, Practical Criticism, American Literature of the Nineteenth Century, English Literature and Music, and more
    • Total credits: 60 ECTS credits
  • Year 3:
    • Compulsory Units: Contemporary Fiction, Dissertation
    • Elective Units: Slave Narratives, Creative Writing, American Studies, Horror, and more
    • Total credits: 60 ECTS credits

Non EU Applicants:

Fee per academic year: Eur 8,500

Local/EU/EEA Applicants:

No fees apply

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge as versatile professionals, primed to excel in diverse career pathways. Drawing on a rich tapestry of knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program, alumni embark on fulfilling careers as literary critics, language consultants, content writers/editors, cultural liaison officers, and language instructors. By seamlessly blending theoretical insights with practical applications, our program nurtures adaptive thinkers and effective communicators ready to thrive in today’s dynamic job market.

Visa Requirements:

For visa information, please visit Malta page for student visa and student life.