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Warnborough College

36 months
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
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The Warnborough College PhD programme in Italian considers some of the major literary figures who represent important milestones in the history of Italian Literature.


The PhD in Italian from Warnborough College is useful for those who want to have a professional career in Italian literature. This includes university lecturers, teachers, academics, scholars, journalists, etc.

The Warnborough PhD in Italian is also ideal for someone who would like to codify their linguistic skills into a terminal qualification. It is possible to move into many fields, including: interpreting, diplomacy, international corporate work etc. However this is useful for anyone who would like to work in Italy or in any occupation that requires Italian. The possibilities are endless!

How Will I Learn?

The Program will be conducted by distance learning, through self-paced research, under the guidance of the Program Director.

Programme Structure

Topics include:

  • St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)
  • Dante’s predecessors
  • Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
  • Petrarch, Boccaccio
  • Poliziano, Lorenzo de’ Medici
  • Ariosto, Tasso
  • Foscolo, Manzoni, Leopardi
  • Carducci, Pascoli, D’Annunzio
  • Pirandello

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start Date: 1st of any month


160 ECTS



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of a Master's degree in Italian; or equivalent.
  • A full curriculum vitae/resumé.
  • A brief autobiography. 
  • A brief research proposal, if you are choosing either research or projects options. Outline what you would like to do on the program – the research topic, intended methodology, and planned resources. It should be clear and concise, and can be modified later after discussion with your Program Director.
  • Copies of all academic transcripts. Please include English translations if your transcripts are in another language.
  • Two references. From employers, business partners, and/or academics.
  • A scanned copy of your passport or government-issued ID showing your name, date of birth and photograph.
  • Two passport-size photographs (if you are posting a paper application).
  • Application fee of €100.
  • All other relevant and related information or documentation (e.g. scholarship requests, etc.)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 EUR for the full programme during 36 months.
  • €113 per credit


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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