It is a second-level degree in Linguistics (LM39-Linguistica). All the core subjects are taught in English, most of which provided in a blended mode, both on campus and online. The course aims to provide a thorough grounding and advanced linguistic and cultural competences in English and a second foreign language (including Italian as a FL/L2), and research skills in the field of Language Sciences and Cultural Studies. It devotes specific attention to aspects related to language learning and teaching, with particular reference to Special Educational Needs affecting communication and languages, such as developmental language disorders, learning disorders and sensory disabilities. A strength of the course is the acquisition of competences in the field of inclusive language education.
The course also allows students to develop basic skills in Instructional Design needed to work as editors or instructional designers. Such skills are combined with language education competences in traditional and e-learning modes. It is designed for candidates from different academic backgrounds. Students develop their professional and life skills in an international environment, and are also encouraged to gain experience abroad taking advantage of a large number of opportunities.