Science of Cultural Property

Particolare della facciata in pietra
Bachelor
A.Y. 2019/2020
L-1 - Beni culturali (EN)
Bachelor
180
ECTS
Access
Open with admission self-assessment test
3
Years
Course location
Milano
Language
Italian

The Cultural Heritage Studies degree programme offers broad, sufficient training in concepts relating to Cultural Heritage. On the strength of their advanced knowledge and competences, graduates are equipped to pursue careers in the following fields:

  • research, cataloguing, conservation, protection, the optimisation and protection of cultural heritage, particularly the history of art, from the medieval period to modern day;
  • artistic heritage research, conservation and protection methodologies, through training of a humanistic-historical nature;
  • the protection and conservation of archaeological heritage, through training of a humanistic and historic nature which involves the use of cutting-edge investigative techniques, including computing methods;
  • archival and library heritage, through targeted training of a humanistic and historic nature also involving the use of telematics and computer tools;
  • theatre, live performance, cinema and music.

Training in the field of cultural heritage equips graduates to pursue the following professional roles:

  • archival, library, gallery, museum and theatre assistants and technicians;
  • tourist entertainers, guides and other such roles;
  • instructors and advisers in the field of cultural heritage management;
  • experts in broadcasting, cinema and theatre production;
  • tutors, vocational instructors and other such roles.

Application and admission

An initial test to verify the students’ preparation is carried out through the TOLC-SU, CISIA OnLine Test, www.cisiaonline.it and must be taken before enrolment. 

Additional learning obligations (OFA)

OFA: Disciplines

Students who do not pass the entrance examination on basic general knowledge, comprehension, logic and mathematics, are assigned additional learning obligations (OFA, Obblighi formativi aggiuntivi) that they must fulfil in accordance with the provisions of the Programme Structure.

OFA: English language

Students must have level B1 proficiency in English. Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) Placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December.

Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.

Recommended, not mandatory

Courses list

Optional programme year

Compulsory activity
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
English assessment B1 (3 ECTS) 3 Italian First semester
Laws on cultural heritage 6 40 Italian First semester
Italian literature 9 60 Italian Second semester
a - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Contemporary history 9 60 Italian First semester
Greek history 9 60 Italian First semester
Medieval history 9 60 Italian First semester
Roman History 9 60 Italian First semester
Modern history 9 60 Italian Second semester
b - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Ancient Greece theatre 9 60 Italian First semester
Greek literature 9 60 Italian First semester
Latin literature 9 60 Italian First semester
Romance philology 9 60 Italian Second semester
c - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Cultural anthropology 9 60 Italian Second semester
Integrated and environmental geography 9 60 Italian Second semester
d - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Archeology and history of Roman art 9 60 Italian First semester
Archeology and history of Greek art 9 60 Italian Second semester
Etruscology and italian antyquities 9 60 Italian Second semester
Prehistory 9 60 Italian Second semester
e - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
History of medieval art 9 60 Italian First semester
History of modern art 9 60 Italian First semester
History of contemporary art 9 60 Italian Second semester
g - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
History and criticism of the cinema 9 60 Italian First semester
History of the theatre and drama 9 60 Italian Second semester
Theory and analysis of cinematographic language 9 60 Italian Second semester
h - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
History of medieval and renaissance music 9 60 Italian First semester
History of melodrama 9 60 Italian First semester
Musical dramaturgy 9 60 Italian First semester
History of modern and contemporary music 9 60 Italian Second semester
i - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
History of artistic literature 9 60 Italian First semester
History of printing and publishing 9 60 Italian Second semester
Methodology of archaeological researc 9 60 Italian Second semester
l - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Archeology and history of Roman art 9 60 Italian First semester
History and criticism of the cinema 9 60 Italian First semester
History of medieval and renaissance music 9 60 Italian First semester
History of medieval art 9 60 Italian First semester
History of melodrama 9 60 Italian First semester
History of modern art 9 60 Italian First semester
Librarianship 9 60 Italian First semester
Musical dramaturgy 9 60 Italian First semester
Ancient numismatics 9 60 Italian Second semester
Ancient topography 9 60 Italian Second semester
Archeology and history of Greek art 9 60 Italian Second semester
Archival studies 9 60 Italian Second semester
Etruscology and italian antyquities 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of contemporary art 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of modern and contemporary music 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of printing and publishing 9 60 Italian Second semester
Methodology of archaeological researc 9 60 Italian Second semester
Prehistory 9 60 Italian Second semester
Theory and analysis of cinematographic language 9 60 Italian Second semester
m - testo in inglese
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Archeology and history of Roman art 9 60 Italian First semester
Church history 9 60 Italian First semester
Greek literature 9 60 Italian First semester
History and criticism of the cinema 9 60 Italian First semester
History of art of the east Asia 9 60 Italian First semester
History of artistic literature 9 60 Italian First semester
History of medieval and renaissance music 9 60 Italian First semester
History of medieval art 9 60 Italian First semester
History of melodrama 9 60 Italian First semester
History of modern art 9 60 Italian First semester
Latin literature 9 60 Italian First semester
Librarianship 9 60 Italian First semester
Musical dramaturgy 9 60 Italian First semester
Social and Environmental Psychology 9 60 Italian First semester
Storia del risorgimento 9 60 Italian First semester
Visual Arts, Performing Arts and Design in East Asia 9 60 Italian First semester
Archeology and history of Greek art 9 60 Italian Second semester
Archival studies 9 60 Italian Second semester
Civilizations of the Ancient Near East 9 60 Italian Second semester
Egyptology 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of contemporary art 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of indian and central asian art 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of modern and contemporary music 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of political institutions 9 60 Italian Second semester
History of printing and publishing 9 60 Italian Second semester
Prehistory 9 60 Italian Second semester
Theory and analysis of cinematographic language 9 60 Italian Second semester
n - testo in inglese
o - testo in inglese
p - testo in inglese
Final activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Final exam 9 Italian Undefined
Sede
Milano
Presidente del collegio: CESARE FERTONANI
Contatti
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:

  • the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students 
  • the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’-  that is variable.

Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:

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Scholarships and benefits

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