• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Classification Transitional
  • Course subject Italian
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Co-taught Course
Language of institutions and diplomacy in Italy (ITAL6015)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. listen, read and comprehend diplomatic texts in Italian;
  2. produce brief diplomatic letters and other texts requiring a basic knowledge of Italian grammar;
  3. use Italian in formal settings/situations, according to level of entry;
  4. research and present brief commentaries, in Italian for intermediate and advanced level students, in English for Introductory Italian level students, about diplomatic and law concepts - themes: the work of an embassy, the diplomatic career, the constitution, common law, statute law;
  5. identify issues in diplomatic relations and develop general skills required to pursue a career in this field of the public service.

Indicative Assessment

  • Develop and enact roleplay within a set scenario - outcomes 2,3,5 - weight 30% OR Individual oral presentation on a given topic - - outcomes 2,3,5 - weight 30%
  • Essay on one of the topics of the lectures, 3000 words - outcomes 1, 4, 5 - weight 40%
  • Grammar and lexicon related quizzes - outcomes 1, 2, 3 - weight 20%
  • Participation in class and via wattle forum - outcomes 1,4, 5 - weight 10%

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26 hours seminars, 13 hours of language related classes, 5- 7 hours per week of individual work.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

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Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1542
2014 $2478
2013 $2472
2012 $2472
2011 $2424
2010 $2358
2009 $2178
2008 $2178
2007 $2178
2006 $2178
2005 $2178
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3618
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3618
2008 $3618
2007 $3618
2006 $3618
2005 $3618
2004 $3618
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

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