2021/2022 Assessment Test (AT)
All the new students enrolled for the first time in undergraduate courses or 5-year single cycle degree courses in the 2021/2022 academic year are required to sit a level B1 English Assessment Test (AT).
With the exception of the new students enrolled in the degree courses below:
- Chimica e tecnologia farmaceutiche (Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology)
- Farmacia (Pharmacy)
- Filosofia (Philosophy)
- Giurisprudenza (LMG/01) (Law – 5-year single cycle degree course LMG/01)
- Lingue e culture moderne (Modern languages)
- Lettere (Arts)
- Maritime Science and Technology
- Scienze e tecniche psicologiche (Psychological Studies)
- Scienze della formazione primaria (Primary Education Studies)
- Scienze dell’educazione (Education Studies)
- Tourism and Hospitality (Scienze del Turismo: impresa, cultura e territorio)
- Storia (History)
- Teorie e tecniche della mediazione interlinguistica (TTMI) (Degree course in Interpreting and Translation)
What happens if I pass the assessment test? (AT)
Depending on your degree course, passing the level B1 English assessment test will mean that:
- you have either passed a whole English exam;
- or you have passed part of an English exam;
- or you are allowed to access an English exam.
For further information about the English exam in your degree course, please, read your degree course handbook and/or get in touch with the lecturer in charge of English Language courses in your degree course.
For students who have to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO test
The students who enrol in the degree courses for which the TE.L.E.MA.CO test is obligatory will sit the level B1 English assessment test together with the TE.L.E.MA.CO test in one of the dates below:
- September 15, 16, 17
- October 21, 22
- November 25
For students who do not have to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO test
The students who enrol in degree courses for which the TE.L.E.MA.CO test is not obligatory, or those students who are not required to take the TE.L.E.MA.CO test will, in any case, have to sit the level B1 English assessment test in one of the dates below:
- November 9, 10, 11 (link accessible only to entitled students) Enrollments closed on 18th October 2021.
- December 14, 15 Enrollments open at the end of November 2021
Further information about dates and times of the tests and how to enrol here.
Teorie e tecniche della mediazione interlinguistica (TTMI)
Students who enrol in the Interpreting and Translation degree course will find further information about how to access the relevant tests on their degree courses’ sites in the “News” section.
Lingue e culture moderne (LCM)
Students who enrol in the Modern languages and cultures degree course are required to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO test but must sit the level B1 English assessment test only if they decide to include the "English language" modules in their study plan (English as a first, second or third language). If they do not include the "English Language" modules, they can take the AT but the result will not affect their study plan. Students enrolled in the Modern Languages and Culture degree course who do not have to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO test because they obatained a score equal to or higher than 90/100 in their school-leaving exam and want to add English to their study plan (as a first, second or third language) do not have to take the level B1 English assessment test.
Corsi a ciclo unico in Chimica e tecnologia farmaceutiche, Farmacia, Giurisprudenza
Students enrolled in single cycle degree courses in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technologies, Pharmacy or Law can take the level B1 English assessment test. However, the test result will not affect their study plan.
Tourism and Hospitality (Scienze del Turismo: impresa, cultura e territorio)
New students enrolled in the Tourism and Hospitality degree course have to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO. test but are not required to take the level B1 English assessment test.
Filosofia, Lettere, Storia
Because the students enrolled in the degree courses in Philosophy, Arts or History are required to sit the TE.L.E.MA.CO test, but they have to sit the level B1 English assessment test only if they add "Prova di conoscenza lingua inglese" to their study plan.
Alternatively, they can sit a test for one of the other languages featured in their degree courses (French, Spanish, German). The dates for such tests are set by the Department and they are published on the sites of the specific degree courses. Such students can sit the language tests even after the first year.
Scienze e tecniche psicologiche (STP), Scienze della formazione primaria, Scienze dell'educazione
New students enrolled in the degree courses in Psychological Studies, Primary Education Studies, and Education Studies are not required to sit the AT and are required to address any questions regarding English to their Department.
Maritime Science and Technology
New students enrolled in the Maritime Science and Technology degree course are not required to sit the the level B1 English assessment test but must meet the entry requirements published in the course’s handbook.