If you have A level Italian or equivalent, Italian A will allow you to become fluent in a major European language while exploring Italy’s fascinating history and rich culture. Core modules will develop your language skills and introduce you to Italian cinema, art, literature or history. But you’ll also choose from an array of optional modules that reflect our diverse research interests, from Dante and Renaissance art to the writings of Italo Calvino, or specialised uses of Italian in business. If you have A level Russian or equivalent, this degree will improve and refine your language skills while exploring Russian culture, history and politics. You’ll study core modules that introduce you to Russian culture and literature as well as improving your language skills. You’ll also spend a year studying in Russia to develop your spoken and written Russian. But you’ll also choose from optional modules to explore topics from Dostoevsky to the language of the media.