Italian and History enables you to learn the language and about the culture of Italy while undertaking a detailed study of the past. Italy is a cornerstone in culture, art and history across Europe, you cannot help but be inspired to learn the language. By learning Italian, you give yourself a tool to explore this cultural richness and to open your eyes to its historical significance, including its Roman heritage, the Renaissance to turbulent times in the 20th century. It is spoken not only in its home country, but also by over 15 million people in Switzerland, North America and Australia. The School of History has established itself as one of the leading History departments in the country, recognised for its research excellence, flexible programmes and quality teaching. You are taught by passionate academics, active researchers and recognised experts. You can tailor your modules to your own interests, and use your expanding knowledge of Italian culture and language.