Rich in cultural heritage, Italy is also a leading world economy. This degree allows you to learn Italian from scratch and acquire an in-depth knowledge of the history and culture of this vibrant country. If you haven’t studied Italian before, core modules will enable you to build your language skills while introducing you to Italian history, culture and society. You’ll then be able to tailor your degree to suit you, selecting from optional modules covering a variety of topics from Renaissance art and Dante to cinema, contemporary literature, linguistic varieties, material culture and Italian for business. You’ll even spend a year in Italy to experience Italian culture first-hand. Our expert tutors cover a wide range of research interests, all of which inform their teaching. As a result we can offer flexible degrees that give you scope to pursue your interests – and we have excellent facilities to help you make the most of your time at Leeds.