What will I learn?


Italian Studies at Liverpool is a rapidly growing subject and is now available as a Single Honours, Major, Joint or Minor subject. As Major, Joint or Minor subject, Italian can be studied in combination with both language and non-language subjects to offer you the benefits and enhanced employability that language skills and intercultural awareness provide.

Italian at Liverpool has a distinctive approach to help you become highly proficient in Italian and critically understand its history and culture: one that develops the ability of students to engage with Italian language, history and culture inside and outside Italy, in the Italian peninsula as well as in the context in which students live and study.

Career prospects

We are justifiably proud of our excellent record on graduate employment. Our graduates go on to careers in all sectors worldwide. These include the media, industry and commerce, finance, local and central government, administration, translation, interpreting and teaching in schools and universities.

Many of our students also undertake postgraduate study, either in our own department or for example, on a PGCE translation or law conversion course. All students have the opportunity to gain employability skills and work experience and we work closely with Careers & Employability to ensure that the curriculum delivers the skills that graduate employers are looking for.

Postgraduate opportunities

  • Latin American Studies MRes
  • Modern Languages MRes
  • 18th century Worlds MA
  • French MPhil/PhD
  • German MPhil/PhD
  • Iberian and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD


Develop an understanding of archaeological methods and theory to unlock some of the most fundamental questions about human life, from the emergence of our species until the 20th century.

Studying human, animal and plant remains, artefacts and art, you will learn how to reconstruct the past from its material remains. You will investigate the major social, economic, religious and technological developments in long-term human history, from Britain to South Africa and Spain to China, and learn how to carry out archaeological excavation and survey.

Career prospects

Archaeology, Classics, Ancient History and Egyptology degrees from Liverpool provide you with a rigorous training experience that produces graduates with an unusual breadth of knowledge.

Our graduates are well equipped for a wide variety of careers in fields as diverse as journalism, heritage management, law, the civil service, teaching, business, IT and tourism. You can also go on to undertake further study and research degrees and our past students have had marked success in gaining employment in universities and major museums, locally, nationally and internationally.

Which department am I in?

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,000.00 (US$ 26,884) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

27 September 2022


Main Site

The Foundation Building,

Brownlow Hill,


L69 7ZX, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Biology and a second science, preferably Chemistry, at A level Also accepted as a second science: Environmental Science, Mathematics, Physics, Geography, Psychology, Geology and Applied Science. For applicants from England, where A levels in Biology, Chemistry or Physics have been taken, we will also require a pass in the Practical Endorsement

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is a world-leading institution, with more than 7,700 international students from over 130 countries.

  • Member of the prestigious Russell Group
  • A dedicated support team for international students
  • One of the top 25 UK universities targeted by employers
  • Located in one of the UK’s most iconic cities

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