You will study both the foundations of written and spoken Italian as well as study broader courses on Italian history, literature and cinema.
You will continue to study both Italian language and culture. You may choose to study contemporary society, politics and culture as part of the course Culture and Society in 20th Century Italy, or you can study historical literature from the Middle Ages to World War II.
You will spend your third year abroad, either studying at a university or working in an approved placement.
Your final year will combine advanced language courses with a choice of other courses focusing on modern Italian history and literature and Medieval literature.
2023 entry requirements
4 Highers at ABBB (minimum) but typically AABB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (minimum) but typically AAAB (two sittings) plus English at National 5 at C and a language other than English at B.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English at National 5 at C and a language other than English at B. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Literatures, Languages and Cultures