The Department of Italian is concerned primarily with teaching and research in the following areas:
- Medieval, Modern, and Contemporary Literature
- Italian Language and Linguistics
- Film Studies
- Popular Culture
- Anglo-Italian Comparative Literature
- Italo-Maltese Comparative Literature and Linguistics.
The Department offers undergraduate and postgraduate study-units to students reading for the B.A. and B.A.(Hons.) in Italian
, B.A. in Theology and Human Studies, Bachelor of European Studies, Bachelor of Humanities
, Certificate in Language Proficiency in Italian, M.A.
and Ph.D. degrees.