Why study Italian studies at La Trobe?

Community connection

Help foster cultural awareness as part of the La Trobe Italian Social Club.

Check out their upcoming events here

Study overseas

Gain global experience with exchange opportunities in Asia, Europe and the UK.

Take a look at our overseas study options.

World-class research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in language, communication and culture.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Career opportunities in Italian studies

Career pathways

Studying Italian builds skills in communication, cultural awareness and problem solving to prepare you for a range of careers.

Possible roles include:

  • Diplomat
  • Translator or interpreter
  • Foreign correspondent journalist
  • Tutor or teacher
  • Cultural adviser
  • Global marketing specialist

Future employers

Potential employers of Italian studies graduates include:

  • Government agencies
  • Universities and research institutes
  • Financial institutions
  • Media networks
  • Tourism councils
  • Humanitarian and aid agencies
  • Translation and Interpreting services

On the couch with languages and linguistics

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Discover what it means to become an expert in languages, linguistics and intercultural communication.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

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