BA (Hons) Spanish Combined Subjects

Duration: 3 years

Course details

By doing this course you will have the opportunity to develop your language skills to a very high level as well as studied a range of cultural and historical contexts. You will also have the chance to undertake an exciting placement in Spain and or Latin America, to gain invaluable employment skills and knowledge of current affairs. You will spend the year abroad in a country where Spanish is spoken, either as an English language assistant, studying on a university course or on an approved work placement.


Year 1

  • Spanish Language

  • History and Politics of the Hispanic World

  • Introduction to Hispanic Cultural Studies

  • Academic skills for Modern Language students

  • Introduction to the English Language in its global context

  • Elements of Linguistics: Sound, Structure and Meaning

Year 2

  • Spanish Language

  • Globalisation: Economics, Politics, Culture and the Nation State

  • Gender, Race and Nation in Modern Latin America

  • Myths and Realities of Contemporary Spain

  • Power and Discourse in Spanish-speaking Societies

  • Managing Research and Learning

Year 3

  • Spanish Language

  • Translation: Theory and Practice

  • Language Teaching Theory and Practice

  • Barrios and Borders

  • Sex, Soap Operas and Female Dissidents: Representations of Women in the Hispanic World

  • Audio-visual Translation

  • Historical Memory in Modern Latin America

Entry requirements

  • GCE A-level AAB including Grade A in Spanish
  • International Baccalaureate 34 points with 17 at higher level, including 6 at higher level in Spanish

Career posibilities

Teaching, translation and interpretation are careers that directly use your language skills, but you will also find opportunities in many other fields. Any organisation that works globally will require people with excellent foreign language skills.

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