Spanish and Latin American Studies

In Portsmouth

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Portsmouth

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Why take this course?   As the official language of Spain, Mexico and much of Central and South America, Spanish is one of the dominant global languages. You will study the culture of contemporary Spanish and Latin American societies alongside whilst honing your skills in one of the world’s most spoken languages.    The course will give you the opportunity to study and explore of wide range of subjects, from the legacies that Spanish expansion and settlement left in Central and South America, the enduring impact legacy of the Spanish civil war on Spanish society, representation of the Hispanic world in 20th century films, dictatorships and the fight for justice in Spain and Latin America.  By gaining access to Spanish and Latin American cultures, and opting for units such as translation, interpreting, or ‘Spanish language for professional communication’  you will also become culturally aware and linguistically fluent in Spanish. 

Facilities

Location

Starts

Portsmouth (Hampshire)
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Tangier Road, PO3 6PZ.

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

What will I experience? On this course you can: Develop high levels of fluency in Spanish, with language learning fully integrated into the course. You do not need prior knowledge of Spanish to follow this course; it is possible to follow our excellent beginners programme in your first years of study, and achieve the same level of fluency at graduation. You can also study a second language as an option. Gain career enhancing skills alongside your academic study with skills training ‘built-in’ to courses, work placements and the possibility to learn another language. You can develop an in-depth knowledge of Spanish and Latin American history, society, politics, and culture. Immerse yourself in the Spanish and Latin American way of life and develop your linguistic, cultural and professional skills by spending half your placement abroad in Spain and the other half in our partner institutions in Latin America. Study with experienced lecturers employing innovative and exciting teaching techniques such as interactive lectures, simulations, scenario exercises, debate-discussions and the use of audio-visual sources. In particular, our state-of- the-art  ‘Conference Interpreting Suite’ allows  our students to  develop valuable first-hand experience in interpreting.

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Latin
  • Skills and Training
  • Interpreting
  • Spanish Language

Course programme

I loved that some of the professors are native speakers - some are from Spain and some are from countries in Latin America and that kind of really helps with vocabulary.

Magda Suchocka, BA (Hons) Spanish and Latin American Studies student 2013

  • Develop high levels of fluency in Spanish, with language learning fully integrated into the course. You do not need prior knowledge of Spanish to follow this course; it is possible to follow our excellent beginners programme in your first years of study, and achieve the same level of fluency at graduation. You can also study a second language as an option.
  • Gain career enhancing skills alongside your academic study with skills training ‘built-in’ to courses, work placements and the possibility to learn another language. You can develop an in-depth knowledge of Spanish and Latin American history, society, politics, and culture.
  • Immerse yourself in the Spanish and Latin American way of life and develop your linguistic, cultural and professional skills by spending half your placement abroad in Spain and the other half in our partner institutions in Latin America.
  • Study with experienced lecturers employing innovative and exciting teaching techniques such as interactive lectures, simulations, scenario exercises, debate-discussions and the use of audio-visual sources. In particular, our state-of- the-art ‘Conference Interpreting Suite’ allows our students to develop valuable first-hand experience in interpreting.

Additional information

UCAS Course Code:
RT47
Duration
3 years full time, 4 years full time with language year abroad
2016 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A LEVELS
240-300 points from 3 A levels or equivalent. See full entry requirements
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
We accept UCAS points from other qualifications. See full details and English Language qualifications
2017 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
The UCAS tariff for 2017 entry has changed. See how this affects your tariff score A LEVELS
96-120 points from 3 A levels or equivalent. See full entry requirements

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
We accept UCAS points from other qualifications. See full details and English Language qualifications
   
Fees

UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students
2016/17 entry: full time: £9,000 p/a*
2017/18 entry: full time: £9,250 p/a*

International students
2016/17 entry: full time: £12,000 p/a**
2017/18 entry: full time: £12,600 p/a**

*Tuition fee may be subject to annual increase.
**Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

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Department
School of Languages and Area Studies
Programme specification

Spanish and Latin American Studies

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