Spanish, BA (Hons)

In Singleton Park

Price on request
  • Typology

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Singleton park (Wales)

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Description
At Level One students take compulsory modules in Spanish language and, for most schemes, a module on Hispanic culture designed to introduce you to the rich diversity of Hispanic history, politics, literature and film. Beginners in Spanish follow intensive language modules in their first year in order to reach a standard equivalent to A-level. There are a range of optional modules available including Gender in European Culture and Contemporary European Film.
In the second year you continue to develop your language skills and, depending on your degree scheme, you choose from optional modules such as: Translation Workshop; Myths of Evita Perón; Culture, Politics and Diversity in Spain; European Fascisms; Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
In your final year, following your year abroad and immersion into the Spanish language and Hispanic culture, you will take compulsory language modules and specialise in Hispanic culture, literature and film in options such as Politics of Identity in Spain; Love, Honour and Identity in Hispanic Theatre and Film; Gender and History in Latin American Culture; Dissertation.

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Singleton Park (Swansea)
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University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP

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Entry Requirements Our preferred offer is BBB at A-level or equivalent. We require a B grade in A-level Spanish. All offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement.. The Welsh Government’s priority is to increase take up of modern foreign languages in Higher Education (Bilingual plus 1 policy) ntry requirements, there is a record of success in a relevant GCSE and they hold Swansea University as their firm choice.soffer text International students, please visit: For applicants whose first language is...

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Spanish Language
  • Mandarin
  • Welsh
  • Translation
  • Interpreting
  • Politics
  • Options
  • Teaching
  • English

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Spanish + Beginners Language PATHWAY

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select the one pair of Language modules and one pair of Culture Modules in English or Welsh medium.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS100ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to Hispanic Culture (A)MLS100AWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Sbaeneg (A)MLS100BSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to Hispanic Culture (B)MLS100BWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Sbaeneg (B)MLS160ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Spanish Language 1AMLS160AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg 1AMLS160BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Spanish Language 1BMLS160BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg 1B

AND

Compulsory Modules - Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select two modules from Below, one in each teaching block. Beginners II modules must be taken with the appropriate Pr-requisite (ie MLF101 and MLF102)

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLF101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20French for Beginners IMLF101WSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Ffrangeg i Ddechreuwyr IMLF102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20French for Beginners IIMLG108Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20German for Beginners IMLG109Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20German for Beginners IIMLI111Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Italian for Beginners IMLI112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Italian for Beginners IIMLZ101Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Mandarin Chinese for Beginners 2MLZ102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20English-Chinese Translation Workshop 1 (Journalism and Marketing)

AND

Optional Module Choices

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : You may select 2 x10 credits of Culture modules in your beginners language (except for Mandarin)

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceML-102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Modern European Film: Themes and PerspectivesMLE100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Modern European Fiction: Texts and ContextsMLF100ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to French Culture (A)MLF100AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Diwylliannol Ffrangeg (A)MLF100BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to French Culture (B)MLF100BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Diwylliannol Ffrangeg (B)MLG100ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to German Culture (A) - 1871 to 1945MLG100BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to German Culture (B) - Since 1945MLI100ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to Italian Culture (A)MLI100BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to Italian Culture (B)MLT100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Concepts in Translation and Interpreting

OR

Spanish PATHWAY

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select the one pair of Language modules and one pair of Culture Modules in English or Welsh medium.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS100ASemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Introduction to Hispanic Culture (A)MLS100AWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Sbaeneg (A)MLS100BSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to Hispanic Culture (B)MLS100BWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Cyflwyniad i Astudiaethau Sbaeneg (B)MLS160ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Spanish Language 1AMLS160AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg 1AMLS160BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Spanish Language 1BMLS160BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg 1B

AND

Compulsory modules Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select two modules from Below

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceML-102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Modern European Film: Themes and PerspectivesMLE100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Modern European Fiction: Texts and ContextsMLT100Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Concepts in Translation and Interpreting

AND

Optional Module choices

Choose Exactly 20 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select exactly 20cr from the following English modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE100Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Grammar and MeaningALE108Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Language Teaching MethodologyALE114Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Sounds of EnglishALE115Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Language of Everyday LifeALE116Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20A History of the English LanguageALE120Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Studying the English LanguageCY-140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 1CY-141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Welsh 2MLA140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 1MLA141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Arabic 2MLZ140Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 1MLZ141Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Languages for All - Mandarin 2

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Spanish Language advanced - Compulsory Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students take 40 credits. Students should choose either English or Welsh-medium modules in the case.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS210Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish Translation Workshop 2MLS260ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Spanish Language 2AMLS260AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg 2AMLS260BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish Language 2BMLS260BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Iaith Sbaeneg 2B

OR

Spanish Language intermediate - Compulsory Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS270ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Intermediate Spanish Language AMLS270AWSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg Canolradd 2AMLS270BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Intermediate Spanish Language BMLS270BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Iaith Sbaeneg Canolradd 2B

AND

Complulsory Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students take 40 credits . Where available, students should choose English or Welsh-medium modules as appropriate.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS208Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Barcelona/Buenos AiresMLS208WSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Barcelona/Buenos AiresMLS209Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Evolution of the Spanish Language

AND

Optional Module choices

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students take 40 credits. If you select MLT201, you MUST also take MLT202

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceALE200Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Theory and PracticeHIH235Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20The Golden Age of Spain and Portugal, 1450 - 1700ML-227Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20War and Conflict in European Film (Modern Languages route)ML-250Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Teaching Modern Foreign Languages to Young Learners 2MLT201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Introduction to the Theory of TranslationMLT202Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Computer-Assisted Translation

Year 3 (Level 5 YR OUT)

FHEQ 5 Sandwich Year

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Choose Exactly 120 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : This module is compulsory for all students pursuing a degree involving a foreign language. It gives students the opportunity to increase their language skills and familiarize themselves with other culture(s).

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceML-R00Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)120Year Abroad (Languages, Translation and Interpreting)

Year 4 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

None found.

Optional Modules

Dissertation Pathway

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students wishing to write an undergraduate dissertation should take 40 credits in dissertation modules. Students should choose English-medium or Welsh-medium modules as appropriate.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceML-320Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Modern Languages Dissertation PreparationML-320WSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Paratoi Traethawd Hir Ieithoedd ModernML-321Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Modern Languages DissertationML-321WSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Traethawd Hir Ieithoedd Modern

AND

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select either MLS300A and MLS300B OR MLS300A and MLS300BW, plus the other two modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS300ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Spanish General Language 3AMLS300BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish General Language 3BMLS300BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Iaith Gyffredinol Sbaeneg 3BMLS304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish for Professional Purposes 3MLS310CSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Translation Workshop (Spanish into English)

AND

Compulsory Modules- Selective

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select 20 credits in TB1 and 20 credits in TB2

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceHUA300Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Rise of BrazilHUA305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and LegacyML-322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20From Page to Screen: Adapting the European ClassicsMLS307Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Hispanic IdentitiesMLS307WSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Hunaniaethau Sbaeneg eu hiaithMLT307Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Interpreting - Health OptionMLT310Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Interpreting - Law Option (Police)MLT320Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Interpreting - Business Option

OR

Non-Dissertation Pathway

Choose Exactly 40 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Select either MLS300A and MLS300B OR MLS300A and MLS300BW, plus the other two modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMLS300ASemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Spanish General Language 3AMLS300BSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish General Language 3BMLS300BWSemester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Iaith Gyffredinol Sbaeneg 3BMLS304Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)10Spanish for Professional Purposes 3MLS310CSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)10Translation Workshop (Spanish into English)

AND

Choose Exactly 80 credits from the following Modules:

NOTE : Students must select 80 credits from the below.

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceHUA300Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Rise of BrazilHUA305Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20The Spanish Civil War - Its Origins, Course and LegacyML-322Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20From Page to Screen: Adapting the European ClassicsMLS307Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Hispanic IdentitiesMLS307WSemester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Hunaniaethau Sbaeneg eu hiaithMLT307Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Interpreting - Health OptionMLT310Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)20Interpreting - Law Option (Police)MLT320Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)20Interpreting - Business Option

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