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BA Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Develop unique, multi-disciplinary knowledge in the cultures of Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

BA Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies / Overview

Year of entry: 2016

Degree awarded
4 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB-BBB including Spanish
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32-34 points overall (core points accepted), including higher level grades 6,5,5 to include Spanish

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS
Apply through UCAS
UCAS course code
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Course description

BA (Hons) Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

  • The course gives students a thorough grounding in the languages and cultures of the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking worlds.
  • Alongside their advanced study of Spanish language, students explore a range of options in film, history and literature from the Spanish-speaking world.
  • Students study both European and Brazilian Portuguese alongside a range of options in areas such as contemporary culture, colonialism, literature and cinema from Brazil, Portugal, Mozambique and Angola.
  • After Year One Portuguese language is not compulsory and students can (a) choose to concentrate more on the Spanish side of their degree, (b) maintain the balance between the languages, or (c) by Year Four opt to study more in Portuguese than Spanish.
  • Year 3 is spent abroad, either in a Spanish-speaking country or split between Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries (on university exchange, work placement, or teaching as an English-language assistant).

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Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2016 will be £9,000 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £15,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
+44 (0)161 275 3211
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Academic department overview

See: About us

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