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Spanish and English BA (Hons)

University of Leicester

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    RQ43

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    44th

    10
  • Subject Ranking

    37th

    3 (Iberian Languages)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    130

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    68

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.34

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    23-SEP-19

Course Summary

This is a joint honours degree designed for students who wish to explore both Spanish and English to degree level, with the course divided equally between both subjects. You will have the chance to combine study of the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures with the study of English literature and critical theory. You can study Spanish at Beginners or Advanced level. If you have already taken an A-level in Spanish you would start at Advanced Level. If you have an A-level in another foreign language then you can begin studying Spanish at Beginners Level. Throughout the course you will develop your writing skills in Spanish through the production of short pieces of creative writing and other activities such as online language learning and the use of materials taken from Spanish television and radio, with oral teaching conducted in small groups, mostly by native speakers.

Developing your foreign language skills gives you a powerful advantage in business and opens up a wide and exciting range of careers. You will be able to immerse yourself in a rich culture of learning-led experience in a supportive and tailored learning environment, and you will be supported by our team of personal tutors to help you make the best of your time here. As part of the course, you will study abroad for a year, where you can live as a student or work as a teaching assistant with tutors on hand to help throughout the year. We have links with several universities in Spain and Latin America. Alternatively, you can take up an approved work placement, in a Spanish speaking country.

In addition, at the end of your first year, you will spend three weeks in one of our fully funded special summer schools so that you can immerse yourself in the language and culture that you are studying. Here at the University of Leicester, we offer a rich and diverse learning experience, with great facilities, knowledgeable staffs who are experts in their fields, and a unique chance to study abroad and build your international communication skills. You will be able to immerse yourself in a rich culture of research-led experience in a supportive and tailored learning environment.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Extended Project
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Including English (Language, Literature or combined) and Spanish. Applicants who choose Beginner’s Level Spanish, an A-Level in a foreign language is required.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

44th

About this University

The University of Leicester is a leading university committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. A research-intensive university, academic staff are breaking new ground and setting new directions aimed at making the UK and the world a better place. Consistently ranked among the world's top 250 universities (QS World University Rankings), Leicester's staff and students are drawn from around the globe.

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Leicester

LE1 7RH

UNITED KINGDOM