Hispanic Studies with French BA (Hons)

University of Liverpool

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Course Summary

Hispanic Studies - Hispanic Studies covers the languages, literatures, cultures and histories of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. Each year you take two modules in Spanish language at the appropriate level, plus students of advanced Spanish will take two further modules in Portuguese, Catalan or Basque which you will learn from scratch if you take Hispanic Studies as a Major or as a Single Honours degree. In Year One you will also take foundational modules which introduce Iberian and Latin American histories, languages and cultures; students of advanced Spanish taking Single Honours will also take a ‘Language awareness’ module, which is designed to support your language learning by sensitising you to issues in language and linguistics, and a module on Iberian Literature. During your second and final year you complement your study of Spanish and Catalan, Basque or Portuguese by choosing four (two for a Major) modules from a wide range including options on Latin American literature and cultures, Basque, Brazilian, Latin American and Spanish cinema and Spanish literature from medieval to modern times. You may also, subject to approval, select relevant modules from the range of modules offered within the wider School of Histories, Languages and Cultures, including modules from Film Studies.

French - French is one of the world’s most important languages in terms of speaker numbers and its role in science, industry and international diplomacy. Studying French language as a Minor at 25% of your degree will enable you to become highly proficient in writing, reading, speaking and listening to the language. It will also help you to understand aspects of the cultures and societies of France and the French-speaking world. A Year Abroad is highly recommended, but not compulsory, for French as a Minor subject.

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  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
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A level in the relevant language at grade B for entry to advanced language; (no subject requirement for entry to beginners' language).

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£9,250 per year

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The University of Liverpool is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2020) and is a member of the Russell Group of the UK's leading research universities. Of its 35,000 students, 8,000 travel from across the world to study at the university. The University of Liverpool has established a university in Suzhou near Shanghai, in partnership with Xi'an Jiaotong University, as well as a campus in London.


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