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English Literature and Spanish BA (Hons)

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

English Literature and Spanish with a Year Abroad is an exciting and challenging course which opens up a range of career possibilities by helping you to develop transferable skills that employers want.

You will have the chance to explore national and global literatures including Renaissance writings, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century literature and contemporary fiction. Other topics include gender and culture, creative and professional writing.

You will also become a scholar of the rich language, history and culture of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. The course covers contemporary Spanish politics, 20th and 21st century Spanish and Catalan literature as well as translation and teaching.

You can further enhance your career prospects by spending a year in a Spanish-speaking country.

ENGLISH LITERATURE AND SPANISH EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Over 97% of our English Single and Joint Honours graduates are in work or further study six months after graduation (DLHE 2013/14).

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • education
  • marketing
  • social media
  • project administration

Our career support services include:

  • Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
  • Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
  • Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
  • Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
  • Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
  • Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.

We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 106 5

    43rd out of 48 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    131 64%

    37th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    69th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    112 53%

    39th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    34th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    28th

    13

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