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Spanish Studies and Theatre BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Lancaster's joint Spanish Studies and Theatre degree is taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures in conjunction with Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA). This degree includes an international placement in year 3. Your Spanish Studies programme gives you the opportunity to acquire high-level language skills while gaining a thorough understanding of the country's historical, cultural, social and political backgrounds in a global context. In Theatre, you'll learn about innovative 20th and 21st century theatre and performance through an exciting and varied mix of practical and academic approaches. Your first year comprises an exploration of the Spanish language and its cultural context as well as an introduction to theatres key concepts and practical tools that culminates in a group performance project. Alongside this, you will study a minor subject of your choice. Building on your language skills in Year 2, you will study the culture, politics and history of the Spanish-speaking world in more depth, as well as selecting modules which are international in scope and promote a comparative understanding of Europe and beyond. You will combine these with modules such as Performing the Avant-Garde, Modern Dance and British Theatre and the State of the Nation (1945-2000). Spending your third year abroad in a Spanish-speaking country gives you the opportunity to develop your language proficiency while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement. In your final year, you consolidate your Spanish language skills, and study specialist culture and comparative modules, such as Witchcraft, Heresy, and the Inquisition: The Prosecution of Otherness in Europe (14th-17th c.). You will also select LICA modules such as Contemporary European Post-dramatic Theatre, Creative Enterprise and Applied Theatre Practice II.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : ABB

A level Spanish, or if this is to be studied from beginners’ level, AS grade B or A level grade B in another foreign language, or GCSE grade A in a foreign language. Native Spanish speakers will not be accepted onto this scheme.

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University information

Lancaster University

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    Lancaster University, Bailrigg, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4YW, England

Students from over one hundred countries study at the Lancaster campus. An open and welcoming community, equality and diversity are valued.
Lancaster University offers students a range of high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University campus has a vast array of facilities including shops, banks, hairdressers and coffee shops.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 102 3

    9th out of 48 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    162 85%

    6th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    32nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.59 92%

    1st

    19
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    / Max 226
    146 69%

    24th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    44th

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