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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Taught by the Department of Languages and Cultures Iberian Languages at Lancaster is ranked 2nd in the UK by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019. Our approach gives you the opportunity to acquire both high-level language skills and gain a thorough understanding of Spanish cultures and societies within a global context.

Your first year comprises an exploration of the Spanish language and its cultural context. Alongside this, you will study two minor subjects that complement your degree, one of which may be another language.

Building on your language skills in Year 2, you will also study Spain’s culture, politics and history in more depth, as well as selecting modules which are international in scope and promote a comparative understanding of Europe and beyond.

Spending your third year abroad in a Spanish-speaking country allows you to make a major contribution to your command of the language, while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can study at a partner institution or conduct a work placement.

Careers

As well as language and subject related skills, a degree in languages can help youu to develop rich interpersonal, intercultural, cognitive and transferable skills that can be utilised across a variety of careers. Our graduates have found work in a wide variety of areas such as accountancy, IT, business development, civil service, events management, finance, journalism, publishing, research and sales, as well as teaching and translating both in the UK and beyond.

Spanish Studies is ranked 1st for graduate prospects in the Times and Sunday Time Good University Guide 2019.

Many graduates continue their studies at Lancaster, making the most of our postgraduate research facilities. We offer Masters degrees in Translation and Languages and Cultures, which can lead on to a variety of careers including translation, and teaching.

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 or 7 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

    11th

  • 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 award-winning, high-quality, safe and comfortable accommodation.
Lancaster University has a vast array of facilities including shops, restaurants, coffee shops, and a sports centre and swimming pool.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 49 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    142 73%

    25th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    30th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    43rd

    1

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