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  • Objectives
    On this four-year BA (Hons) degree, you will spend your third year abroad in Spain or Latin America. About a third of teaching time is spent developing your written and oral fluency in Spanish. You'll learn in small groups and have the use of language laboratory, video and satellite TV facilities as well as weekly classes with native Spanish speakers.
  • Practical experience
    Year abroad: We offer an excellent range of year abroad options in Spain and Latin America.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - BBC -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - BB+BC -Scottish Highers - ABBB (must include at least one Advanced Higher) -Scottish Advanced Highers - BBC -Irish Leaving Cert. - ABBBB -International Baccalaureate - 30 points -Core Requirements - Grade B in GCE A Level Spanish or appropriate evidence of linguistic ability required. You can take our beginner's course in Spanish and then go on to our Honours degree; for this route (or if you have good AS Level Spanish) you'll need grade B at GCE A Level in another language or equivalent evidence of linguistic ability.
  • Academic Title
    BA Hispanic Studies
  • Course description
    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.


    Typical First Year Modules
    Module/Unit 

    There are a large number of optional modules available to choose from for this year of the course.

    Typical Second Year Modules
    Module/Unit
     
    -Advanced Spanish Language I 
    -Advanced Spanish Language II 
    -Cinema, Nation and Identity in the Hispanic World 
    -Contemporary Latin America (Cuba) 
    -Contemporary Latin America (Mexico) 
    -Cuban Culture and the Revolution
    -Franco's Spain 
    -Further Portuguese: Language and Culture I 
    -Further Portuguese: Language and Culture II 
    -Hispanic Film and Human Rights 
    -Intensive Catalan I 
    -Intensive Catalan II 
    -Intensive Portuguese I 
    -Intensive Portuguese II 
    -Language and Culture in the Balearic Islands 
    -Language and Culture in the Balearic Islands 
    -Linguistic Developments in Modern Spain 
    -Literature and Culture in the Lusophone World I 
    -Literature and Culture in the Lusophone World I 
    -Literature and Culture in the Lusophone World II 
    -Narrative Perspectives on Post-Civil War Spain 
    -Representations of Latin America 
    -Spain and Enlightenment 
    -Spanish American 20th-Century Literature I 
    -Spanish Language in Business Contexts
    -The Novels of Benito Perez Galdos 
    -Troubled Times: Writers and Social Conflict in the Spain of the 1930s  

    Typical Third Year Modules
    Module/Unit 

    -Hispanic Studies Year Abroad 
    -Hispanic Studies Year Abroad 
    -Hispanic Studies Year Abroad (Project)  
    -Hispanic Studies Year Abroad (Project)  
     


    Typical Fourth Year Modules
    Module/Unit 

    -Advanced Spanish Language III 
    -Advanced Spanish Language IV 
    -Dissertation 
    -Spanish Language Teaching 
    -Catalan Advanced: Language and Culture I 
    -Catalan Advanced: Language and Culture II 
    -Catalan Language Skills III  
    -Catalan Language Skills IV 
    -Contemporary Argentina 
    -Dissidence and Debate in Early 20th-Century Spain 
    -Genesis and Genre: From Novel to Play to Screen: Galdos Today
    -Interpreting Skills
    -Law and Culture in the Hispanic World
    -Media Ethics in the Hispanic World 
    -Modern Peru  
    -Modern Uruguayan Narrative 
    -Musical Performance and Hispanic Culture  
    -Popular Culture and Society in Latin America  
    -Portuguese Advanced: Language and Culture I 
    -Portuguese Advanced: Language and Culture II  
    -Portuguese Advanced: Language and Culture III 
    -Portuguese Advanced: Language and Culture IV 
    -Portuguese Language Skills III 
    -Portuguese Language Skills IV  
    -Sexual Politics in Latin American Fiction 
    -Spain Since 1975
    -The Politics and Fiction of Crisis: 1868 - 1898  
    -The Rise of Popular Culture in Latin American Fiction 
    -The Spanish-American New Narrative 
    -Translation Studies 
    -Visual Culture in Spain and Latin America 
    -Writers Under Franco  
    -Writing in Exile

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