Combined Honours

Spanish & Latin American Studies

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Overview

Discover our range of Spanish and Latin American Studies modules for 2017-18.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

Find reading lists on our Reading Lists Online website

Further information

For further information about this subject, including any pre-requisites, visit the Spanish and Latin American Studies subject page.

You can also contact your Subject Adviser.

Stage 1

Find out about Spanish and Latin American Studies modules for Stage 1.

You will follow either Level A (if you are a beginner) or Level B (if you have an A Level).

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level A

Compulsory modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester 
SPA1065 Level A Spanish General Language I 20 1
SPA1066 Level A Spanish General Language II (Pre-requisite SPA1065) 20 2

Optional Modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Vaule Semester 
SML1021 Introduction to International Film 20  1&2
SML1022 Introduction to Cultural Studies 20  2

 

Level B

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SPA1071 Level B Spanish General Language 20  1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
LAS1010 An Introduction to Latin America 20 1&2
SML1018 Introduction to Literature 20  1&2
SML1019 Introduction to Linguistics 20  1&2
SML1021 Introduction to International Film 20  1&2
SML1022 Introduction to Cultural Studies 20  2
SPA1019 Introduction to History, Culture and Society of the Iberian Peninsula 20  1&2

Stage 2

Find out about Spanish and Latin American Studies modules for Stage 2.

You follow either Level B or Level C.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level B

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SPA1071 Level B Spanish General Language (Pre-requisite SPA1066) 20 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit ValueSemester
LAS1010 An Introduction to Latin America 20 1&2
SML1018 Introduction to Literature 20 1&2
SML1019 Introduction to Linguistics 20 1&2
SML1021 Introduction to International Film 20 1&2
SML1022 Introduction to Cultural Studies 20 1&2
SPA1019 Introduction to History, Culture and Society of the Iberian Peninsula 20 1&2

Level C

Compulsory module

Module CodeModule TitleCredit Value Semester
SPA2061 Level C Spanish General Language (Pre-requisite SPA1071) 20 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SPA2019 World Spanish (Pre-requisite SML1019) 20 1&2
SPA2021 Introduction to Catalan (Pre-requisite SPA1071) 20 1&2
SPA2022 The Contemporary Hispanic City: Narrative Cartographies 20 2
LAS2027 Quechua Language and Culture 20 1&2
LAS2030 Comparative History of Hispano-America and Brazil: from Independence to the Mexican Revolution (1789/1810-1917) 20 1
LAS2032 Caribbean Imaginaries: Image, Text, Music 20 1
SML2014 An Introduction to Italian language and Culture (Capped at 40)  20 1&2

Intercalating Year

Students taking a language as a subject must spend an entire academic year abroad, between Stages 2 and 3, in a country where their chosen language is spoken. This will be your Intercalating Stage.

While abroad they shall take the following modules: SML3004 Year Abroad ePortfolio (100 credits) and SML3006 Study Abroad (20 credits) or SML3007/8 Year Abroad Placement (20 credits).

Find further information about your Intercalating Year Abroad.

Stage 3

Find out about Spanish and Latin American Studies modules for Stage 3.

You follow either Level C or Level D.

Select the module code for specific module information including the module summary and aims, knowledge and skills you'll gain, and the module leader.

Level C

Compulsory module

Module Code Module Title Credit Vaule Semester 
SPA2061 Level C Spanish General Language (Pre-requisite SPA1071) 20 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
SPA2019 World Spanish (Pre-requisite SML1019) 20 1&2
SPA2021 Introduction to Catalan (Pre-requisite SPA1071) 20 1&2
SPA2022 The Contemporary Hispanic City: Narrative Cartographies 20 2
LAS2027 Quechua Language and Culture 20 1&2
LAS2028 Cultural Diversity in Latin America 20 1&2
LAS2030 Comparative History of Hispano-America and Brazil: from Independence to the Mexican Revolution (1789/1810-1917) 20 1
LAS2032 Caribbean Imaginaries: Image, Text, Music 20 1
SML2014 An Introduction to Italian language and culture (Capped at 40) (Co-requisite SPA2061) 20 1&2

Level D

Compulsory module

Compulsory module SPA4081 plus EITHER SPA4082 OR SPA4083:

Module Code Module Title Credit ValueSemester
SPA4081 Level D (HE Further Advanced) Spanish: Advanced Writing Skills 10 1&2
SPA4082 Level D (HE Further Advanced) Spanish: Language for Professional & Academic Purposes 10 1&2
SPA4083 Level D (HE Further Advanced) Spanish: Translation & Interpreting 10 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
LAS4005 Multilingualism and Society in Latin America 20 2
LAS4010 Cultura y Politica en Colombia 20 2
SPA4002 Intermediate Catalan  (Pre-requisite SPA2021) 20 1&2
SPA4005 Cultura Popular en Latinoamerica y Espana 20 2
SPA4006 Spectres of the Past: Memory in Contemporary Spanish Culture 20 1
SPA4007 Spanish and Romance Word Analysis (Pre-requisite SML1019 or SPA2019) 20 1&2
SPA4008 Youth Cultures in Spain, Portugal and Latin America 20 1
SML4003 Communicating and Teaching Languages for Undergraduate Ambassadors (Capped at 15) (Pre-requisite min. mark of 60% achieved in SPA2061) 20 1&2
SML4004 Intermediate Italian (Pre-requisite SML2014) 20 1&2
SML4099 Dissertation 20 1&2