Combined Honours

Spanish & Latin American Studies

Spanish and Latin American Studies

Overview

Discover our range of Spanish and Latin American Studies modules for 2018-19.

Find out about modules available for:

The range of modules offered may change each academic year.

Find reading lists on our 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).

Students study either 40 or 60 credits from the list below in Stage 1.

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  1&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  1&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  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 2
SPA2021 Introduction to Catalan (Pre-requisite SPA1071) (capped at 60) 20 1&2
SPA2022 The Contemporary Hispanic City: Narrative Cartographies 20 1
SPA2025 Representations of Revolution, Dictatorship and Democracy  in Spain and Latin America 20 1&2
LAS2028 Diversidad Cultural en America Latina 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 2
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 2
SPA2021 Introduction to Catalan (Pre-requisite SPA1071) (capped at 60) 20 1&2
SPA2022 The Contemporary Hispanic City: Narrative Cartographies 20 1
SPA2025 Representations of Revolution, Dictatorship and Democracy  in Spain and Latin America 20 1&2
LAS2028 Diversidad Cultural en America Latina 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 2
SML2014 An Introduction to Italian language and culture (Capped at 40)  20 1&2

Additional Optional Modules:

As a pilot for 2018/19, students studying Level C Spanish are allowed, with DPD permission, to study one of the following Level D optional modules listed below on the condition that they achieved a Stage 2 average of 60 and a mark of 60 or above in SPA1071:

Module CodeModule TitleCredit ValueSemester
LAS4001 Inter-American Relations from the Spanish-American War (1898) to the end of the Cold War (1989/1991) 20 2
LAS4005 Multilingualism and Society in Latin America 20 1
SPA4008 Youth Cultures in Spain, Portugal and Latin America 20 1

 

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

Summary/report writing at a high level of proficiency

Translation from English into the target language
10 1&2
SPA4082 Level D (HE Further Advanced) Spanish: Language for Professional & Academic Purposes

: Language for Professional & Academic Purposes

Advanced speaking (in a semi-professional and academic context)

Advanced listening and critical reporting skills
10 1&2
SPA4083 Level D (HE Further Advanced) Spanish: Translation & Interpreting

Translation & Interpreting

Liaison Interpreting (in a semi-professional context)

Translation from the target language into English
10 1&2

Optional modules

Module CodeModule Title Credit Value Semester
LAS4001 Inter-American Relations from the Spanish-American War (1898) to the end of the Cold War (1989/1991) 20 2
LAS4005 Multilingualism and Society in Latin America 20 1
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
SPA4007 Spanish and Romance Word Analysis (Pre-requisite SML1019 or SPA2019) 20 1
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