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Hispanic Studies and French

Hispanic Studies and French is a joint degree that allows you to gain expertise in two languages and cultures by devoting equal weight to each. Each year you take one module in each of your chosen languages, and module(s) on a topics from history, politics, literature and culture.

We accept both beginners and students with some knowledge of Spanish, and in your first year we teach you in classes appropriate to your linguistic level.You will either spend your second or third year abroad studying at Spanish, Latin American or French universities.

The below course structure is indicative. Modules on offer change year on year, dependent on staff research interests and availability.

Year One

Core Modules
  Modern French Language I
 

Modern Spanish Language (I) or Modern Spanish Language for Beginners

The Story of Modern France

Optional Modules
  Choose one of the following Hispanic Studies modules:
  Language, Text and Identity in the Hispanic World
  Images and Representations of the Hispanic World

Year Two/Three

Core Modules
  Modern Spanish Language (II) or Modern Spanish Language II post-beginners 

Modern French Language II
Optional Modules
  Hispanic Studies Option Modules (15-30 credits)
  French Studies Option Modules (15-30 credits)
  Intermediate Year Cross-School Module (0-15 credits)
  *Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

Year Two/Three - Spent Abroad

Year Four

Core Modules
  Modern Spanish Language (III)

Modern French Language III
Optional Modules
  Hispanic Studies Option Modules (15-30 credits)
  French Studies Option Modules (15-30 credits)
 

Final Year Cross-School Module (0-15 credits)

 
 

Approved Outside Module (0-15 credits)

 
 

*Exceptional case for 15 credits external module may be approved

 

 Course Structure

Dr Kirsty Hooper

Hispanic Studies

Dr Kate Astbury

French Studies