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Politics and Spanish and Latin American Studies (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Length of course
4 years, starts September 2020
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
RL42

About this course

Politics and Spanish and Latin American Studies will give you the tools to understand the politics and culture of Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries. You’ll become fluent in Spanish, a language with over 500 million speakers around the world. You'll also develop a global viewpoint on issues like migration, security, and cultural rights, preparing you for an international career.

You’ll start at a level that matches your ability in spoken and written Spanish, which helps ensure rapid progress. You’ll have excellent resources to support you. The Centre for Language Study at Southampton has everything you need.

You’ll take some compulsory language, linguistics and politics modules, but also have lots of choice about what to study.

As part of your degree you can:

  • learn a second modern language at any level

  • learn from the latest research findings in international relations

  • join one of 40 student-led performing arts groups

  • study work-related subjects such as audiovisual translation

Your third year will be spent in a Spanish or Portuguese-speaking country such as Spain, Portugal, Chile, Colombia, Mexico or Brazil.

On campus, you’ll be part of a lively cultural network. You can join student societies for many of the Spanish-speaking countries, and we have links with cultural institutions across the world.

You can download the course details, including modules, in the programme specificationPDF opens in a new window (PDF, 338.34 KB).

Location and awarding body

The course location is Avenue campus in Southampton. The awarding body is University of Southampton.