This degree combines music with the study of Spanish, one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. The course is ideal for those with an enquiring mind and a passion for exploring the cultures of other countries and societies, including those of Latin America. It offers an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges and a wide range of options that will allow you to pursue your own interests. Music offers a broad range of units in musicology, composition and performance, across diverse styles and genres. These are complemented by weekly concerts, regular masterclasses and performances in the department, and opportunities to get involved in the dynamic music scene in Bristol. You will follow a structured language course in Spanish, as well as explore the rich history and culture of Spanish-speaking countries and communities, choosing from a range of units in literature, film, history, thought, politics, linguistics and visual culture. You will spend your third year abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, extending your language skills and cultural knowledge. To find out more about studying abroad, visit Global Opportunities: bristol.ac.uk/global-opportunities/go-abroad/ Our courses offer an enriching experience with exciting intellectual challenges. Both departments encourage strong synergy between research and teaching, as well as stimulating performance opportunities in music, resulting in a vibrant learning environment for students as staff respond to new research in their teaching. Teaching is delivered through lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops, and one-to-one project supervision. Assessments may include presentations, essays, commentaries, exams, collaborative projects, debates, podcasts, video essays, and dissertations. Our course will ensure you practice a range of skills, which will make you attractive to future employers in the globalised workplace and in the sector of your choice. Spanish can be studied from beginner’s level and post-A level (or equivalent). All modern languages students have access to our state-of-the-art Multimedia Centre. You can also access extracurricular activities such as talks by visiting speakers, societies, language cafés, student newspapers, and talent shows.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Bristol welcomes applications from international students, and accepts a wide range of qualifications for undergraduate study. If you studied at a school, college or university outside the UK, please select the relevant page for further information on qualification equivalences, scholarships and details of our education representatives in your country/region: bristol.ac.uk/international/countries/
European Baccalaureate: 80% overall, with 8.0 in Music and in a modern language. Where a candidate is not taking EB Music we will accept 80% overall plus a Pass in Grade 8 Theory or Practical (ABRSM or Trinity). Where an academic qualification in Music is not available, Pass in ABRSM/Trinity Grade 8 Music Theory can be considered.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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