Our BA Spanish and Linguistics allows you to study the language, cultures and societies of the Spanish-speaking world. You will have the opportunity to pursue a range of historical, cultural, and political topics within Iberian studies and Latin American studies, with an emphasis on linguistics in particular. Linguistics is the study of language in all its forms and is concerned with the many different facets of language, from the physical properties of sound waves in speech and the structure of sentences to the social context in which conversations are embedded. At Southampton, linguistics modules cover various areas of linguistics, including how languages are structured, their differences and similarities, how they are taught and learned, as well as how their use varies in different speech communities. The broad range of linguistics modules available reflects our expertise and our emphasis on choice. Modern languages and linguistics at Southampton is ranked fifth in the UK for the quality of our research (REF 2014). Teaching and learning is supported by three research centres, Transnational Studies, Global Englishes and Applied Language Research. You will be able to learn another language such as Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese or Russian from scratch, and reach graduate level in French, Italian, German and Portuguese.
Optional modules may include: History and Politics of the Hispanic World; Narrative and Cultural Identity of the Hispanic World; The languages of the Spanish-Speaking World; Introduction to the Portuguese-Speaking World; Power and Discourse in Spanish-Speaking Societies; Myths and Realities of Contemporary Spain; Gender, Race & Class in Modern Latin America; Culture and Society in Portugal & Brazil; Exploring Spanish Linguistics; Ethnography of Latin America; High, Popular & Mass Culture in Modern Spain and Latin America; Exiles, Migrants and Citizens: Narrating and Documenting Displacement in Contemporary Spain; Barrios and Borders: Language and Identity Amongst US Latinos; Sex, Soap Operas and Female Dissidents: Representations of Women in the Hispanic World; Historical Memory in Modern Latin America; Transatlantic Crossings: Linguistic Variation in the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America; Cultural Identity in the Portuguese-Speaking World; Encounters with Bodies in Lusophone Cultural Narratives
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome applicants with other qualifications eg. European Baccalaureate. You will be expected to attain an A level equivalent standard. The University of Southampton requires all applicants to achieve at least a Grade 4 in English and Mathematics GCSEs (taken in England) or a Grade C in both subjects (where taken in Northern Ireland or Wales). Some degree subjects stipulate specific additional GCSE minimum grades, which will be specified as part of the individual degree programme entry requirements. For more details on the suitability of your qualifications or foundation programme please contact the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Admissions Team at [email protected]
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||with no component below 6.0|
All programmes at the University of Southampton are taught and assessed in the medium of English (other than those in modern foreign languages). Therefore, all applicants must demonstrate they possess at least a minimum standard of English language proficiency.
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|