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Spanish (Hispanic Studies), B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #30 (BCR) Vancouver, Canada
The Spanish (Hispanic Studies) program from University of British Columbia offers a variety of courses in Spanish language at all levels and Hispanic literature, culture, and civilization. Language courses focus on the development of oral, grammar, writing, and communicative skills, while literature and culture courses are centered on the development of critical and analytical skills.
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Overview

The Spanish (Hispanic Studies) program from University of British Columbia offers you a comprehensive learning experience in one of the world’s most widely spoken languages. In addition to language skills, you will gain knowledge of the literary traditions and a basic historical understanding of the shaping of the cultures of Spain and Spanish America.

You will also have the option of studying abroad for a term in a Spanish-speaking environment.

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Beginners' Spanish 
  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • World History from 1500 to the Twentieth Century
  • Challenging Language Myths
  • Introduction to Literary Analysis in Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish 
  • Conversational Spanish 
  • Introduction to the Analysis of Hispanic Cultural Texts
  • Selected Topics on Revolution in Latin America (in English)

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Completion of the IB Diploma with competitive scores, including at least three Higher Level courses and additional points for Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge.
  • Completion of Standard Level or Higher Level English A at a minimum score of 3, where English is the primary language of instruction. (If you are an international student with a score of less than 3 in IB English A [SL or HL], or you are taking English B [SL or HL], you may be eligible for UBC Vantage One programs.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9516 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38051 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1344 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5399 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Vancouver

  • 1590 - 2690 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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