• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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Students are offered the opportunity to study abroad through La Coruna, a summer immersion program in Spain. Additional opportunities to study abroad are also offered through the Go Abroad program in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. 

A Major in Spanish at the Memorial University of Newfoundland consists of a minimum of 36 credit hours in Spanish chosen from the courses listed under the Spanish course descriptions. (It is strongly recommended that students in the Spanish Major Program complete Classics 1120 and 1121.)

Students are also offered the opportunity to go abroad through programmes such as La Coruna and there are also other opportunities to explore Spanish and related Hispanic studies through diverse work and study opportunities offered around the globe via the Memorial University Go Abroad program.

Why Select a Major in Spanish? 

  • Focused language studies that serve as a foundation for graduate and doctoral study
  • Advanced language study heightens employment opportunities in teaching, translation, tourism and public administration
  • Develop strong reading, writing and speaking abilities on campus and in potential immersion opportunities 

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 include: 
  • Elementary Spanish 
  • Intermediate Spanish 
  • Business and Culture 
  • Spanish Civilization
  • Advanced Spanish 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Interim High School transcript or predicted IB grades. Documents can be official or unofficial.
  • Official English proficiency test result (if required) sent directly from the testing authority.
  • Supplementary information required for competitive-entry programs may be required with your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11460 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11460 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3330 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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