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Acadia University

48 months
17884 CAD/year
8933 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Choosing to study Spanish at Acadia University will take you beyond the acquisition of a new language – it will immerse you in another culture and open new opportunities. Spanish is the third most common language worldwide after Mandarin and English, which makes Spanish a popular subject when preparing for international employment.


Spanish at Acadia University is an important language in Europe and the Americas, and it is the second language spoken in the United States. As a student taking a Spanish major at Acadia, you will acquire familiarity with the language, grammatical practices, literature, and culture. The ability to communicate in a different language broadens an individual’s appreciation of other cultures and increases opportunities in the job market. The study of languages also helps you develop stronger communication and critical thinking skills, useful to a wide variety of professions.

Learning outcomes

Acadia offers small class sizes which improves your interaction with your professors and as well as with classmates inside and outside the classroom. Professors in the Spanish program at Acadia use the newest technology in teaching and learning a foreign language. By the end of your first year of studying Spanish, you will be able to function in a Spanish-speaking environment. You can achieve fluency in both spoken and written Spanish after four years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Spanish 1
  • Writing & Reading Critically 1
  • Introductory humanities course
  • Introductory social science course
  • Introductory science course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8933 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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