• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

In the world today, there are more than 400 million Spanish language speakers, outnumbering any other language group except Mandarin. It is the second language in international communication, after English. There are also around 60 million speakers of Spanish as a second language and around 20 million students learning it as a foreign language.

Our Spanish Studies program at University of Winnipeg offers a variety of relevant, up-to-date courses. You will discuss current events, issues and trends in the contemporary Hispanic world, explore the social and political history of Latin America through its short stories, translate newspaper articles and other texts, learn about the customs and traditions of Spanish speaking world, or read Don Quijote - the first modern novel of Western literature. 

Sample Careers

As the number of Spanish speakers continues to increase, so too career opportunities for Spanish speakers will increase in international business, trade and law, tourism, immigration and the foreign service, global, national and community development with both governmental and non-governmental organizations as well as journalism, translation and teaching. In all of these fields, learning Spanish gives you a competitive edge.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English-Spanish Translation
  • Spanish-English Translation (taught in Spanish)
  • Introduction to Hispanic Literature
  • Literature and Culture of Post-Franco
  • Classics of Spanish Literature (taught in English)
  • Spanish Literature of the Golden Age
  • History of the Spanish Language 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    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.

General Requirements

  • American High School Curriculum -  Complete grade 12 with a minimum high school average of C+ or better on a minimum of 5 academic subjects.
  • British Patterned Education - General Certificate of Education, with two subjects at Advanced Level and three at Ordinary Level, or three subjects at Advanced Level and one at the Ordinary Level. Secondary School Grade: C (with no mark below a D)
  • International Baccalaureate – An IB diploma with 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses.  For transfer credit or advanced standing, no grade below 4 accepted.Minimum points required: 24Minimum total score of 24 points 
  • Students will still need to meet the English Language Requirements of the university. The admissions office has expanded the requirements to include the Duolingo English Test as an approved form of meeting English proficiency for September 2020 and January 2021. The required score will be a minimum of 115 on the test.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14700 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    3942 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3942 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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