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Hispanic Studies and History, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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On this Hispanic Studies and History degree at the University of Nottingham you can examine this by studying the history of many different nations and places in many different centuries. In Hispanic Studies, you can do it specifically in relation to the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking worlds, looking the development of the Spanish and Portuguese empires, the creation of modern Latin America and Lusophone Africa, the complexity of culture and history in Spain and Portugal.


You will have a broad knowledge of the literatures, cultures and histories of the countries you have studied. You will have developed critical abilities, especially through the module exploring historiography, which involves planning, researching and writing a 5,000-word analysis of the historiography of a topic of your choice. Your language skills will be advanced and your international experience will have proved you to be adaptable and independent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      year 3 spent out

  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Latin American History
  • The Contemporary World since 1945
  • The Contemporary World Since 1945 
  • Making of Modern Asia
  • Making the Middle Ages, 500-1500

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • A level offer: ABB Open to beginners and A level students of Spanish
  • B in history plus B in your post-A level language, if applicable. No language qualification is required for the beginners' pathway.
  • IB score: 32; including 5 in history at Higher Level, and 5 at Higher Level or 6 in Standard Level (B programme) in Spanish, if applicable.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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