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Hispanic Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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This Hispanic Studies degree at the University of Nottingham has a dedicated Spanish-speaking year abroad officer offering advice and guidance.

Through our BA in Hispanic Studies you can immerse yourself in Spanish and Spanish American history and culture through music, literature, film and theatre.


You will have acquired a high level of competence in Spanish and Portuguese (if applicable) and will have the ability to use them in complex contexts. You will have a broad knowledge of Hispanic and Portuguese-speaking cultures, and an in-depth understanding of the topics you have chosen to focus on. Your year abroad will have shown you are adaptable and independent.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Duration description

      year 3 spent abroad

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Modern Spanish and Spanish American Literature and Film
  • Nation Building and National Identities in the Lusophone World
  • New World(s): Contacts, Conquests and Conflict in Early Modern Hispanic History and Culture
  • Hispanic Cinemas
  • Spanish 2: Beginners
  • Portuguese 1: Beginners

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
  • Spanish A level (B minimum) required for the post-A level programme. No Spanish qualification is required for the beginners' pathway
  • IB score 32; 5 in Spanish at Higher Level or 6 at Standard Level (B Programme) for post-IB pathway

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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