Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature – BA


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Explore Catalan, Portuguese and Spanish language and culture while expanding your literary and cultural horizons.

Our BA in Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature will see you combine these two subjects, with an equal focus on each.

From the regions of Spain to the diverse countries of Latin America, Hispanic Studies covers the history, politics, sport, literature and film of several nations. As the second most widely spoken language in the world, Spanish is considered an important tool for intercultural communication. You can also choose to learn Portuguese or Catalan, thereby gaining access to other rich cultures.

At the same time, you’ll gain a solid grounding in the discipline of literary studies, choosing from a range of topics from modern fairy tales to First World War literature, and a host of themes from madness to migration.

You’ll spend your third year in Spain or Latin America, boosting your language skills among native speakers.

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Careers - Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature graduates have a broad range of skills that can take them through to successful careers, such as analytical and critical thinking. Some apply their degree knowledge directly, entering careers such as interpreting, teaching and publishing, whilst others transfer skills gained during study into areas such as marketing. Recent graduates have been hired by: Bloomberg British Council ESI International Hall & Partners Mildmay International Sony.