Nottingham Trent University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom

Spanish and History (4 years)

Joint Honours degrees enable you to have the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that really interest you. SPANISH can be studied at beginner or GCSE level where you won't need any prior knowledge of the language. If you'd like to study Spanish at post A-level then you'll need an A-level in Spanish. The course explores a range of interesting aspects of Spanish culture, politics and society and will provide you with an in-depth analysis of these areas, which you'll be able to utilise during your third year where you have the option to spend time either working or studying abroad. Spanish courses are in the UK’s Top 20 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017). HISTORY at NTU will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will help you to enhance your written and verbal communication, independent learning, creativity and analytical skills. NTU’s Spanish courses are in the UK’s Top 15 for student satisfaction - The National Student Survey 2016. Spanish at NTU has been created to ensure that you gain a quick learning of the language and an in-depth understanding of the societies and cultures in which it's spoken. You’ll also have an exciting opportunity to either work or study in Spain or South America during your third year to practically apply your learning and gain additional knowledge. This course will help you to gain an impressive communication skill whilst developing your accuracy and fluency of the modern language of Spanish. Spanish has received a 93% student satisfaction rate for Iberian Studies - The National Student Survey 2016. Our partner universities are in; Alcalá, Avila, León, Madrid, Salamanca, Murcia, Granada, Valencia, Oviedo, the Basque Country and Santiago ( Chile). An ability to speak a modern language can help you to stand out within the graduate employment market and to gain useful skills for your professional and personal life. History at NTU offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. This course requires you to be intellectually curious about the subject, be passionate and focused. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. The skills that you will gain from this joint honours degree such as excellent communication skills, organisation, multi-tasking and to produce analytical work to a high standard are all desired skills which today's leading employers are looking for. Students with a language degree are now actively sought after by employers for today's global markets. A degree in Spanish and History shows that you are self-motivated, organised, creative, think critically, can multi-task and have a sense of social responsibility. These skills will help to give your degree a competitive edge as well as provide you with a dynamic skill set. Our recent graduates have undertaken roles within the United Nations, various international charities and UK government departments. Language graduates are in a great demand for a variety of occupations such as the media industry, civil service and education sector. Other graduates have pursued careers in public relations, armed forces, industry and in fashion. Many of our other students have carved careers as social workers, journalists and broadcasters. 91% of our history joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). Some recent graduates have also decided to undertake a further vocational study in translation and interpreting to either improve their career prospects or to tailor their studies accordingly for a particular career ambition.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Sandwich
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Clifton Campus,Nottingham