Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies BA (Hons)

This degree covers cultures and countries from the Iberian Peninsula to Latin America and the Spanish Caribbean. You will achieve a high level of spoken and written Spanish, and develop a strong level of Portuguese from beginner’s level. There are also options in Quechua and Catalan. You spend a year abroad, working or studying, immersed in the culture and societies of the countries that fascinate you.

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Course Information

Study Mode



4 Years

Start Date



Main Site (Newcastle)

Course Address
King's Gate
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Application Details

Course Code


Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

A level


To include Spanish.

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher


To include Spanish. Combination of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted. Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.

Access to HE Diploma

A minimum of 30 level 3 credits at Distinction and 15 level 3 credits at Merit is required. Evidence of study in the relevant languages to the required level is also required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


With Higher Level Spanish at grade 6 or above.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis, however evidence of study in Spanish at A Level or equivalent is also required.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)


Including Spanish at H2.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


Including Spanish.

Extended Project

We welcome applications from students offering an Extended Project and value the skills of research and independent learning that it is designed to develop. If you offer an Extended Project, it will be taken into account as part of your application profile, but we will not usually include it in offer conditions for this degree programme.

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