Spanish and Latin American Studies

3-year Bachelor’s Degree
Spanish and Latin American Studies

Spanish and Latin American Studies - Madrid, España.

Programme director
Dr Florentina Rodrigo Paredes.

florentina.rodrigo@univ-catholille.fr

Staff
Dr Florentina Rodrigo Paredes (Spanish Civilisation), Dr Michel Feugain (Spanish Literature and Translation), Dr Fernando Monroy (Latin-American Civilisation)

Academic Calendar
Fall semester from early September to Christmas, spring semester from early January to mid-May. 500 teaching hours per year.

Languages of instruction
Spanish (70%) and French

This degree course enables the student to become a specialist of the Spanish language, written and spoken, and in the culture of several Spanish-speaking countries (Spanish and Latin America). Students work in an international and intercultural atmosphere and obtain a thorough knowledge of all aspects of Spanish and Latin American civilisation (art, literature, history, politics, cinema, media etc.) There is also a choice of options in order to help the students prepare for their future career (journalism (radio and newspaper), teaching, education, translation, administration…)

Entry Requirements
Applicants must have a high school graduation diploma, French baccalaureate or an equivalent diploma. Non-native speakers of Spanish must prove they have attained the level B2 on the European scale. A level of at least B1 in French is also recommended.

What will I study?
Spanish language, written and spoken, Spanish and Latin American literature, art, history and cinema. A second modern language, computer studies and several options.

What Next?
Some graduates from this degree course go into teaching either in France or abroad. Others go on to do post-graduate degrees in International Business, Journalism, Tourism, International Relations or Translation.

Study Abroad
It is possible to spend one or two of the six semesters in one of our partner universities in a Spanish-speaking country (about 20 possible destinations).

Internships and work experience
Students may, but are not obliged to, do internships in the areas of teaching, tourism, the media, international business or translation.