Studying Spanish at Kingston gives you the opportunity to develop oral and written fluency in the language.
You will also explore some of the major social and historical landmarks that shaped present-day Spain and Latin America.
Part of the course is to explore aspects of the cultures and societies in the Spanish speaking world.
Studying Spanish as a minor or half field offers you an exciting opportunity to combine a language with another subject. A good working knowledge of Spanish will both complement and enhance your specialist area of study and open up new perspectives.
The teaching quality of our languages programmes was rated "excellent" in the last national assessment exercise.
You'll have access to an excellent language laboratory, containing networked multimedia PCs, allowing you to interact with Spanish videos and language software.
You learn through a series of interactive classes, seminars and workshops. Assessment techniques include take-home assessments, portfolios, oral presentations and exams.
A highlight of the course is the chance to spend a semester living and studying in Spain. We have longstanding links with universities in Cadiz and Valladolid (read more in the study abroad section).
The Spanish language is in great demand in both the UK and abroad. Employers need people who are comfortable operating across cultures, good at team working and excellent communicators. You will have the opportunity to develop all these skills during your Spanish language course.