What Will You Study

Lancaster’s four-year combined degree scheme is taught jointly by the Department of European Languages and Cultures and the Department of Linguistics and English Language, ranked in the top ten by The Complete University Guide 2014.   

Your degree offers a stimulating blend of academic study and hands-on experience gained through a year in Spain. Your language studies are complemented by courses that develop a deeper understanding of Spanish society, culture, history and politics.

Your first year modules include English Language and Spanish Studies (Intensive or Advanced). In your second year, you’ll study subjects such as English Sounds and Structures; Language Acquisition and Language Origins; Cinema and Society in Europe and Latin America: Thematic and Formal Perspectives, and Catalan Language Level 1. Your third year abroad will make a major contribution to your command of the language, while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. You can then take courses including Contemporary Methods in English Language Studies; Spanish Written and Oral Skills; and Living Against Franco in your final year.