Course Overview

Lancaster's combined Spanish Studies and Computing degree is taught jointly by our Department of European Languages and Cultures and our School of Computing and Communications - ranked 10th in the country in the UK's most recent Research Assessment Exercise (2008). This degree scheme includes a year spent working or studying abroad.

Your Spanish Studies programme aims to increase your fluency while exploring the social, historical, political and cultural background of Spain and Spanish-speaking countries. In Computing, you'll focus on developing professional skills, including extensive study of software and systems development.

You'll begin your degree with courses including Spanish Studies (Intensive for Beginners or Advanced) and Java Programming; Computational Fundamentals, and Web Technologies. In your second year, you'll study subjects such as Software Design; Human Computer Interaction, and Power and Resistance in Spain and Spanish America: From the Spanish Empire to the 21st Century.

Your third year will be spent abroad and this will make a major contribution to your command of the language, while deepening your intercultural sensitivity. you will then finish your degree back at Lancaster by taking modules such as: Social Movements and Committed Writing in Mexico since 1968.

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