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. This degree scheme includes a year spent working or studying abroad in a Spanish speaking country.

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) you will also be introduced to language-specific culture studies;  as well as  Software Development, Fundamentals of Computer Science, Information Systems and Digital Systems.  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 as well as comparative cultural studies.

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 and Advanced Internet and Mobile Applications, Distributed Systems, Languages and Compilation, and Artificial Intelligence.

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