As one of the world’s most important languages in terms of speaker numbers and global politics extending into the USA, having fluency in Spanish opens up dynamic and fast-changing parts of the world outside Europe. This includes North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean.
Study Spanish as part of Hispanic Studies
You will study Spanish as part of Hispanic Studies, rather than as a stand-alone course. Hispanic studies is a diverse course covering the languages, literatures, cultures and histories of Spain, Portugal and Latin America. You can take Spanish Language with us from either Beginners' or Advanced Level in Year 1.
You can also combine Spanish language as a Minor (25%), Joint (50%) or Major (75%) subject with many other subject areas on our combined degrees undergraduate programme.
- Download our module catalogues to learn more about what we offer.
Why study with us?
- Fully equipped language laboratory for practical language classes, including interpreting
- Languages lounge for private study
- Strong links with cultural institutions such as the Instituto Cervantes in Manchester and the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs at the Embassy of Spain with whom we organise cultural activities to enrich student experience.
Our staff are high-profile researchers and publishers, with interests that cover literature, popular culture, politics, society and linguistics.
Find out about our current PhD student research topics or contact our staff to discuss possibilities for supervision for your research project.
As a language student, you will spend at least seven months in Year 3 studying or working in a Spanish-speaking country.
Find out what it’s like to study abroad from Diana, who is studying French and Spanish at Liverpool and has spent a year in Paris and Madrid.