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Spanish and Communication & Society

Nottingham Trent University
4 years
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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Program description

Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. SPANISH at NTU will enable you to develop rapid language skills within the written and spoken language of Spanish and you'll explore contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture, society and politics. COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY will introduce you to interesting new forms of politics and economics and how these are vital to understand different variations of communication. You'll also consider the way that our personalities, societies and technologies are always undergoing transformations. Spanish at NTU can be studied as a beginner course or as a post A-level (you will need A-level Spanish to study this level) and NTU's Spanish courses are in the UK's Top 20 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017). The course has been designed to offer you a rapid progress in the Spanish language and an in-depth knowledge of the cultures and societies in which it is spoken in. You'll explore contemporary Spanish and Latin American cultures, politics and society. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the countries culture as well as develop a high level of language proficiency. In Year Three you will have the opportunity to spend time working or studying in Spain or South America at one of our partner universities. Our Spanish course will enhance your reading and listening skills as you'll be taught using the latest language-teaching methodologies and CALL technologies and be given access to our fantastic language resource centres. 90% student satisfaction rate for Iberian Studies (NSS 2017). Our Communication & Society course will allow you to examine the rapidly changing transformations society, people and technologies are taking. Therefore, it's important that you understand the different forms of social communication that takes place between individuals, organisations, humanity and nature. This course will also explore the way that communication takes shape through the evolving use of the media. The course uses an equal amount of theoretical and practical aspects of communication including non-verbal and unconscious communication. You'll also gain skills such as, critical reasoning and project management. This joint honours degree will allow you to strengthen your interpersonal ,creative, theoretical and practical skills. You'll be able to analyse a range of texts and make academic interpretations about them. You'll enhance your planning and organisation skills. You'll be equipped with the right tools to be able to understand different aspects of communication.100% of our communication & society joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). Recent NTU undergraduates have followed exciting career options within; the United Nations, UK government departments, international charities, business management, social work and teaching. Many of our undergraduates have also undertaken further study in one of our master level courses and PhD research degrees.

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Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University is a teaching intensive university. Our students are our first priority. This focus has led us to being named University of the Year 2017 by Times Higher Education and The Times / Sunday Times Good University Guide Modern University of the...

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