Spanish with a minor route language (BA (Hons))

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

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About Spanish with a minor route language at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry



4 years study abroad

UCAS code(s)

  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with Modern Standard Arabic - 8F46  (Foundation year - 2S76)  
  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with Mandarin Chinese - 2Q53   (Foundation year - 8G66)  
  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with German - RR42   (Foundation year - 3J67 )  
  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with Italian - RR43   (Foundation year - 2A43 )  
  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with Japanese - 2R48   (Foundation year - 8F59)  
  • BA (Hons)  Spanish with Urdu - S467   (Foundation year - 8T52)  

For more information on our foundation year visit Languages degrees with a Foundation Year.

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

Optional Estimate: £600

How are these costs calculated?

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.

Placement Costs

Optional Estimate: 2,000

How are these costs calculated?

Period Of Residence Abroad (year 3). Expenses in excess of the ERASMUS grant: £200 (cost of living) per month for mainland Europe - Period of Residence Abroad is expected to last 10 months = £2000.


Manchester Campus


Department of Languages

Proficiency in modern languages will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market.

In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. If you are studying languages, we offer a range of them, some of which you can start as a complete beginner, and you will have the opportunity to learn from native speakers.

This course places language learning within the wider context of Spanish Studies including culture, society, literature, film, and history. The language units emphasise communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting and interview techniques, with practical language classes embracing speaking, listening, reading and writing. 

Minor languages available: 

French, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese and Urdu. Visit the 'Course in depth' tab for more information on our minor languages.

Your career prospects after the course

A language-focused degree allows you to learn many transferable skills that can be used in a multitude of jobs.

96% of languages and linguistics graduates go straight into further study or employment*. Teaching, translation and interpreting are a popular pathway, but languages graduates are also sought after in many different industries, with recent graduates being offered positions in a variety of different sectors both in the UK and abroad. 

*DLHE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known.


In 2014, over 94% of our graduates went directly into work or further study within 6 months of graduation

DHLE survey 2014, for all respondents available for employment or further study and whose destinations are known

Study options for this course

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required


GCE A Level Spanish at Grade B or above. If the minor subject to be studied is German or Italian and has been studied at A Level a Grade B or above will be required

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE English Language at grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

Non Tariffed Qualifications

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 106 UCAS Tariff Points

International Baccalaureate points


IELTS score required for international students

6.0 with no element below 5.5

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Manchester Metropolitan University to prepare for your chosen course:

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