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What images come to mind when you hear 'Hispanic', ' Latin America', and 'Iberia'? Fiesta, carnival and a passion for life? Dictatorships and revolutions? Salsa and Flamenco? A laid-back lifestyle? 

We hope you already have more than this stereotypical view of the Spanish- and Portuguese- speaking worlds. If you want to really deepen your understanding of the languages, cultures, society and history of these areas, then Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at Leeds is the place for you.

Studying with us will enable you to reach a very high level of linguistic proficiency in Spanish and/or Portuguese (and even Catalan), to obtain a thorough grasp of a wide range of cultural and socio-historical topics, and to acquire an array of skills for you graduate career.

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at Leeds

We are part of the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies which is home to more than 2,000 students and 140 staff. As one of the largest units of Hispanic/Iberian studies in UK Higher Education, Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the University is a fantastic place to study and you’ll become part of a lively and cosmopolitan community, with plenty of opportunities and events to enjoy. 

You can choose to study single honours:

BA Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

BA Spanish

Or you can study Spanish or Portuguese with another subject as a joint honours course. We offer many combinations, including politics, English, international business, economics, philosophy, French and many more. 

And don’t forget your compulsory residence abroad in a Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking country! 

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University Open Days 2017

Find out why we are University of the Year - our open days are a key opportunity for you to explore our campus, find out more about the subject(s) you are interested in and meet current students. Our open days are very popular so booking is essential.

Saturday 17 June 
Thursday 22 June 
Friday 23 June 
Saturday 9 September 
Saturday 7 October

To find out more and book your place, visit our Open Days website.