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Faculty of Humanities and Education

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature


BA in Spanish with Management Studies

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About the Programme

The Spanish with Management Studies programme is a degree in which you study Spanish language and literature with a minor in Management Studies. It therefore provides students with the opportunity to expand their knowledge in Management. At the end of the course, you will be familiar with Hispanic culture and the Spanish language, but also any area related to Management Studies.

What Will I Study?

You will discover:
  • The subtle nuances of Spanish grammar and vocabulary 
  • The incredible literature of a language with 11 Nobel Prizes in Literature 
  • The many differences in Hispanic cultures across the world 
  • The methods of translation and literary analysis 
  • How to see the world from the perspective of another culture
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You will learn to:
  • Analyse and defend views
  • Orally present clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects
  • Explain a viewpoint on a topical issue, giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options 
  • Read articles and reports concerned with contemporary problems 
  • Compose appropriate responses to extended speech and lectures, TV news and current affairs programmes, follow complex lines of argument in reasonably familiar topics 
  • Write clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects
  • Write an essay or report, giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view
And all these skills will be developed in a foreign language!

Facilities and Resources

Enhance your learning experience by fully utilising our: 
  • Fully equipped Language Laboratory  
  • Computerised Speech Laboratory for phonetic transcription 
  • Video Library in the Elizabeth Watson Audiovisual Unit 
  • Writing Clinic in the Faculty of Humanities & Education 


Our Faculty does research in translation, as well as Hispanic literature and culture. We focus on the Caribbean, but expose our students extensively to the entire Spanish-speaking world as well. 

Career Opportunities

If you want to become:
  • a language teacher
  • a translator
  • an interpreter
  • an entrepreneur
  • a reporter
  • a curator
  • a tour guide

Why Study in Barbados

Come for a semester on Study Abroad or do a full degree in a multicultural learning environment.  Enjoy the beach, experience the culture and excel in your studies, finishing in only 3 years with competitive tuition costs.  
We welcome local, regional, and international students.

Additional Information

All our language classes are 100% coursework. If you would like to know the appropriate course for your proficiency level, click here.

There are opportunities to study abroad for your degree to immerse yourself in the life and society of a Spanish-speaking country. Learn about Spanish study abroad programmes here.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BA
  • Duration: 4 years part time, 3 years full time


Programme Details

You will need 36 credits approved by the Faculty of Humanities & Education. (18 in language courses and 18 in literature courses).

You will study:

  • Spanish language
  • Hispanic culture
  • Hispanic literature
  • Management
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We offer low tuition fees and several scholarships and financial aid are available. Choose a payment plan that fits your education budget. View Tuition Costs »

Applications are accepted from November to February. However, expressions of interest are accepted ALL year. Visit the Admissions website to view Entry Requirements and to Apply Now »

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature
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