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Faculty of Humanities and Education

Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature


Double Major French and Spanish

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About the Programme

The Double Major in French and Spanish is a degree in which you study French and Spanish language and literature in great depth. At the end of the programme, you will be familiar with the cultures and languages of large swaths of the world, especially Europe, Africa and the Americas.

What Will I Study?

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 two foreign languages!

Facilities and Resources

Make full use of our Language Laboratory. 


Our section conducts research in various field related to languages but also culture and literature in both languages.

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

Our degree is internationally recognized. Come and study for one or two semesters in a culturally diversified environment.  We welcome local, international and regional 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 French or Spanish-speaking country. Read about French study and work abroad opportunities here and learn about Spanish study abroad programmes here.

At a Glance

  • Degree Level: Undergraduate
  • Qualification: BA
  • Duration: 3 years


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 do courses in: 

  1. French language 
  1. French culture 
  1. French literature 
  1. Business/Tourism French 
  1. Translation 

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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