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245.101 Introductory Spanish Language I15 credits
An introduction to basic communication skills in spoken and written Spanish. Aspects of contemporary Hispanic culture and society are also studied.

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245.102 Introductory Spanish Language II15 credits
An extension of basic communication skills in spoken and written Spanish. Aspects of contemporary Hispanic culture and society are also studied.

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245.103 Hispanic Culture and Heritage15 credits
An introduction to significant aspects of modern Hispanic history, literature, art and culture in Spain and the Spanish-speaking world. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.

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245.201 Intermediate Spanish Language I15 credits
Intermediate level written and oral comprehension and communication skills in Spanish, providing a broad linguistic base for the study of Spanish and Latin American culture, literature and civilisation.

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245.202 Intermediate Spanish Language II15 credits
An extension of intermediate skills in reading, free composition, listening comprehension and oral communication to illustrate aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture and society.

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245.203 The Sound of Spanish: Diction, Dialects and Diversity15 credits
An introduction to socio-linguistic aspects of the use of Spanish around the world, including dialectal variations and bilingualism, through a study of basic Spanish phonetics and phonology.

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245.204 Latin American Voices15 credits
An introduction to 20th century Latin American literature and its historical and political contexts through short literary works in Spanish.

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245.301 Advanced Spanish Language15 credits
Advanced level skills in reading, free composition, listening comprehension and oral communication in Spanish, illustrating aspects of contemporary Spanish and Latin American culture and society.

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245.302 Theory and Practice of Spanish Translation15 credits
An advanced introduction to the theory and practice of translation from and into Spanish, and the role and responsibility of the translator.

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245.303 Latin American Rhythms and Politics: From Tango to Rock15 credits
Study of representative twentieth century Latin American music styles and their links to key social and political events that have shaped Latin American history. This course will be taught in Spanish.

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245.304 Travellers' Tales: the Invention of Latin America15 credits
An exploration of how Latin American people, landscapes and cultures have been defined through the writings of European, North American, Australasian and Latin American travellers. This course will be taught in Spanish.

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245.305 Spanish Conversation on Film15 credits
An advanced study of contemporary Latin American cinema within the context of current socio-political debates.

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245.700 Advanced Spanish Communication30 credits
Advanced development of Spanish written and oral comprehension, expression and analysis based on contemporary print, audiovisual and online materials.

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245.701 Latin American Cultural Identities30 credits
Study of cultural productions from Latin American countries in order to explore the construction of various cultural identities in different historical and geographical contexts within Spanish-speaking America.

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245.702 Hispanic Postcolonial Representations30 credits
Study of a diversity of literary and cultural discourses that exemplify the legacy and impact of and response to the various colonial and neo-colonial encounters that have characterised the Spanish-speaking cultures in different regions worldwide.

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245.798 Research Report30 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a final Report.

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245.799 Research Report Spanish (60)60 credits
 

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245.816 Thesis 120 Credit Part 160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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245.817 Thesis 120 Credit Part 260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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245.881 Thesis 90 Credit Part 145 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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245.882 Thesis 90 Credit Part 245 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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245.883 Thesis90 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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245.899 Thesis120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study presented in a form suitable for publication.

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