Course in Hispanic Studies

Top Courses in Hispanic Studies

A course is a college-level class that is a stepping-stone toward a degree. It is also designed for current professionals who want to increase their knowledge in their career field. Students who are interested in Latin America may want to explore the different courses in Hispanic studies.

You may be wondering, what is a course in Hispanic studies? This class will introduce students to the politics, culture and history of Latin America. Because the programs will vary from school to school, students can choose courses that match their interest level. Classes may include culture and society, anthropology, literature, politics, international relations and languages.

Offering an in-depth knowledge of Latin America, a course in Hispanic studies will help students with a number of political and cultural issues. It is a good class for those who want to travel and work in different parts of the world, and who want to work with a variety of people. 

Courses in Hispanic studies can be taken in universities all over the world, which causes the costs to vary widely. It is recommended that you research a number of different schools and then get ahold of them directly to find out what to expect financially.

Taking multiple courses in Hispanic studies can lead to a career in academia, business or politics. Being able to speak multiple languages and understanding the cultures of different countries opens the doors to a variety of opportunities all over the world. Examples include educator, translator, cultural affairs officer, import/export consultant, international business person and international relations professional.

There are many opportunities, both in person and online, to take Hispanic studies courses. Whether you are looking to attend school part-time or full-time, it is easy to explore what is available through our extensive database. Start investigating right now and search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Spanish Language Course (Hispanic Studies)

Universidad Nebrija Centro de Estudios Hispánicos
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 32 weeks September 2018 Spain Madrid + 1 more

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially. The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science, and other similar disciplines. At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

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Experience Spain and the Spanish language at Nebrija while obtaining university credits

These courses are designed for students who wish to spend one semester or more studying in a prestigious program while taking part in the everyday life of a Spanish university—both academically and socially.

The program offers over 40 different course subjects related to Spanish language, grammar, literature, history, art, political science and other similar disciplines.

At each level, general, specific, and focused courses are available in order to meet the different needs of students.

Spanish courses are offered throughout the year in 6 different programs. The flexibility of the courses enables students to choose from or combine any of these study periods: ... [-]


Course: Salamanca - Study in Salamanca

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Spain Salamanca Hong Kong + 1 more

If you’re looking for a Spanish program that is fully immersive, our program in Salamanca is for you. In addition to an intensive Spanish language orientation and semester-long Spanish course, there are Spanish language writing, speaking, and theater workshops to bring your coursework to life.

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Overview

Combine the atmosphere of a university town and the charming hospitality of a small city, and you have Salamanca. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, Salamanca is the most important university city in Spain and is known for its contributions to Spanish language education. If you’re looking for a Spanish program that is fully immersive, our program in Salamanca is for you. In addition to an intensive Spanish language orientation and semester-long Spanish course, there are Spanish language writing, speaking, and theater workshops to bring your coursework to life. The program is also linked to the academic and social life of the Universidad de Salamanca (USAL), the oldest university in Spain and one of the most prestigious in Europe. Learn alongside your Spanish peers by enrolling at USAL or the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca (UPSA). Regardless of your major, you may combine your interests in linguistic and cultural proficiency with your academic pursuits. You can contribute to a local organization by participating in an education internship in the spring semester or a service learning experience at a local not-forprofit organization in the fall semester. If exploring a bigger metropolitan city and connecting to a major international airport for travels throughout Spain and beyond interest, you, travel to Madrid on the new high-speed train in just 90 minutes. Salamanca will be your classroom. Get involved in activities like soccer games and language exchange gatherings with local students, movie nights, salsa and flamenco dance lessons, and local theater... [-]


Quito - Area Studies & Language

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Ecuador Quito Hong Kong + 1 more

If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language course taught by IES Abroad. You select the remainder of your courses from options available at IES Abroad and one of the most distinguished universities in Ecuador, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). [+]

Overview

With a population of nearly 1.6 million people, Quito is a vibrant and modern city that is famous for its beautiful colonial Spanish architecture. It is also the capital of Ecuador—one of the most biologically varied countries in the world. Come to Quito and immerse yourself in the local language and cultures as you focus your studies on Ecuador’s ecological and ethnic diversity and the challenges of development.

If you’re interested in improving your Spanish language skills, this program offers you the opportunity to rapidly strengthen your Spanish through a rigorous language course taught by IES Abroad. You select the remainder of your courses from options available at IES Abroad and one of the most distinguished universities in Ecuador, Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ). You can also enroll in a service learning placement during your time in Quito, which will help you understand the city’s social issues first-hand.... [-]


Granada - Study in Granada

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Spain Granada Hong Kong + 1 more

Our curriculum takes full advantage of Andalusia and all southern Spain has to offer. The program offers two unique program options that are designed to improve your Spanish proficiency: the Intermediate Spanish Program and Advanced Spanish Program. [+]

Overview

Many travellers who visit Granada insist it’s the must-see city in all of Spain. With one of the clearest windows into Spain’s unique historical symbiosis of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism, Granada is also a youthful city with a vibrant student life that will make meeting new friends even easier—Granada awaits! Our curriculum takes full advantage of Andalusia and all southern Spain has to offer. The program offers two unique program options that are designed to improve your Spanish proficiency: the Intermediate Spanish Program and Advanced Spanish Program. Students placed in the Intermediate Program take IES Abroad courses in both English and Spanish. The Advanced Program courses are conducted entirely in Spanish, including study at the Universidad de Granada. Both options introduce you to Spain’s Moorish heritage and Jewish past, and its continuing links to North Africa through Islamic and Contemporary North African Studies. Advanced students can also experience Arabic language courses of all levels, at the Universidad de Granada. You can also add international work experience to your résumé while earning credit by participating in an internship placement and accompanying academic seminar. Granada will also be your classroom. Explore the last capital of Moorish Spain: visit the Alhambra, a Moorish citadel and palace, and the Generalife, an impressive garden just nearby. When you’re not learning about the history of this fascinating city, enjoy tapas with new friends, visit the nearby Sierra Nevada Mountains for a ski trip and observe Granada’s treasured Spanish-Muslim art. We want you to feel... [-]


Barcelona - Advanced Spanish Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 Spain Barcelona Hong Kong + 1 more

This program is designed to elevate your Spanish language skills. In addition to an advanced language course and other Spanish-taught IES Abroad courses, you can also directly enroll in a local university: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) or Universitat Ramon Llul (URL).

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Overview

This program is designed to elevate your Spanish language skills. In addition to an advanced language course and other Spanish-taught IES Abroad courses, you can also directly enroll in a local university: Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) or Universitat Ramon Llul (URL). Here you may make some Spanish friends as you study alongside local students. Internship opportunities are also available to fully experience all Barcelona has to offer.

Barcelona will also be your classroom. The strengths of the academic and cultural experiences offered through the IES Abroad Center are among its most distinguishing characteristics. Visit one of the city’s outdoor markets to practice your Spanish with the shop owners, order tapas while out to dinner with new friends, or take in a Spanish opera at the world-renowned Gran Teatre del Liceu Opera House. All of these things (and more!) will help you take your Spanish to a whole new level.... [-]


Course in Hispanic Culture Through Film

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time 3 weeks November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Get an introduction to Hispanic culture through the films of Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar, and Guillermo del Toro.

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Explore Hispanic culture through three iconic film directors

This online course will explore Hispanic culture through the work of three iconic Hispanic film directors: Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar, and Guillermo del Toro.

Each week, we will look at a different Hispanic director, and you’ll discover why so many people like their work. You’ll train your eyes and ears, evaluating photography, movement, color, acting, and story, helping you to enjoy all types of film.

You’ll also learn to recognize and interpret cultural and ideological messages in film and talk about the ways that Hispanic culture in the film differs from your own.

What topics will you cover? Recognize Luis Buñuel and his contributions to film and culture. Learn to analyze basic concepts of photography and mise en scène, Describe the photography and mise en scène to Buñuel films. Recognize Pedro Almodóvar and why he is important. Learn to recognize sexual politics, camp, and Kitsch on film & Identify them in the films of Almodóvar Recognize Guillermo del Toro and why he is important Learn basics of movement and editing Be able to analyze films of del Toro through movement and editing What will you achieve? ... [-]

Semester Program Course

Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas
Online & Campus Combined Full time 4 weeks Open Enrollment Spain Alicante

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined with courses in any of the University of Alicante Bachelor Programs or with some Spanish language courses. [+]

If you are looking for something less intensive…

Apart from the Intensive Spanish Program, we offer a Semester Communication and Culture program, with the possibility to study both in Spanish and English, easily combined with courses in any of the University of Alicante Bachelor Programs or with some Spanish language courses.

Very popular courses like “Business Spanish” or “Spanish cultures from an intercultural perspective”(in English) together with new courses such as “Gender, Language and Power”, “Professional communication in an intercultural context”, “Creative writing”, etc. in a semester program offering both language improvement and content courses with ECTS credits. ... [-]


The Movement Of Social Solidarity In Argentina And South American Social Problems

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2019 Argentina Buenos Aires

This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. [+]

This course seeks to enhance and deepen the knowledge, first, about the social solidarity action in general, focusing on Argentina mainly and secondly, knowledge of the social problems of the continent from the analysis of social problems and approach solidarity that is carried out in Argentina, including within the context of the South American continental underdevelopment. For this, the course develops:

Description; analysis and presentation of the state of contemporary debate on the following topics: government social policies; social action of civil society; social solidarity action. Presentation of the state of South American social problems. Analysis of causes of social underdevelopment of the South American countries and their consequences. Description and analysis of the South American forms of social issues and their derived: Poverty; urban poverty, rural poverty; indigenous social groups; informal work; involuntary migration; discrimination; violence in relation to the social-economic underdevelopment; housing deficit; child malnutrition. Exhibition of a historical overview of South America from the socially and politically from the pre-Hispanic period until today. ... [-]

Contemporary Latin American Story

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2019 Argentina Buenos Aires

The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI centuries. On the one hand, we will explore the story as a literary genre in Latin America through the theory, techniques and production of so-called "masters of the short story" Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Rulfo, Donoso and García Márquez [+]

Course description:

The seminar consists of critical reading and thematic and formal analysis of Latin American stories that best represent the diversity of gender in the XIX, XX and XXI centuries. On the one hand, we will explore the story as a literary genre in Latin America through the theory, techniques and production of so-called "masters of the short story" Quiroga, Cortazar, Borges, Rulfo, Donoso and García Márquez. On the other hand, we analyze the story in direct relation to the literary tradition, social context, the historical moment and specific literature search of each author and movement. We pay special attention, but not exclusively, the writers of the baroque and neo-baroque -Alejo Cuban Carpentier, Jose Lezama Lima, Reinaldo Arenas and Virgilio Piñera for this generation be a turning point in Latin American literature in general. In addition, we will dedicate the last part of the course to the study of short stories written by women Luisa Valenzuela, Cristina Peri Rossi and Zoé Valdés, among others to evaluate the concept of -individual and social identity and multiple masks. The stories will be approached from a historical and social perspective stylistic, aesthetic and structural -aspects theoretical, technical, literary and. In turn, in some specific cases, we adapt the text to the screen in order to open a dialogue between literature and cinema.... [-]


Spanish Language Immersion

FSD - Foundation for Sustainable Development
Campus Full time 9 - 52 weeks September 2018 Bolivia Cochabamba

With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development fieldwork.

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In conjunction with the FSD International Development Internship Program, FSD also offers a Language Immersion Program at our site in Cochabamba, Bolivia. FSD International Development Internships are a chance for students and young adults to gain experience in sustainable development and insight into other cultures that can only be obtained through direct experience, and language is a key component to successful project implementation. With the Language Immersion program, interns can increase their language skills before and during their international development field work.

This program has been customized with two options, Level 1: Beginner, and Level 2: Intermediate. Through this Language Immersion Program, interns receive individual language instruction, similar program components of FSD’s Intern Abroad program (host family, site team support, orientation, etc.), and flexible course options.... [-]


Spanish Course and Scuba Diving

Instituto Hispanico de Murcia
Campus Full time 5 days Open Enrollment Spain Murcia

This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We collaborate with PLANETA AZUL, fully qualified, highly experienced in all water sports and Spain’s first National Geographic Dive Centre and a PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort. [+]

Take the plunge with us and come to our partner school in Cabo de Palos (30 min. drive from Murcia city) to experience and explore our wonderful Mediterranean undersea world while taking a Spanish language course in Murcia all year round. This is an OWD (Open Water Diver) course combined with Spanish lessons. You'll have four lessons of Spanish plus two hours of diving theory and practice everyday. We collaborate with PLANETA AZUL, fully qualified, highly experienced in all water sports and Spain’s first National Geographic Dive Centre and a PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort. All the necessary equipment will be supplied and, best of all, you don't need to have any diving experience at all! More experienced divers can choose from a breath-taking night dive, boat dives to many deep (100ft) shipwrecks, and of course dive the world-renowned Mediterranean shore sites. We have a tour that's right for you! We offer general dive instruction programs for all levels, from beginner, which allows a first time diver to experience scuba diving, all the way through dive career preparation programmes! To maintain your skills, and to make your diving experiences all the more enjoyable, we also offer just about any specialty course. Ask us for an adventure that suits you, one that's only your imagination away... Another activities related to water sports, like sailing, kite surfing, wake surfing, water skiing and rowing are also offered.... [-]


Work Experience in Murcia

Instituto Hispanico de Murcia
Campus Full time 3 - 6 months Open Enrollment Spain Murcia

An Internship provides the perfect opportunities to bridge the gap between studentship and professionalism, which somehow, a lot of students fail to connect while crossing this vital threshold of life. Instituto Hispánico de Murcia Work Experience programme gives university students the opportunity to experience life in Spain as more than just a tourist or student. [+]

An Internship provides the perfect opportunities to bridge the gap between studentship and professionalism, which somehow, a lot of students fail to connect while crossing this vital threshold of life.

Instituto Hispánico de Murcia Work Experience programme gives university students the opportunity to experience life in Spain as more than just a tourist or student.

Working and living with Spaniards and other internationals gives you a unique perspective on the “every day” Spain.

If you are a current or about to graduate university student, you can come to Murcia to live and work in our international language school or any other company, restaurant or hotel from 3 up to 6 months while on your summer break from university classes or any time of the year.... [-]


Long Term Spanish Course

Instituto Hispanico de Murcia
Campus Full time 12 - 52 years Open Enrollment Spain Murcia

Perfect choice if you want to make outstanding and lasting progress by studying Spanish in Spain for a long period, providing an excellent combination of language and cultural immersion through class tuition and day-today living in Murcia. [+]

Perfect choice if you want to make outstanding and lasting progress by studying Spanish in Spain for a long period, providing an excellent combination of language and cultural immersion through class tuition and day-today living in Murcia.

Consisting of the same content, structure and timetable as our Intensive Spanish course this course runs from 12 weeks onwards and will prepare you to get by in a Spanish speaking world.

Our Spanish courses are structured into 6 main teaching levels according to the Instituto Cervantes curriculum plan and the CFER of the Council of Europe: from beginner level A1 to advanced level C2.

Long term Spanish immersion courses Improving your Spanish are the best possible investment for your future success.... [-]


Course Study Abroad

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Granada

The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of language learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialized teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations.

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The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of laguage learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialised teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations.

The Center's installations located in the old Realejo District, consist of two main buildings: the beautiful 16th century Palace of Santa Cruz and the Huerta de los Angeles Mansion. Both combine the beauty and warmth of historical buildings with the most modern technical equipment.

Another attraction of CLM is its singular multicultural and multilingual atmosphere. Foreign students can share their daily lives with those of Spanish students learning different foreign languages, thus stimulating a mutual interest in their different languages and cultures.... [-]


Course in Hispanic Studies: Hispanic Studies Course (CEH) and Spanish Language and Culture Course (CLCE)

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time 4 months February 2019 Spain Granada

If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Hispanic Studies Course is aimed at students and professionals who wish to acquire a deeper knowledge of Spanish language and culture. This course offers a wide variety of subjects taught by specialists from the University of Granada. [+]

Although formally two different programs Hispanic Studies Course (CEH) and Spanish Language and Culture Course (CLCE) act as one because they are not a matter of choice but one of actual level of Spanish language. In other words, the requirement to enroll in CEH is to have an advanced command of the language, whereas you only need to be an intermediate Spanish learner to be accepted in CLCE.

If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Hispanic Studies Course is aimed at students and professionals who wish to acquire a deeper knowledge of Spanish language and culture. This course offers a wide variety of subjects taught by specialists from the University of Granada.

Students must already have a high command of Spanish to be able to follow these subjects (i.e. have passed level B2.1 (CLM - 6 Advanced)). For this reason, CLM always recommends students to take an Intensive Spanish Language Course (CILE) before beginning the Hispanic Studies Course.... [-]