Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Spanish Studies

This course allows graduates to pursue research in the field of Spanish studies; the degree comprises independent research and a course designed to develop knowledge of key research skills and practices; award degrees are available in the following subject areas: cultural studies; gender studies; society and politics; protest movements; contemporary literature.

Entry requirements

A good Honours (minimum 2.2) degree in a relevant subject; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5; prospective students are required to submit a 300 word outline of their proposed topic at the time of application and are encouraged to contact the programme leader beforehand for advice.

Course modules

Approaching and doing research (includes a focus on issues such as social inquiry interpretation, ethnography, ethics, positionality, research questions and design, literature reviews and presenting research); dissertation (20,000 words).

Assessment methods

The majority of the marks awarded for this course are for the dissertation. Students will have an individual supervisor allocated when offered a place on the course. Dissertation tutorials will take place between the student and their nominated supervisor, who will offer advice on developing appropriate study methods and provide feedback on drafts and the students dissertation.

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus Nottingham NG11 8NS East Midlands

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