GradCert - Spanish as a subject
If you are looking to quickly acquire skills for a new career, a graduate certificate is a great option for you.
Spanish is one of the major languages of Western Europe, and the most widely spoken language of the Americas, with a substantial number of native and second language speakers, ranging from Metropolitan areas of Canada and the US through Mesoamerican countries, most of South America and even in the Philippines.
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Prescriptions for the GradCert(Span) and GradDip(Span)
A Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available to graduates who have not included Spanish at an advanced level in their first degree.
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Spanish is available as a pathway within the International Languages and Cultures major or supporting subject for the BA, and as a supporting subject within other undergraduate degrees, subject to academic approval of the Faculty or School of Studies in which the student is enrolled.
The focus of the specialisation is to provide students with the opportunity to develop language skills that might enhance their ability to compete in an increasingly global marketplace.
International Languages and Cultures major with a specialisation in Spanish
International Languages and Cultures is available as a major for the BA, and may also be taken as a second major or as a supporting subject within other undergraduate degrees. A major in International Languages and Cultures with a specialisation in Spanish requires a total of 135 points and students must complete SPNSH131, SPNSH231, SPNSH232, SPNSH331, SPNSH332
For more information about subject requirements please refer to the Catalogue of Papers for the most up to date information.
The point of entry into the Spanish programme depends on previous experience. Those with no previous experience of Spanish take SPNSH131. Students with 14 credits at Level 3 in NCEA Spanish, or equivalent, will gain direct entry into SPNSH231.
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