Language Studies with English and Spanish (Q30-ES) BA (Hons)
The Open University
Key Course Facts
This is one of several subject combinations available in our BA (Honours) Language Studies (Q30). In your study of English, you’ll find out how the language works and how it varies depending on the context. You’ll also explore its history, its politics, and how it came to be such a hugely influential global language. Your Spanish studies will cover a range of aspects relating to the language and its cultures around the world. On completion, you’ll be an independent and intercultural user of Spanish, have a wide-ranging understanding of how the English language is used to influence, and persuade.
Key features of the course
Develops you into a proficient user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level C1) of Spanish
Develops advanced knowledge of the cultures where Spanish is used
Explores the evolution and diversification of English as a global language
Develops your understanding of effective communication in English
Offers the option of a week in Spain (or online alternative)
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
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Visa Requirements for International StudentsVisa requirement
All international students (including citizens from EU countries) intending to study this or any other academic programme for more than 6 months in the UK require a Student Visa.
International students younger than 18 years require a special Child Student Visa. Exceptions from this general rule may apply to holders of other UK work visas, British National Overseas visa, family member visa and recognised refugees or asylum seekers.Permission to work while studying
The Open University is listed by the UK government as an institution licensed to sponsor migrant students.
Student visa holders from licensed institutions are entitled to work during their full-time bachelor's, master's or Phd studies for
- 20h/week during the term
- Full-time outside term time (e.g. vacations, work placements, once course ended)
After completion of a bachelor's or master's programme of at least 12 months Student Visa holders of licensed institutions can convert their visa into a Graduate Visa which entitles graduates to work for 2 years in the UK.
Average student cost of living in UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
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About The Open University
The Open University was established in 1969 in Milton Keynes, and it’s the largest university in the UK for undergraduate education. The OU is among the most prestigious distance-learning institutions in the United Kingdom, enjoying numerous awards and accreditations, including Triple Crown status for their Business School.
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||74%||0%||7%||£9250||£19500||192||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||79%||5%||5%||£9250||£23100||180||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Business Economics with Marketing with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Dundee||65%||5%||10%||£9250||£19500||182||Dundee||On campus Full-time|
|Spanish and Business MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||79%||5%||4%||£9250||£23100||180||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish (5 years) MBus||University of Aberdeen||94%||5%||20%||-||-||181||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish MA (Hons)||University of Aberdeen||94%||5%||20%||-||-||181||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|International Business Management with Spanish BSc (Hons)||Northumbria University||59%||3%||8%||-||-||102||Newcastle||On campus Full-time|
|Business Studies and Hispanic Studies BA (Hons)||University of Liverpool||80%||0%||5%||-||-||124||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish with Foundation Year BA (Hons)||Sheffield Hallam University||100%||0%||11%||-||-||103||Sheffield||On campus Full-time|
|International Business with Spanish BA (Hons)||Nottingham Trent University||72%||2%||10%||-||-||123||Nottingham||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and English Language BSc (Hons)||Aston University||80%||3%||0%||£9250||£16300||130||Birmingham||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and English Language BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||68%||5%||11%||£9250||£11400||103||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|English with Business Studies BA (Hons)||Loughborough University of Technology||96%||5%||5%||£9250||£20750||139||Loughborough||On campus Full-time|
|Management and English Language Teaching MSc||University of Stirling||-||-||-||-||-||-||Stirling||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and English MA (Hons)||University of Aberdeen||91%||5%||4%||-||-||169||Aberdeen||On campus Full-time|
|English and Education Management MA||Coventry University||91%||5%||4%||-||-||169||Coventry||On campus Part-time|
|English and Business Studies BA (Hons)||University of Liverpool||80%||3%||0%||-||-||130||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Business Studies and English Studies BA (Hons)||University of Stirling||85%||5%||2%||-||-||171||Stirling||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and English Language (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||68%||5%||11%||£9250||-||103||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Business Management and English Literature (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)||Liverpool Hope University||87%||5%||11%||£9250||-||96||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|