NFQ Level 8 major Award Honours Bachelor Degree
Entry Route: Bachelor of Arts - LM002
Spanish can be taken as part of the UL Arts Degree as a joint honours combination. Review the subjects you can study with Spanish by looking on the BA Arts course page.
You are someone who enjoys learning about other cultures, who is interested in languages and who would either like to continue with Spanish because you liked it in school. Or you may want to pick it up as a beginner who is happy at last to get a chance to start learning Spanish. Perhaps you are someone who wants to benefit from the excellent job prospects for anyone with a good knowledge of other EU languages and of Spanish in particular. And you know that Spanish is now one of the 4 most used languages in the world.
Why study Spanish?
- There are over 570 million speakers of Spanish (out of which 480m are native speakers)
- Spanish is one of the three most widely used languages in the world (alongside English and Mandarin).
- Spanish is the official language of Spain and most countries in Latin America.
- Spanish is the second language in the USA (by 2027 there will be more Spanish speakers in the US than in Spain).
- Spanish is one of the official languages of the United Nations, the European Union and many other international bodies. It plays a vital role in international business, international relations, audio-visual media, and other areas.
- Spanish is the key to the fascinating cultural heritage of Latin America and Spain.
- The University of Limerick offers Spanish at both beginner and advanced levels.