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Spanish: AS / A Level at Budmouth College

Course description

Develop your linguistic competence and knowledge of contemporary Spanish culture and society through stimulating topics of genuine relevance to young adults, in a course that is highly valued by businesses and H.E. institutions.

The individual research project for the speaking exam at A level will allow you to explore a subject of particular personal interest relating to Spain or the Spanish-speaking world.

Course content

AS Unit

3.1.1 – Aspects of Hispanic society Modern and traditional values; cyberspace; equal rights

Unit 3.2.1 – Artistic culture in the Hispanic world Modern day idols; Spanish regional identity; cultural heritage or cultural landscape

Unit 3.3 – Grammar

Unit 3.4.1/2 – Literary text or film

A Level

Unit 3.1.2 – Multiculturalism in Hispanic society Immigration; racism; integration

Unit 3.2.2 – Aspects of political life in the Hispanic –speaking world Today’s youth, tomorrow’s citizens; monarchies, republics and dictatorships; popular movements

Unit 3.3 - Grammar

Unit 3.4.1/2 – Literary text or film

Unit 3.5 – Independent research project


Seminars; discussion; independent research; self/peer assessment; presentations; blogging; Twitter; documentaries.

Entry requirements

Grade B or above in a related subject GCSE.


AS (If taken): 100% exams

A Level: 100% exams

Future opportunities

What could you be?

Sociologist; Teacher; Criminal Justice System; Social Worker; Marketing; Business; Law; Social Care.

Recent student destinations:

Winchester - Creative Writing; Bath Spa - English Literature/Sociology; London Met - Education Studies; Aberystwyth - International Politics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Budmouth College directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2016

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