The in-country study unit introduces students to Spanish language and Spanish or Latin American culture through an intensive program at a partner university in Spain or a Latin American country. It places particular emphasis on understanding cultural differences in authentic contexts. Students will have practical language lessons and receive an introduction to contemporary culture and society. They will participate in cultural activities such as visits to museums, theatres and memorial sites and have the opportunity to interact with local people. The units will develop skills in cross-cultural communication through direct contact.
60 hours in total: 52 hours in country, 5 hours pre-departure, 3 hours return.
3 x pre-departure quiz, 1 x 3500wd equiv in-country assessment (80%), 1 x 1000wd equiv project report (20%)