The Music Department received the highest rating for research in the UK in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) and the School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures achieved the highest score in the country for our 4* world'leading research publications. You will benefit from Royal Holloway's special focus on the research of Latin American music and the courses offered by our experts in this area. You will have access to major performance spaces on campus as well as several music technology spaces with the latest industry'standard hardware and software. You will spend a year abroad and can choose to study at university, be a teaching assistant or go on a work placement. We have strong links with major universities in Spain and Latin America.
Spanish Year 1: intensive Spanish or Spanish 1 or Spanish 2. optional modules: introduction to translation from English to Spanish and Spanish to English; text and image in the Hispanic world; culture and identity in Latin America; re'mapping the Amexicano border in visual culture; authors and readers in 20th century Spanish American fiction; comparative Hispanic culture. Year 2: intensive Spanish 2 or Spanish 2; principles and practice of translation (Spanish to English); principles and practice of Spanish translation. optional modules: constructing identity in contemporary Spanish film; myths of the feminine in the Spanish novel; 20th century Mexican visual arts and film; religion and society in the 16th' and 17th century Hispanic world; love in the contemporary Spanish American novel; the Romancero (the Spanish ballad tradition from the Reconquista to Lorca). Year 3: placement year. Year 4: Spanish 3. optional modules: advanced literary translation from Spanish to English and English to Spanish; research project; short fiction by Spanish woman writers; contemporary Mexican cinema; Spanish American literature (an overview); dissertation; Don Quixote (the text and its contexts); literature and conflict in 20th 'century Latin America; the gothic mode in Spanish and English fiction. Music Year 1: theory and analysis; practical musicianship; creative composition techniques; practical composition skills; a very short history of music; introduction to historical musicology; introduction to world music; contemporary debates in music; solo performance; creative ensemble performance. Year 2: studies in music analysis; studies in composition; studies in music history; studies in ethnomusicology; studies in music, media and technology; practical performance. Year 3: composition; musicology; theory and analysis; performance.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
Full Time With Time Abroad
|BA (Hons)||£15,200 Academic year. First year overseas fees|
Full Time With Time Abroad
|BA (Hons)||£9,000 Academic year. First year home fees|
- GCE A-level ABB-AAB
- Course specific
- International Baccalaureate 32
- SQA Advanced Higher AB
- BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma D
- BTEC Level 3 Diploma DD
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma DDD
- SQA Higher
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Total Coursework: 30%
Total Practical: 32%