Bachelor's Degree in Spanish and Chinese Studies: Language, Literature and Culture

The bachelor's degree in Spanish and Chinese Studies: Language, Literature and Culture offers excellent training in the language and literature of these two countries

General information

The bachelor's degree in Spanish and Chinese Studies: Language, Literature and Culture trains professionals with a mastery of two of the most spoken languages in the worl and their literatures. It combines two academic traditions and two increasingly interconnected cultures, and offers multiple career possibilities in a globalised world filled with new challenges.

The degree will prepare you to work in a variety of fields: teaching Spanish as a foreign language, research, working with publishing houses, cultural management and consulting services to the linguistic, commercial and business sector, etc. Classes are offered by lecturers of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, a pioneering centre in Spain and Europe in the research into East Asian studies, and by lecturers of the Department of Spanish, leaders in research into Spanish language and literature, in literature theory and comparative literature.

This bachelor's degree is for you if you:

  • Are interested in the Spanish and Chinese languages, literatures and cultures.
  • Want to teach one of the most spoken languages in the world.
  • Want to discover two of the oldest and most longstanding literatures in the world.
  • Want to learn and discover other languages, countries and cultures.
  • Are interested in studying at a university campus, surrounded by nature, where you will be able to interact with other students from both the arts and humanities and the science disciplines.

Career options

The main areas of employment for graduates are:

  • Teaching in public and private centres and adult education centres.
  • Teaching Spanish as a foreign language.
  • The publishing world (production, proofreading, translation).
  • Literary criticism, literary promotion and technical advice for literature agencies.
  • Cultural management.
  • Language services.
  • Consulting services for businesses and institutions.
  • Research (universities, institutes of language studies and linguistics, archives and libraries).
  • The information society (writing and collaborating with the press, publishing of contents for Internet companies, etc).
  • Language industries and new technologies.

Mobility programmes

Professional training

List of work placement centres

Mobility programmes
The Faculty of Translation and Interpreting participated in Erasmus+ with exchange agreements in twenty European countries. The UAB-specific programme offers students exchange opportunities with universities in the USA, Canada, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, Morocco, Brazil, and other countries. There is also the Sèneca-Sicue agreement with Spanish universities. Each year some 100 students leave on exchanges and many more arrive.


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