Undergraduate Courses

What's on Offer?

Undergraduates at the Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies, University College Cork, benefit from expert teaching in the Spanish language at all levels plus the opportunity to study a wide range of options about different aspects of the culture, history and society of the Hispanic world. The department also boasts two specialist centres, the Centre for Mexican Studies and the Irish Centre for Galician Studies, as well as offering Basque, Catalan and Portuguese language and cultural studies.

There is an active Hispanic Society on campus that organises different cultural events for students throughout the year. 

All of our four year courses involve a year abroad in a Spanish speaking country. More information can be obtained from the Dept of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies or from the International Education Office.

Take Spanish as part of:


Students from the Colleges of Science, Engineering and Food Science and Business and Law can also take modules to the value of 10 credits in Spanish language under our Languages for All programme. Please contact Siobhan Nally (s.nally@ucc.ie) or Eugenia Bolado Colina (Eugenia@ucc.ie) for more information about these courses; HS0028 and HS0128. We also offer two special modules catering for students in the College of Medicine and Health: HS1092 and HS1094


Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

First Floor - Block B East O'Rahilly Building University College Cork Ireland