Graduates with languages have the highest employment rates of all humanities graduates*.
We enjoy links with companies in Spain including Kuoni Destination Management Madrid (event management), Contemporary Art Centre (Malaga), AIM Spain S.L. (events and tourism), Grupo Antolin Irausa S.A. (automotive), Casamona International S.L. (real estate) and others; the opportunity to gain valuable work experience by mentoring pupils and shadowing Spanish teachers.
The study of Spanish equips you not only with excellent language and communication skills, but also with accompanying cultural knowledge and a range of transferable skills that employers will value. A degree in Spanish can offer you access to a wide variety of careers in marketing, tourism, banking, import/export, publishing, interpreting and translating, teaching and many others.
Spanish can also be studied in the context of business in the Languages for International Business course.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
The Faculty of Arts and Humanities have their own Creative Futures unit provides a programme of workshops, embedded learning, lectures, professional experience and one-to-one guidance to help you develop the transferable skills and enterprising habits required for a successful career.
*Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2011/12