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Economics and Spanish & Latin American Studies MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Economics and Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen is a great combination to widen your solid grounding in the global economy and topical economic challenges and issues. You will gain the strong competitive advantage of a modern European language, cultural perspective and experience and a fast track to a career in European and international organisations and business.In Economics, you will explore the microeconomics of business and society, macroeconomics of the world economy and economic problems in political, social and historical contexts, with a strong emphasis on applied learning. You will thrive in the dynamic, international environment of our Business School of 45 nationalities and be taught by experts including leading petroleum economist and government adviser Professor Alex Kemp and our health economists whose work influences Scottish and UK policy decisions on public health.Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will be equipped with the skills to communicate in a global language, spoken by 350 million native Spanish speakers in 19 Latin American states, Spain and increasingly in the US. You will complement this with studies in Spanish and Latin American culture.As an integral part of your 4-year programme, you will spend half of year three developing your language skills as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a Spanish-speaking country.The combination of your business, language and cultural skills will give you a special advantage to employers operating in multinational environments, including international banking and the energy industry which is important in the growing economies of Latin America. Other international business, NGOs, international development, education and tourism are all options for which you will be an outstanding candidate.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.In addition GCSE Maths is required, as well as GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 40 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 80 23

    22nd out of 49 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    172 78%

    13th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    41st

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    74th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    188 96%

    6th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    43rd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    9th

    23

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