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French and Spanish MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RR14

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This programme enables you to study two major world languages in the context of the histories, literatures, cultures and societies of the many countries, globally, in which they're spoken. Through intense training in both French and Spanish, you have the opportunity to acquire near-native fluency while gaining the broad cultural education prized by graduate employers. Both languages rank in the world's 10 most widely spoken, and have had a profound cultural influence, not only in Europe, but in Africa and the Americas. Alongside intensive study of French and Spanish, you will explore Francophone and Hispanic culture – literature, cinema, fascinating political history and philosophical ideas. We can offer you a wide range of courses spanning the Middle Ages to the 21st century, including specialist options taught by leading experts in their field. Uniquely in Scotland, studying at Edinburgh enables you to take a full year abroad as part of your four-year undergraduate programme, either studying, teaching or working. You'll therefore spend Year 3 in countries where French and Spanish are spoken. Another attractive characteristic of this programme is its flexibility. This means that in Years 1 and 2, you’ll choose option courses drawn from a broad list of disciplines in addition to your core subjects.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: French or Spanish at B. GCSEs: French at B or 6 (if not at A Level) and English at C or 4.

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University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 49 5

    27th out of 48 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    184 84%

    7th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    33rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    45th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    178 85%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    27th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    45th

    7

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