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Politics 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

    11-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Politics and Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen adds to your highly-developed skills in a modern European language and culture with in-depth exploration of national, European and global politics, putting you at the forefront of contemporary world issues and taught by highly-regarded experts regularly commenting in the media on events unfolding in the world today. You’ll gain the perfect foundation for a wide range of careers in Europe, politics, media and many other fields and professions.Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. Aberdeen is one of the most dynamic place to study the Spanish language and the cultural frameworks in countries where it is spoken. We’ll equip you with the skills to communicate in a global language, spoken by 350 million native Spanish speakers in 19 Latin American states, the Spanish Peninsula, and increasingly in the US.You’ll also study historical, anthropological, literary and cultural texts, films and visual culture of Spain and Latin American countries. In Politics you’ll be right at the front of debate on current world events – including Britain’s relationship with its European neighbours,and movements of regionalisation within the EU and the UK. You’ll explore voting behaviour, different political systems, making and implementing policy, nationalism, concepts of democracy, and ever-present concerns of conflict and peace. You can also take advantage of unique options made possible by the research pedigree of our academic team with a strong track record in publishing international papers and articles.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 language, analytical and intellectual skills you’ll develop and their transferability will be a great foundation for any career including opportunities in you choose, including European business and organisations, NGOs, charities and international development, government service, marketing, and much more.

Application deadline

25 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.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    37th

  • 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 has over 130 nationalities and strong international global networks.
Experienced international student advisers with immigration expertise supporting students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 49 17

    35th out of 84 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    197 92%

    4th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    13th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    177 85%

    11th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    29th

    25
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    28th

    2

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