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Spanish & Latin American Studies and Theology & Religion (5 yrs) 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

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

Spanish & Latin American Studies and Theology & Religion at Aberdeen adds to your highly-developed language and cultural skills in a major European language with a fascinating exploration of the origin, function, and meaning of religion. You will study and compare the major religions across the world, with special focus on Christian faith in historic and contemporary contexts. You will graduate with language and highly-developed academic skills applicable in many roles here and overseas.Spanish & Latin American Studies 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 will 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 will also study historical, anthropological, literary and cultural texts, films and visual culture of Spain and Latin American countries.In Theology & Religious Studies, you will gain a sound understanding of the major religious traditions of the world, including their historical development and contemporary importance, with a special focus on Christian faith, life and doctrine in its historical, institutional and contemporary context. You will study biblical languages, the history of the church in the west, the Reformation in Scotland, the role of religion in ethical and political debates and religious aspects of disability.As an integral part of your 5-year programme, you will spend the whole of year three taking your language and cultural skills to a very high level as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a Spanish-speaking country.As a graduate, you will be highly employable in a wide range of roles including church ministry and administration, media and journalism, public service, charities, NGO and international affairs, business, publishing and education.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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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

    26th

  • Campus address

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

One of the top 30 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

    32nd out of 48 10

    14th out of 33 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 226
    174 82%

    10th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    32nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    18th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    7th

    3

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