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Spanish and Politics MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: RL42

Course options

  • 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

Spanish is of the five most widely spoken languages, and the Hispanic world has a fascinating political history. This programme enables you to study Spanish in the context of the many countries, cultures and societies, worldwide, in which the language is spoken, alongside issues such as the morality of political action, the limits of freedom and justice, and the processes of governance at various levels within politics. The 20 countries where Spanish is an official language have rich and varied cultures. As well as intense training in both the written and spoken aspects of the language, our Spanish courses will introduce you to an extraordinary range of literature, film and theatre from around the world. The Politics side of the programme focuses on a variety of issues in politics, political theory, public theory and international relations in Europe, Russia, Africa and the US. It aims to equip you with substantive knowledge of a range of political systems, institutions, processes and ideas, enabling you to develop and apply your knowledge and skills to the understanding and evaluation of political issues and problems in the contemporary world. 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 a country where Spanish is spoken.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 22,000per year

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A level : ABB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: a language other than English at B. GCSEs: 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

    27th out of 48 3

    11th out of 85 1

  • 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
  • Entry standards

    / Max 217
    188 86%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    81st

    4

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