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King's College London, University of London

European Studies (Spanish pathway)

UCAS Code: RR84
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
Ucas points guide

136

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Subjects
  • Spanish studies
  • European studies
Student score
84% MED
Not Available
% employed or in further study
100% HIGH
Not Available
Average graduate salary
£20k MED
Not Available
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
AAB

AAB including Spanish at grade B. Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Espa?ol (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes. Any Subject at grade A,Any Subject at grade A,Spanish at grade B.

Scottish Highers
AB

AAB at Higher in one sitting and AB at Advanced Higher, including grade B in Advanced Higher Spanish (we do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject). Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Espa?ol (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Scottish Advanced Highers
AB

AAB at Higher in one sitting and AB at Advanced Higher, including grade B in Advanced Higher Spanish (we do not count the Higher and Advanced Higher in the same subject). Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Espa?ol (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes. Spanish at grade B.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
35

Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 665 including Spanish at HL5. Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Espa?ol (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 136 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

90%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

Study Modern Europe from different disciplinary perspectives in the heart of London with an additional specialisation in the politics, history, language and contemporary culture of Spain. The third year of the BA European Studies degree (Spanish pathway) is taught and examined at the Complutense University of Madrid.

Modules

Year 1 examples: European law; economics A; the causes of war; introduction to politics; Spanish language; Spain in the 19th century; Spain in the 20th century. Year 2 examples: War in international order; public law; introduction to international relations; international political economy; Spanish civil war; Spanish language; nationalism in Spain. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: European political thought; European political economy; democracy and democratisation; contemporary Spanish politics; Spanish language 4; Spain in the world.

King's College London, University of London

Campus building

King's is the 'fun' university of London. We're slap bang in the middle of the world's best city, making us a rather big deal. Our five campuses are filled with academically driven, sports loving, volunteering and sociable students, with an active Students' Union who proudly promotes diversity, equality and fairness. Desmond Tutu, Florence Nightingale and John Keats all studied at King's.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
17%
83%

Year 1

15%
85%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

12%
88%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
46%
54%

Year 1

48%
52%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

39%
61%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 95%
Student score 84% MED
Able to access IT resources

95%

Staff made the subject interesting

87%

Library resources are satisfactory

93%

Feedback on work has been helpful

83%

Feedback on work has been prompt

80%

Staff are good at explaining things

93%

Received sufficient advice and support

82%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
12% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
71% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
5% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
426 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
84% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
10% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 100% HIGH
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are media professionals

9%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

15%

Graduates who are other administrative occupations

11%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
It's often said there's a shortage of modern language graduates, and graduates from Spanish courses have a lot of options available to them when they complete their courses. In 2012, just over 1,100 UK graduates got degrees in Spanish, and about one in five got jobs overseas – often as English teachers. If you want to put your degree to work in the UK, teacher training is a common option, and businesses see Spanish-speaking countries as important markets, leading to graduate opportunities in translation, finance, human resources and project management. But remember – whilst employers say they rate graduates who have more than one language, you need to have them as part of a whole package of good skills.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction Not Available
Student score Not Available

Sorry, not enough students have taken this subject here before, so we aren't able to show you any information.

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
73% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
68% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
63% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
455 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
96% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
0% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study Not Available
Average graduate salary Not Available
Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

8%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

14%

Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

11%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
This is a fairly broad subject, and 250 UK graduates gained a degree in this area in 2012. Most went into work when they graduated, but nearly one in five went on to take a further qualification, with law the most common. Graduates who went into work are broadly spread across a range of jobs – there are not many jobs (other than teaching) you could point to and say 'this is what European Studies graduates are particularly likely to go into'. The subject gives a broad range of skills and you can get a wide variety of jobs with it.
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