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Lancaster University

Spanish Studies and Theatre

UCAS Code: WR44
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
Ucas points guide

128-136

% applicants receiving offers

100%

Subjects
  • Spanish studies
  • Drama
Student score
77% MED
93% HIGH
% employed or in further study
98% HIGH
98% MED
Average graduate salary
£18.5k MED
£18k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
ABB-AAB

To study a language through the advanced route, applicants must have Grade B at A level or Grade A at AS level. To study a language through the intensive route, applicants must show language-learning ability, e.g. GCSE Grade A in any language. Experience and interest in practical theatre must be shown in your application.

Scottish Highers
Not Available

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-136 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

100%

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

£9,250

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

Modules

Spanish Studies Year 1: Modules may include: Spanish studies (intensive for beginners or advanced). Year 2: Modules may include: From the Spanish empire to the 21st century; intensive (spoken language); intensive (written language); oral skills; written skills. Year 3: Intercultural and academic reflection. Year 4: Modules include: Oral skills; written skills. Theatre Studies Year 1: Modules may include: Introduction to theatre studies. Year 2: Modules may include: Applied theatre practice 1; media and performance; modern dance; perception and the arts; postwar European playwrights; silent cinema; sound and space. Year 3: Intercultural and academic reflection. Year 4: Modules may include: Applied theatre practice 2; contemporary British theatre; contemporary European theatre; post modern dance and physical theatre; sound and space.

Lancaster University

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Collegiate, local, global: Lancaster is the ultimate university community. Whoever you are, you're bound to feel at home. At Lancaster you won't just be coming to a top 10 university, you'll be coming to a world of opportunity - Lancaster students can volunteer in Malaysia, India and China. We've had the best uni halls for three years running, according to the National Student Housing Survey.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
29%
71%

Year 1

34%
66%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

23%
77%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
50%
50%

Year 1

40%
60%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

29%
71%

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 88%
Student score 77% MED
Able to access IT resources

94%

Staff made the subject interesting

91%

Library resources are satisfactory

100%

Feedback on work has been helpful

65%

Feedback on work has been prompt

63%

Staff are good at explaining things

88%

Received sufficient advice and support

63%

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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
8% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
72% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
410 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
86% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
15% 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 98% HIGH
Average graduate salary £18.5k MED
Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

14%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

10%

Graduates who are other elementary services occupations

10%

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 100%
Student score 93% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

98%

Staff made the subject interesting

100%

Library resources are satisfactory

100%

Feedback on work has been helpful

98%

Feedback on work has been prompt

78%

Staff are good at explaining things

100%

Received sufficient advice and support

100%

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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
13% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
79% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
1% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
405 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
92% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% 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 98% MED
Average graduate salary £18k HIGH
Graduates who are artistic, literary and media occupations

19%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

19%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

16%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Drama is a very popular degree subject – in 2012, over 5,800 degrees were awarded to UK graduates. With so many graduates around, jobs in acting are very sought-after and often gained through personal contacts, so be prepared to practise your people skills. But there are lots of roles in the arts for drama graduates, in direction, production, design, journalism and PR. The skills taught by drama courses can be useful elsewhere – a lot of the economy can use people who can perform and present in front of others, and so drama graduates can be found in teaching, management, advertising, project and events organisation and community work. Be aware that freelancing and self-employment is common, as are what is termed 'portfolio careers' – having several part-time jobs or commissions at once – over one in ten drama graduates last year had more than one job on the go at once after six months.
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