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University of Sheffield

Hispanic Studies with Polish

UCAS Code: R4RR
BA (Hons) 4 years full-time, abroad 2017
Ucas points guide

120

% applicants receiving offers

Not Available

Subjects
  • Spanish studies
  • Russian & East European studies
Student score
77% MED
85% MED
% employed or in further study
97% MED
97% MED
Average graduate salary
£18k MED
£20k MED
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
BBB

Grade B in Spanish or another modern foreign language.

Scottish Highers
BBBBB

Scottish Advanced Highers
B

(Spanish or Any Modern Foreign Language).

BTEC Diploma
MDD

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
MDD

Applicants with prior knowledge of or a qualification in Polish language are welcome to apply, and the course will be tailored to meet your needs.

International Baccalaureate
32

6 in Spanish or another modern foreign language at Higher Level.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 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

Not Available

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 advanced: language and culture 1 and 2; Spanish beginners: language and culture 1 and 2; portuguese beginners: language and culture 1 and 2; Catalan beginners: language and culture 1 and 2; tradition, transition and modernity; advanced Spanish language 1 and ii; advanced Spanish language 1 and ii; promised lands; conformity and consensus; Hispanic film; nation and identity in the lusophone world; representations of the Hispanic world; Hispanic fiction; nation and identities in Latin America; the Spanish language: structure and use; intensive Portuguese 1 and ii; further Portuguese language and culture 1 and ii; intensive catalan 1 and ii. Polish language and culture for beginners 1; Polish language and culture for beginners 2; Aufbausprachkurs; German studies - Aufbaukurs; German studies - basiskurs; grundsprachkurs; arts and humanities faculty challenge - thinkcreate; studies in Polish culture; German language (continuation); German language (foundation); Polish intermediate i; Polish intermediate ii; project in Polish studies; German core language; varieties of written and spoken Polish i; varieties of written and spoken Polish ii.

University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Forget northern grit Sheffield is in the heart of a vibrant, student-friendly city mixed with halls in leafy suburbs on the edge of the Peak District. A red brick with a thoroughly modern outlook, an award-winning Students' Union complete with 47 sports clubs and more than 250 societies - and a 24-hour library makes for The Full Monty of a student experience.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
26%
74%

Year 1

24%
76%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

17%
83%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
57%
26%
17%

Year 1

50%
32%
18%

Year 2

100%

Year 3

40%
46%
14%

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 85%
Student score 77% MED
Able to access IT resources

90%

Staff made the subject interesting

83%

Library resources are satisfactory

91%

Feedback on work has been helpful

70%

Feedback on work has been prompt

77%

Staff are good at explaining things

93%

Received sufficient advice and support

73%

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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
5% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
72% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
11% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
388 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
88% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
3% 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 97% MED
Average graduate salary £18k MED
Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

6%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

11%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

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 95%
Student score 85% MED
Able to access IT resources

93%

Staff made the subject interesting

90%

Library resources are satisfactory

92%

Feedback on work has been helpful

82%

Feedback on work has been prompt

80%

Staff are good at explaining things

98%

Received sufficient advice and support

90%

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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
17% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
52% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
0% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
425 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
91% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
7% 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 97% MED
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Graduates who are childcare and related personal services

15%

Graduates who are business, finance and related associate professionals

11%

Graduates who are teaching and educational professionals

10%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Most graduates studying a Russian and East European course studied Russian, and with Russia playing an important part in world business and politics, graduates are in demand. This is an elite group – fewer than 200 UK graduates got degrees in this subject in 2012, but they usually command some of the highest salaries of all language graduates. London was by far the most likely place for Russian graduates to work in the UK and naturally, a reasonable proportion went overseas. Postgraduate study (usually in law or languages) is also quite common – this is a growing area for the UK.
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