King's College London

Course Introduction

A major/ minor Hispanic Studies and Film degree in the heart of London. The department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies is active in all fields of Spanish language, literature and cultural history. Film Studies aims to provide conceptual tools for understanding critically how society is mediated by cinematic and electronic images.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Spanish language I; introduction to film studies (forms); introduction to film studies (contexts); culture and society in imperial Spain; Latin American visual arts, 19th and 20th century. Year 2 examples: After Franco (films and texts of the transition); Goya and the dream of reason; perceptions of modernity, Spanish America 1800'1920; Asian popular cinemas; cinema and spectatorship. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Real and ideal in early modern Spanish literature; writing women in medieval and early modern Spain; dissertation; American underground cinema or American independent cinema; fathers in film.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000 ???home???

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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87% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 93%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 69%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 78%

£20,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 30
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 10
Unknown 10

21% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 31%

Total Coursework: 53%

Total Practical: 16%

£5,980 - £6,740
Typical cost of university accommodation

£4,800 - £6,400
Typical cost of private accommodation