King's College London

Course Introduction

The Major/minor degree in London is split between Hispanic Studies and English studies. The Department of Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies is active in all fields of Hispanic language, literature and cultural history. The English Department prides itself on the range and diversity of the modules it offers

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Medieval Spain (from frontier to empire); introduction to modern Spanish culture I; introduction to modern Spanish culture II; language in time; classical and biblical contexts of English literature; introducing literary theories. Year 2 examples: Goya and the dream of reason; perceptions of modernity, Spanish America 1800'1920; a mad world, my masters (performing culture in Jacobean London); Australian literature and film; creative writing (the novel). Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Writing women in medieval and early modern Spain; dissertation; ancient lyric and poetry; autobiography and modern self'representation; Beowulf (heroes and other monsters).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • SQA Higher
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • GCE AS-level
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • Course specific
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Key Course Information

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77% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 68%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 70%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 56%

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

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 20
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 10

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 38%

Total Coursework: 49%

Total Practical: 12%

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

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