King's College London

Course Introduction

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.

Course 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.

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
  • European Baccalaureate 80%
  • International Baccalaureate 35
  • SQA Higher AAABB
  • SQA Advanced Higher AB
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma

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73% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 69%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 71%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 49%

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

95% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 40
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

15% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 45%

Total Coursework: 44%

Total Practical: 11%

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

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