King's College London

Course Introduction

Study Hispanic culture and the Spanish language on a degree in the heart of London. Our department is active in all fields of Hispanic language, literature and cultural history. Our particular strengths are in medieval and early modern studies, modern literature and culture, and the modern Spanish language.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Spanish language I; culture and society in imperial Spain; Latin American visual arts, 19th and 20th century; introduction to Spanish American narrative; Spain in the 19th century. Year 2 examples: Spanish language II; Catalan language and culture; the Spanish civil war; the lyrics of love and hate; nationalism in Spain. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4 examples: Spanish language IV; religion, politics and violence in modern Spain; advanced topics in applied linguistics; myth and archive (19th and 20th century rewritings on colonial Latin America).

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

Qualifications required:

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

Key Course Information

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68% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 64%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 68%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 64%

£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: 34%

Total Coursework: 37%

Total Practical: 30%

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

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