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Spanish and Latin American Studies and Theology and Religious Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
University rank #178 (WUR) Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Spanish and Latin American Studies and Theology and Religious Studies at University of Aberdeen adds to your highly-developed language and cultural skills in a major European language with a fascinating exploration of the origin, function, and meaning of religion. 
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Overview

You will study and compare the major religions across the world, with special focus on Christian faith in historic and contemporary contexts .Spanish and Latin American Studies and Theology and Religious Studies at University of Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment.

Aberdeen is one of the most dynamic place to study the Spanish language and the cultural frameworks in countries where it is spoken. We will equip you with the skills to communicate in a global language, spoken by 350 million native Spanish speakers in 19 Latin American states, the Spanish Peninsula and increasingly in the US.

You will also study historical, anthropological, literary and cultural texts, films and visual culture of Spain and Latin American countries.

In Theology & Religious Studies, you will gain a sound understanding of the major religious traditions of the world, including their historical development and contemporary importance, with a special focus on Christian faith, life and doctrine in its historical, institutional and contemporary context.

You will study biblical languages, the history of the church in the west, the Reformation in Scotland, the role of religion in ethical and political debates and religious aspects of disability.

As an integral part of your 5-year programme, you will spend the whole of year three taking your language and cultural skills to a very high level as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a Spanish-speaking country.

As a graduate, you will be highly employable in a wide range of roles including church ministry and administration, media and journalism, public service, charities, NGO and international affairs, business, publishing and education.

Careers

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    600 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Academic Writing for Divinity, History & Philosophy 
  • Professional Skills Part 1Spanish and Latin American Studies and Theology and Religious Studies at University of Aberdeen 

Optional Courses:

  • Spain: a Cultural History 
  • Latin America: A Cultural History 
  • Spanish Language 1  
  • Spanish Language 2  
  • Spanish Language 3 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    54

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

Qualifications

The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen.

  • SQA Highers - AABB
  • A Levels - BBB
  • IB - 32 points, including 5,5,5 at HL
  • ILC - AAABB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17200 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RUK Students fee - £9,250

Living costs for Aberdeen

  • 729 - 1070 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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