B.Sc. On Campus

International Relations and Spanish (Hons)

Aston University

48 months
15950 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Whether you have A Level Spanish or are just a beginner, you can study International Relations and Spanish at Aston. Aston University's International Relations and Spanish (Hons) degree offer an up-to-date approach to becoming a highly competent Spanish speaker and a cultural expert on contemporary Spanish-speaking countries.


Crucially, Aston languages degrees aim to prepare you for working life in the 21st century at a time when the world of employment is being revolutionised by artificial intelligence and automation. In this context, they focus closely on helping you develop excellent intercultural understanding, the power of persuasion, empathy, and skills for deep-listening, problem solving and cross-systems thinking. They also offer a series of modules focused on routes into employment, not only in the language industries but right across professional life.

The value of a International Relations and Spanish (Hons) degree is all the greater when combined with a discipline like international relations. Aston University’s International Relations and Spanish degree course offers something quite different. The course takes an applied approach to the teaching of international relations and Spanish through the integrated placement year and professionally relevant modules, focusing on topics of contemporary social and political interest.

Career prospects

Our international relations and modern languages graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers, with former Aston students now working at companies such as Bloomberg LP, Deutsche Bank and Apple, as well as for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and in schools, colleges and universities across the UK and overseas.

Recent graduates have gone on to work in roles including Analyst, EFL Teacher, International Sales Coordinator, HR Coordinator, Languages Teacher, Operations Support Analyst, Senior Project Manager and Translator.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Concepts and Methods of International Relations
  • The European Union
  • Spanish Language Skills 
  • Language and Communication
  • The Making of the Modern World
  • What's Trending (Current Affairs in Politics and International Relations)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BBC (standard offer)
  • BCC (with EPQ or Core Maths minimum grade B)
  • CCC (contextual offer*)
  • This course is available at beginners level (ab initio), therefore students do not need to have an A Level in Spanish. Students with an A Level in Spanish will be able to study the advanced version of this course.
  • 29 points overall with grades 5, 5, 4 in 3 higher level subjects.
  • Standard level Maths and English grade 5 required in lieu of GCSE English and Maths grade C/4.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15950 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • UK students During placement year: £ 1,250
  • International/EU students During placement year:£2,500

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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