German and Spanish with a year abroad

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BA

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Full Time

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

AustraliaAustralia
Tertiary Entrance Ranking
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See entry requirements for Australia
AustriaAustria
Reifezeugnis (Matura)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Austria
BelgiumBelgium
Certificat D
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Belgium
BrazilBrazil
Brazil
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Brazil
BulgariaBulgaria
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Bulgaria
CanadaCanada
Secondary School Certificate/Diploma
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Canada .
ChileChile
Chile
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
ChinaChina
Entry Requirements
See our International Entry Requirements for guidance on qualifications from China
CyprusCyprus
Apolytirion
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
Czech RepublicCzech Republic
Maturita
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.

DenmarkDenmark
Studentereksamen or Hjere Forberedelseseksamen
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Denmark

EstoniaEstonia
Gmnaasiumi lputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office

FinlandFinland
Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen (National Matriculation)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Finland
FranceFrance
Baccalaureat (including the option internationale baccalaureat)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from France
GermanyGermany
Abitur
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Germany

GhanaGhana
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.

GreeceGreece
Apolytirion
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Greece

Hong KongHong Kong
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with the HKDSE

HungaryHungary
Erettsegi
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Hungary

IndiaIndia
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from India
IranIran
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
IrelandIreland
Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher level unless otherwise stated)

German ab initio pathway; Six subjects at Higher Level with grades of A1 A2 A2 A2 B1 B1 including Spanish at minimum grade B1.
Alternatively, if you meet the IB total point score and HL grades, but do not have HL study ofSpanish,  the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that German required as a Higher Level at Grade B.

ItalyItaly
Esame di Stato
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Italy
JapanJapan
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
LatviaLatvia
Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
LithuaniaLithuania
Brandos Atestatas (Maturity Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
LuxembourgLuxembourg
Diplome de Fin D
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
MalaysiaMalaysia
Malaysia
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Malaysia
MaltaMalta
Matriculation Certificate - Advanced level
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
MexicoMexico
Mexico
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
MoldovaMoldova
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
NetherlandsNetherlands
Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from the Netherlands
New ZealandNew Zealand
National Certificate of Educational Achievement Level 3 (NCEA)
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
NigeriaNigeria
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Nigeria
NorwayNorway
Vitnemal-videregaende opplaering (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
PakistanPakistan
High School Certificate (HSSC)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
PolandPoland
Matura
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Poland
PortugalPortugal
Diploma de Ensino Secundário
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Portugal
RomaniaRomania
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
RussiaRussia
Attest o (Polnom) Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Russia
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia
School Leaving Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SingaporeSingapore
Singapore A Level
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Singapore
SlovakiaSlovakia
Vysvedcenie Maturitnej Skuska/Maturita
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SloveniaSlovenia
Maturitetno Spricevalo (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
South AfricaSouth Africa
South African Senior Certificate/National Senior Certificate with Matriculation endorsement
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SpainSpain
Titulo de Bachiller
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants with qualifications from Spain
SwedenSweden
Fullständigt Slutbetyg (School Leaving Certificate)
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
SwitzerlandSwitzerland
Federal Maturity Certificate
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
TurkeyTurkey
Lise Diplomasi (High School Diploma)
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants) 
German 
(except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)
Preferred subjects
A language or English.
General Studies and Critical Thinking - College policy
Please note that AS/A level General Studies and Critical Thinking are not accepted by King's as one of your A or AS levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer
A levels

German ab initio pathway: AAB including Spanish at minimum grade A. Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that German required at Grade B.

Access to HE Diploma

German ab initio pathway: Access to Humanities (or similar) Diploma with 45 Level 3 credits: 33 must be from units awarded at Distinction, with the remaining Level 3 credits at Merit. 

In addition applicants must either offer an academic qualification equivalent to A-Level Spanish at Grade B. Alternatively, if you meet the Access to HE grade grade requirements, but do not have academic study of  Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that applicants will also need to have studied A Level German at Grade B (or equivalent)

Cambridge Pre-U
German ab initio pathway: Three Pre-U Principal subjects at D3 D3 M2 including Spanish. Alternatively, if you meet these grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.
Combinations of Pre-U principal subjects and other qualifications (such as A-levels) considered

Standard pathway: As above, but note that German required as a Principal Subject at Grade M2.

 

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (QCF from 2010)

German ab initio pathway: BTEC Level 3 Diploma - with DDD -  is likely only to be considered when offered in combination with an A-level grade A in Spanish. If you meet the grade requirements but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that applicants will also need to have studied A Level German at Grade B (or equivalent).

BTEC Level 3 Diploma (QCF from 2010)
German ab initio pathway: BTEC Level 3  Diploma - with Distinctions - is likely only to be considered when offered in combination with two A-levels at grade AB including grade A in Spanish.

Alternatively, if you meet the grade requirements but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that applicants will also need to have studied A Level German at Grade B (or equivalent).

BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (QCF from 2010)

German ab initio pathway: BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma - with Distinction - is likely only to be considered when offered in combination with two A-levels at grade AB including grade A in Spanish.

Alternatively, if you meet the grade requirements but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that applicants will also need to have studied A Level German at Grade B (or equivalent).

Scottish Highers & Advanced Highers

German ab initio pathway: AB in Advanced Highers including Spanish, in addition to AAAAB in 5 Highers. Alternatively, if you meet the Advanced Highers and Highers grade requirements, but do not have academic study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that German required at Grade B.

International Baccalaureate
German ab initio pathway: Pass the IB Diploma with a total of at least 35 points, with three Higher Level subjects at 665 including Spanish. Note the total point score of 35 includes TOK/EE.
Alternatively, if you meet the IB total point score and HL grades, but  do not have HL study of Spanish, the Diploma de Español (Nivel Superior - C2) may be accepted as evidence of proficiency in Spanish, if taken through the Instituto Cervantes.

Standard pathway: As above, but note that German required as a HL at grade 6.

European Baccalaureate
See our International Entry requirements page for further details and contact information for the Admissions Office.
USAUSA
Advanced Placements/SAT-R and SAT/ACT
Compulsory subjects
Spanish (required of all applicants)
German (except for candidates for the ab initio German pathway)

Preferred subjects
A language or English

See our Entry Requirements for applicants  from the USA and/or Advanced Placement qualifications. 
 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

For EU/international students (where eligible) there is additional country-specific information within our international students section

Aptitude testing
No test required
Year of entry 2015
Lecture theatre