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European Studies (Spanish pathway) with a year abroad BA

UCAS code: RR84

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

With this European Studies (Spanish Pathway) BA, you’ll learn about the politics and history of Spain while developing the language skills to really understand the nuance of this subject. You’ll spend a year studying abroad, where you’ll be taught and assessed in Spanish, and graduate as a Spanish speaker and an expert in European Studies.

Key benefits

  • Become a Spanish speaker even if you haven’t got any language experience, thanks to the ab-initio pathway
  • Choose your curriculum and specialise in particular fields, such as Spanish politics, government and national identity.
  • Spend a year studying in Spain to develop your understanding of the country further.
  • Learn from a research-active, multi-national team of academics.
  • Enjoy extracurricular activities such as guest lectures or the student-organised annual ‘European Week’, where you’ll debate contemporary political issues.
  • Benefit from the department’s unrivalled range of contacts with cultural institutes, libraries, international firms and government agencies.
  • Develop analytical and presentational skills valued by employers, opening up career opportunities in politics, diplomacy, administration, business and journalism.
Christina Anagnostopoulos

I knew I wanted to study in central London, because of the cultural, political and international hub the city is. King’s is one of London’s best universities. I remember visiting various universities in my final year of high school, and King’s left me with the best impression by far – a combination of it’s history, amenities, prestige, academic options and vibe all appealed to me. King’s was also one of very few universities of such a high level to offer European studies, a course that appealed to my interests and my identity.

Christina Anagnostopoulos, Alumna, European Studies- Spanish pathway, 2015

Employability

As a European Studies (Spanish Pathway) BA graduate as a Spanish speaker, which means you’ll be able to live and work in Spain – or in any role that requires Spanish-speaking skills.

This degree will also equip you with the analytical and presentational skills that employers value, which you can apply to a number of roles.

Previous European Studies BA graduates have taken roles in the Foreign Office, with lobbying firms at the European Commission, in public and private agencies and think tanks, and with leading financial institutions. Some have worked as far afield as Bosnia and Japan.

Recent European Studies (Spanish Pathway) BA graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Trade Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development
  • Analyst, Cristal Immobilier
  • Communications Consultant, Kreab Gavin Anderson
  • Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art (New York)
  • Sugar trader, Abercore Limited
  • European strategy advisory firm, Victanis
  • Journalism/Writing Intern, New York Times
  • Master’s in Management, ESSEC Business School

Employability

As a European Studies (Spanish Pathway) BA graduate as a Spanish speaker, which means you’ll be able to live and work in Spain – or in any role that requires Spanish-speaking skills.

This degree will also equip you with the analytical and presentational skills that employers value, which you can apply to a number of roles.

Previous European Studies BA graduates have taken roles in the Foreign Office, with lobbying firms at the European Commission, in public and private agencies and think tanks, and with leading financial institutions. Some have worked as far afield as Bosnia and Japan.

Recent European Studies (Spanish Pathway) BA graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Trade Policy Analyst, Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development
  • Analyst, Cristal Immobilier
  • Communications Consultant, Kreab Gavin Anderson
  • Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art (New York)
  • Sugar trader, Abercore Limited
  • European strategy advisory firm, Victanis
  • Journalism/Writing Intern, New York Times
  • Master’s in Management, ESSEC Business School

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Four years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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