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returned by Alison Ferrier 17-10-13 updated again - 4.11.13


See also Modern Languages page 132 Degrees all available With or Without Integrated Year Abroad

Degree Options

MA (Single Honours Degree) Spanish

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Arabic Art History Classics Comparative

Geography German Greek (Ancient) International

Mediaeval History Middle East Studies Modern HistoryT Philosophy Russian Scottish History Social AnthropologyT Theological Studies

Literature Economics English Film Studies

Relations Italian Latin Management

MA (Joint Honours Degrees) Spanish and one of:

MA (Honours Degrees) in


Timetable clash exists and this combination is subject to the agreement of the Chair of the Department or Head of School concerned.

Spanish and two of French, German, Italian, Persian Russian Spanish and (one of French, German, Italian, Russian) and Comparative Literature Modern Languages (Spanish and [one of French, GermanBG, I t a l i a n , P e r s i a n , R u s s i a n R E ] ) a n d o n e o f A n c i e n t H i s t o r y R EnglishE, International Relations, LatinB, Management Modern Languages (Spanish and [one of French, Italian, Persian, Russian]) and Classical Studies Modern Languages (Spanish and [one of French, GermanG, Italian]) and Greek (Ancient)G Mediaeval Studies , GT






Timetable clash exists and this combination is subject to the agreement of the Chair of the Department or Head of School concerned. Combinations including German and Latin are only available to beginners in German. Combinations including German and Greek or Management are only available to non-beginners in German. Where rst-level Russian modules clash with EN1003 and/or EN1004 then CO1001 and/or CO1002 should be taken instead. This combination is only available to non-beginners in Russian due to a timetable clash.

MA “With” Degrees Honours in which the majority of the course deals with the

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Economics with Spanish Geography with Spanish

Mathematics with Spanish Spanish with Geography

Entrance Requirements (see also pages 152 - 189) The likely grades currently required are shown below. (For Joint Honours degrees the subject with the higher entrance requirements determines the likely grades.)

SQA Highers: AAAB GCE A-Levels: AAB

With an A in the language(s) to be studied, unless the applicant plans to study the language(s) at beginners’ level. International Baccalaureate Points: 35 (and 6 in the

relevant language(s)

Further country-specic qualications: www.st-andrews.ac.uk/admissions/admissionsmap

Do I need previous knowledge of this subject? – No

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Subject Enquiries

Dr Henriette Partzsch E: spanishhod@st-andrews.ac.uk


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    Degree programmes that engage with the language, culture and history of over 21 countries.

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      A wide range of topics, from the early modern period to the twenty-rst century.

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      A lively and communicative approach to language teaching.

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      A team of high-prole, skilled and research-active academics, with specialised language teachers.

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      An active Spanish Language Film culture, screening every Wednesday afternoon.

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      A friendly and dynamic learning environment with an active Student Hispanic Society.

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      Spanish was ranked top in Scotland and fourth in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2014 (Iberian Languages).

Facilities and resources The School has a Multimedia Centre with the latest electronic technology to enhance the learning and practice of oral and aural skills.

What will I study?

Spanish at St Andrews is taught as a world language and oers a broad and diversied experience in a structured degree programme. Together with the many transferable skills acquired the degree will open many professional doors not limited to the Hispanic world. The primary objective of all our courses is knowledge and precise usage of the language, as well as to develop intellectual and cultural competence and to acquire communicative skills which will be valuable in any career. You will also gain the ability to analyse and discuss critically, to present a reasoned argument, to write accurately with correct spelling, punctuation and grammar in both Spanish and English, and to use Information Technology.

Spanish itself is studied in many contexts, including journalism, history, commerce and entertainment, in addition to the rich and interesting forms it takes in literature and cinema. Language is, after all, a social and historical phenomenon and literature is a sensitive and imaginative record of how meaning has been communicated throughout Spanish-speaking communities, both past and present. Our studies aim to explore the great continuities and shifts within Spanish and Spanish American culture, from its early beginnings to the Spain and Latin America of today.

First Year (2 x 20-credit modules required)

Students with no previous knowledge of the language We oer an intensive study of the language together with the study of two carefully chosen texts and one lm. You are

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