401–500 th
World University Rankings 2021
51-75 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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Spanish/International Politics - Aberystwyth University

In choosing to study for a degree in International Politics and Spanish at Aberystwyth University you will be a part of an energetic and lively community in one of the best departments of its kind in the UK, graded ‘’excellent’’ for its quality of teaching. Simply put, the degree in International Politics and Spanish (LRF4) explores who gets what on a global scale, how they get it, and why. You will discuss power and justice as well as conflict and co-operation. International Politics is fundamentally an interdisciplinary subject that draws on several subjects, including European Languages, Spanish, Politics, History, Philosophy, Law, Geography, and Sociology making our graduates highly employable. This degree is available to beginners and advanced students. Beginners will follow an intensive course in the first year. There is a wide range of expertise available within the Department of Modern Languages and this is reflected in the module choices we offer. Students could choose modules on linguistics (both modern and historical); European Culture, Film and Literature; European Linguistics; Language of Business and Current Affairs. All students on this course will spend their third year living independently in a Spanish speaking country. You could choose to study at University, work as a language assistant or other forms of work placements. The Department of International Politics offers you the opportunity to explore modules which include Global challenges, Politics in the 21st Century, War, Strategy and Intelligence, Capitalism, Intelligence and International Security to name a few. As a student in the Department of International Politics, you will study in the world's first department of international politics that was founded after the First World War to help the world understand the world. During the first year, you will receive a comprehensive introduction to French studies and related research skills, in tutorial form. The Department of International Politics provides many opportunities for extracurricular activities during the duration of the course. A highlight of the course for many students is the renowned Crisis Games which is a three-day role-playing exercise in political, economic and diplomatic manoeuvre, developing negotiation and communication, critical thinking teamwork and problem-solving skills. Modern Languages graduates are statistically among the most employable graduates. Our purposeful teaching ensures that you will have a smooth transition from campus to career.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time with time abroad
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site (Aberystwyth),AberystwythUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,000
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,000
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,000
  • Wales Year 1 £9,000