University College London
Czech and Spanish BA (Hons)
University College London

Key Course Facts

Course Description

The four-year BA Czech and Spanish is a joint honours programme split equally between your two languages. You will take modules not only in language (speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation) but also in cultural topics including literature, history, film, linguistics, politics and other relevant field designed to complement your language learning. With a wide variety of modules on offer, you will be able to tailor your modern languages degree to your areas of interest. You will spend a Year Abroad in the third year, split between two countries where your languages are spoken. Studying Spanish at UCL as part of the Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Department combines the study of Spanish language and its varieties, with modules in the literature, film, history and cultures of Spain and Latin America, from the early modern period to the present day. For the Year Abroad we have links with leading universities in Spain and Latin America.

Czech is a Slavonic language, largely mutually comprehensible with Slovak and spoken by approximately 11 million native speakers. Studying Czech at SSEES (UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies) provides an excellent opportunity to gain excellent language skills, in small class sizes and a profound knowledge of Czech literature, history and culture that will prepare you for a wide variety of careers in Europe.

UCL Is ranked 3rd in the UK for Modern Languages in the 2018 QS World Rankings and offers outstanding opportunities to language students and graduates.

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews for 46 graduates of Czech and Spanish BA (Hons) at University College London for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in Czech Language.

Overall student satisfaction
76 /100
46 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates of Czech and Spanish BA (Hons) at University College London

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of Czech and Spanish BA (Hons) at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £26000 £26500 £33000
25-75 percentile range £22000 - £32000 £22500 - £34500 £25000 - £45000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Czech Language

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23851 £24463 £27833
25-75 percentile range £20232 - £27518 £18156 - £31604 £20371 - £37348

What You Will Learn

Programme content: As a student of Czech and Spanish, BA (Hons) you will study the following course modules.

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Czech and Spanish BA (Hons) at University College London

15% Finance Professionals
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Customer service occupations
10% Media Professionals
10% Protective service occupations
10% Information Technology Professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
5% Other Educational Professionals
5% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
5% Artistic, literary and media occupations

Entry Requirements / Admissions

Minimum Required UCAS Tariff

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Qualification requirements

Spanish required at grade A. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

Pass in Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, all from Level 3 units. Please note, where subject specific requirements are stipulated at A level we may review your Access to HE syllabus to ensure you meet the subject specific requirements prior to a final decision being communicated.

A,A,B at Advanced Highers (or A,A at Advanced Higher and B,B,B at Higher). Spanish grade A required at Advanced Higher.

A total of 17 points in three higher level subjects including Spanish grade 6, with no score lower than 5. Contextual Offers: please visit the course webpage for further details about our Access UCL scheme.

Successful completion of the WBQ Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate plus 2 GCE A-Levels at grades AAB. Spanish grade A is required.

D3,D3,M1 in three Cambridge Pre-U Principal Subjects. Spanish D3 required.

English Language at grade B or 6, plus Mathematics at grade C or 5.

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All other courses
    • 6.5
    • Graduate Degrees
    • 6.5
    • Undergraduate Degrees
    • 5.5
    • UPSCE
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Costs

Tuition Fees Czech and Spanish BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
Channel Islands £9250 year 1
Ireland £9250 year 1
EU £23300 year 1
International £23300 year 1

Additional fee information

For information about tuition fees please visit or dedicated webpage for more details: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/undergraduate/fees-and-funding. The fees indicated above are for undergraduate entry in the 2021/22 academic year. Fees will be higher for those commencing study in the academic year 2022/23 or later. UCL reserves the right to increase its UK fees in line with the government policy including on and annual basis for each year of study during a programme. Overseas fees are fixed at the rate of entry, so the published fees will be charged to 2021/22 entrants for each year of study on the programme.

Average student cost of living in London

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2024

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of University College London in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University College London in related subject specific rankings.

Languages & Literature

    • #8 
    • #9 
    Modern Languages & Linguistics
    The Guardian UK University League Tables by Subject
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About University College London

University College London, otherwise known as UCL, is a government funded research university based in metropolitan London, England. It’s a university that puts emphasis on investigative research and the teaching of critical thinking skills for its alumni. The university has its main campus in the Bloomsbury area of the populous London Borough of Camden, in Central London, where students can enjoy its large parks and open spaces in their free time.

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