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Legal Studies and Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen adds to your solid grounding in a major modern European language and culture with a closer look at the law, including European law and how it affects our lives today, and issues both topical and controversial. You’ll spend the third year of this 5-year degree studying in a Spanish-speaking country, and graduate with the language and legal skills to open up exciting career options including in European affairs and business.

Spanish & Latin American Studies at Aberdeen has an outstanding reputation, with the highest possible rating of ‘Excellent’ in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment.
Aberdeen is one of the most dynamic place to study the Spanish language and the cultural frameworks in countries where it is spoken. We’ll equip you with the skills to communicate in a global language, spoken by 350 million native Spanish speakers in 19 Latin American states, the Spanish Peninsula, and increasingly in the US. You’ll also study historical, anthropological, literary and cultural texts, films and visual culture of Spain and Latin American countries.

Our Law school has an outstanding reputation, ranked 12th in the UK out of more than 90 law schools, positioned in the top five for graduate prospects, and scores an impressive 95% for student satisfaction. You’ll add value to your studies in Spanish language and culture by exploring what law teaches us about a society, including looking at European and international law, and topical issues including human rights within the EU.

As an integral part of your 5-year programme you will spend the whole of year three taking your language and cultural skills to a very high level as a teaching assistant or visiting student in a Spanish-speaking country. Studying law develops important academic qualities including clear, careful and independent thinking, adding value to your language skills and extending your already-bright career opportunities in European business and organisations, NGOs, charities and international development, government service, marketing, and much more.

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University of Aberdeen

Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...


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University of Aberdeen

King’s College
AB24 3FX Aberdeen
Scotland, UK

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