The MA Honours Spanish and Politics degree programme at Edinburgh is designed to develop the student’s interest in, and complex knowledge and understanding of the target country or countries, including their language, history, culture and social issues. Students will gain knowledge of the main of a range of political systems, institutions, processes and ideas.
Furthermore, they will develop key generic skills in critical thinking, conceptual analysis, research, and written and oral articulation of information and argument.
The programme offers society the resource of intellectually trained individuals capable of acting as conduits of knowledge and understanding between British and non-British cultures, as well as using the acquired knowledge to contribute to the wealth creation of Britain and other nations. Graduates enter employment in many different fields, including the Civil Service, industry, commerce and education.