Universidad Complutense de Madrid
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Other names: Complutense University of Madrid.
First degree/qualification: Licenciado (5-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 7.0/10.0 average.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 5 year Licenciado.
Documents required: Official transcript; official certification of degree or title (título) and date awarded. All documents in Spanish and English.
Description: A State school instituted in the 16th century. One of Spain's old and respected universities. The usual admission requirements were: an entrance examination and completion of the Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente (BUP) program and Curso de Orientación Universitaria - university orientation course (COU) (12 years of education). In 1998 and 2001 respectively the BUP and COU were phased out. Currently the bachillerato (12 years of education) and an entrance examination (prueba de acceso a la universidad) are the admission requirements.
|10||Matricula de honor (MH) - Excellent|
|9||Sobresaliente - Very good|
|7-8||Notable - Good|
|5-6||Aprobado - Satisfactory|
|0.0||Suspenso - Fail|
Course grades reported yearly. Because of severity of grading, we use conversion scale shown. The MH is awarded only to the top 2-3 in the class.
Language of instruction: Spanish.
Grado de licenciado: Awarded after licenciado; requires a thesis.
Doctorate: 3-4 years; by thesis.
Last updated: Aug 02, 2005