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Brazilian Studies Research

King's College London

24 months
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21870 GBP/year
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About

The Brazil Institute at King's College London offers supervision for PhD Brazilian Studies Research degrees relating to Brazil and draws on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College. Supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College. 

Overview

Current number of academic staff: 4 (plus a visiting professor and associates in a number of other departments).

Current number of research students: 21.

Key facts:

Recent publications of Brazilian Studies Research at King's College London:

  • The effects of participatory budgeting on municipal expenditures and infant mortality in Brazil
  • Sugar and modernity in Latin America
  • The embodied state: governmentality in a Brazilian favela
  • Ditadura e Repressão [Dictatorship and Repression]
  • Brazil’s Truth Commission: progress or perdition?

Current research projects:

  • Representations of violence in Brazilian literature
  • The geographies of religion and their connection to governance and globalization
  • Relations between Britain and Brazil: from independence to the present day
  • Border conflicts between Ceará and Piauí
  • Patrimonialism and the Brazilian state

Partner organisations:

  • The Institute is closely involved in the College’s key partnership with the University of São Paulo, as well as a number of other institutional and departmental partnerships in Brazil, with the possibility of research exchanges for postgraduate students. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The King’s Brazil Institute offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of Brazil. The Institute is able to draw on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College, and supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College. Staff research interests include the following:

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Masters degree is usually required. 
  • In exceptional circumstances only, an undergraduate degree with 1st Class or high 2:1 honours degree will be considered.

Tuition Fee

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    21870 GBP/year
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  • National

    5820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5820 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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