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Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

University College London (UCL)

36 months
Duration
22900 GBP/year
5690 GBP/year
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About

The Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD programme from University College London (UCL) offers a tightly structured doctoral degree programme in a variety of research fields ranging from Golden Age literature and history to the contemporary Spanish novel, from Brazilian literature to Spanish American film. 

Overview

Recent graduates from the Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD programme from University College London (UCL) have gone on to work as lecturers or as assistant professors or working in cognate fields such as the publishing industry.

Academic research may be pursued in Golden Age literature and history, Anglo-Spanish political relations, the history of the Portuguese Empire, the novel of the restoration period in Spain, Brazilian literature, Peruvian poetry, Spanish film, Latin American film, travel writing, translation studies and latino studies.

Careers

Recent graduates have used their knowledge to work in the fields of research, curatorship, the BBC, the BFI, advertising and the film industry.

Employability

Students acquire a wide range of skills ranging from empirical research (manuscript and book based as well as online documents), advanced oral presentations and writing skills, data management, resource management and project management, advanced networking skills, intellectual independence and resourcefulness, all of which prepare our candidates effectively for their future careers.

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Early Modern Spanish and Latin American literature, history and culture, including the Golden Age comedia
  • Anglo-Spanish literary and political relations 1500–1640, especially translation
  • 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature
  • The novel of the restoration period in Spain
  • Contemporary Spanish fiction/translation
  • Spanish film
  • 19th- and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America
  • 19th- and 20th-century Spanish-American literature
  • Spanish American essay writers
  • Latin American film and documentary
  • Latino studies
  • Migration, mobility and space
  • The history of the Portuguese Empire
  • Brazilian literature
  • Posthumanism in Latin American film, literature and art
  • Comparative American literature and culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American Studies or a cognate area, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5690 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5690 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part-time tuition fee:

  • UK: £2,845/year
  • Overseas: £11,530/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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