Hispanic Studies (PhD/MPhil), Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12500
    Tuition (Year)
    12500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in Hispanic, Catalan or Galician Studies, Bangor University (three years full-time; six years part-time).

About

The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library.

There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Completed PhD theses

PhD dissertations in Hispanic Studies successfully completed in the School of Modern Languages include:

  • 2012. David Miranda-Barreiro: ‘Discovering the Big Other: Nation and Otherness in the Spanish New York Narratives’ (Awarded the First Publication Prize by the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland and the Spanish Embassy).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average duration 72 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Our academic staff in Hispanic Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on a wide variety of topics, a selection of which are listed below:

  • The Spanish Nineteenth Century
  • 20th- and 21st-century peninsular literature
  • Gender approaches to Hispanic cultures
  • Galician Studies
  • Catalan Studies (with particular expertise in visual cultures, film and performing arts)
  • Nations and Nationalisms in Spain
  • Hispanic Cinema
  • Comics in Hispanic cultures
  • Travel Writing in Hispanic Contexts

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A good honours degree with the ability to pursue research in a chosen field.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12500 International
  • GBP 12500 National

Funding

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