Ph.D. On Campus

Latin American Studies

University of Cambridge

36 months
21189 GBP/year
7857 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Centre of Latin American Studies from The University of Cambridge, offers a full-time PhD Latin American Studies programme.


The Centre of Latin American Studies from University of Cambridge, currently accepts PhD students in all fields. Supervisors from other Faculties or Departments may be willing to take on PhD students who apply via CLAS; alternatively they may encourage them to apply via their home Department. Applicants are advised to check this with their prospective supervisor before submitting an application. 


The students from the Latin American Studies programme, form a lively academic and social community, playing a full part in the Centre's activities, meeting regularly to present their latest research to each other and organizing seminars and conferences with the Centre's support. 

Programme Structure


  • Thesis
  • Placements
Research / Fieldwork in Latin America is encouraged, but not compulsory.
  • Feedback
Students can expect to receive an online feedback report each term.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First Academic Reference 
  • Second Academic Reference
  • Transcript 
  • Evidence of Competence in English If English is not your first language
  • Research Proposal
  • Sample of Work
  • Personal Reference 
  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Distinction)
  • If your degree is not from the UK, please check International Qualifications to find the equivalent in your country
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      21189 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 21189 GBP per year during 36 months.
    • EU/EEA

      7857 GBP/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 7857 GBP per year during 36 months.

    Living costs for Cambridge

    846 - 1465 GBP /month
    Living costs

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


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