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Romance Languages and Literatures with Emphasis in Spanish

University of California, Berkeley

72 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

Romance Languages and Literatures with Emphasis in Spanish from University of California, Berkeley should not be confused with the Hispanic Languages and Literatures (HLL) Ph.D. program. Students should not apply to this program unless they are committed to extensive training in French and Italian in addition to Spanish or Portuguese as part of their degree.  

Overview

At Romance Languages and Literatures with Emphasis in Spanish from University of California, Berkeley students should become thoroughly acquainted with both degree programs (HLL and RLL) and determine which program best reflects their objectives. Any questions concerning the two degree programs should be directed to the staff Graduate Adviser before applying.

The Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) is a doctorate in three Romance languages and literatures taught in the Departments of French, Italian Studies, and Spanish and Portuguese, prepared with emphasis in one of the three. Students may opt for either a literature track or a linguistic track

Students at Romance Languages and Literatures with Emphasis in Spanish from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • take a multilingual approach to language and literature.
  • combine literary and linguistic study.
  • take jobs in Romance language departments, single language departments, or linguistics departments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature
  • Linguistics 
  • Linguistic History of Romance Languages 
  • Comparative Studies in Romance Literatures and Culture

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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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

  • GRE (general test)
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation. 
  • Transcripts 
  • Writing Sample
  • Graduate Student Instructor Application 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Application Fee
  • Personal Statement

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 72 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 72 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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