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Iberian and Latin American Studies MPhil

Iberian and Latin American Studies MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Spain Studies Latin America: Studies Hispanic Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

As people involved in research, our prime concern is with producing top-quality work that in different ways questions the boundaries of the disciplines we work in and seeks to bring new materials, theories and methods into them.

The research programme in Iberian and Latin American studies is both exciting and innovative. The expertise of staff ranges across the field - from Golden Age art to Luso-Brazilian imperial history and culture and the colonial literatures and cultures of Spanish America; from contemporary Spanish and Portuguese cinema and urban studies to Latin American literature, poetry, cinema and museum studies - and the research published by both staff and students is also ground-breaking.

An MPhil is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered on an MPhil and you upgrade to a PhD after satisfactory progress in the first year or two, and after an interview. You need to find a suitable academic supervisor at Birkbeck, who can offer the requisite expertise to guide and support you through your research.

Different course options

Full time | Birkbeck, University of London | 1 year | APR-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

APR-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Full-time home/EU students: £4327 pa. The tuition fee indicated here is for 2019/20. The tuition fee for 2020/21 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Full-time international students: £12625 pa. The tuition fee indicated here is for 2019/20. The tuition fee for 2020/21 is subject to an inflationary increase.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A good degree with Spanish or Portuguese as a main component. Graduates in other subjects may be asked to take a qualifying examination. You will also need to submit a 2000-word research proposal prior to consideration for interview.

University information

With a history that dates back 200 years, Birkbeck, University of London is unique in that it delivers its near-300 postgraduate courses in the evenings, enabling students to work or focus on other commitments during the day. Courses can be studied full-time or part-time and some can be studied through distance learning. Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research universities and provides its 700 postgraduate research student with a...more

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