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Hispanic and Latin American Studies PhD

Hispanic and Latin American Studies PhD

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Full time | University Park Campus | 36 months | SEP

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Full time


36 months

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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Latin American Spanish Hispanic Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Research overview

Could your dedication to Hispanic language and history influence the way their culture is recognised today? Follow your intercultural research interests to a deeper level in a department ranked 6th nationally in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.

We offer PhD supervision in a wide range of disciplines within the area of Hispanic and Latin American Studies. Our specialisms include (but are not limited to):

  • Literature and culture in Spain and Spanish America from the 16th century to the present day
  • History of Latin America (especially Cuba)
  • Intellectual history of Spain and Latin America
  • Visual culture of Spain and Spanish America (cinema and painting)

  • Careers

  • 75% of postgraduates from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures secured graduate level employment or further study within 15 months of graduation. The average annual salary for these graduates was £27,500.

    HESA Graduate Outcomes 2019/20 data published in 2022. The Graduate Outcomes % is derived using The Guardian University Guide methodology. The average annual salary is based on data from graduates who completed a full-time postgraduate degree with home fee status and are working full-time within the UK.

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Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. For PhD-level study, we would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject.

University information

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering institution with a long and distinguished heritage in education. It is a research-intensive university, and a superb place to study for a postgraduate qualification. It offers excellent teaching and learning facilities and a wide network of professional partnership organisations offering plenty of career opportunities. Taught and research courses are available in a wide range of subject areas and...more

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