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Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil

Key information
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Qualification type

MPhil - Master of Philosophy

Subject areas

Latin America: Studies Spain Studies Europe (Specific Countries) Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil offers a tightly structured doctoral degree programme in a variety of research fields ranging from Golden Age literature and history to the contemporary Spanish novel, from Brazilian literature to Spanish American film. Recent graduates from the programme have gone on to work as lecturers or as assistant professors or working in cognate fields such as the publishing industry. Academic research may be pursued in Golden Age literature and history, Anglo-Spanish political relations, the history of the Portuguese Empire, the novel of the restoration period in Spain, Brazilian literature, Peruvian poetry, Spanish film, Latin American film, travel writing, translation studies and latino studies.

Research areas: Early Modern Spanish and Latin American literature, history and culture, including the Golden Age comedia; Anglo-Spanish literary and political relations 1500–1640, especially translation; 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature; The novel of the restoration period in Spain; Contemporary Spanish fiction/translation; Spanish film; 19th- and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America; 19th- and 20th-century Spanish-American literature; Spanish American essay writers; Latin American film; Latin American film and documentary; Latino studies; Migration, mobility and space; The history of the Portuguese Empire; Brazilian literature. Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD programme enjoy unparalleled access to library resources (the UCL library, the Senate House Library and the British Library), a broad range of research skills courses offered by the doctoral school which are part of the doctoral programme, and a variety of cultural events offered by the Instituto Cervantes, Europa House, and the various embassies of Latin America. Recent graduates have used their knowledge to work in the fields of research, curatorship, the BBC, the BFI, advertising and the film industry.

Different course options

Full time | UCL (University College London) | 3 years | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,210

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,170

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants need a minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in Spanish, Portuguese or Latin American Studies or a cognate area, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.