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Portuguese MLitt

This research Master's includes taught and research-based elements. You'll focus in depth on one aspect of Portuguese studies such as linguistics, culture, history and politics of Latin America, the Spanish novel and Latin American film.

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Start date(s):

  • September 2023
Masters level study – Webinar - 29 March, 14:00-15:00 (BST)  

Overview

Our Modern Languages research staff work in diverse fields. This ranges from sociocultural, historical and political studies to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics. 

If you're interested in an MLitt in Portuguese, we offer expert supervision in the following areas of Spanish studies:

  • Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American cultural history and popular culture (Dr Catalá-Carrasco, Dr Morgan, Dr Oliart, Dr Fehimović, Dr Beleza)
  • historical and contemporary discourses of race and identity in Latin America (Dr Oliart, Dr Morgan, Dr Fehimović, Dr Beleza, Prof Hentschke)
  • Spanish American and Spanish Caribbean Latin American film, literature, and theatre (Dr Page, Dr Fehimović)
  • Luso-Afro-Brazilian literature and film (Dr Beleza)
  • history of education in 19th and 20th-century Latin America (Prof Hentschke, Dr Oliart)
  • youth cultures and social movements, music and politics (Dr Oliart, Dr Beleza)
  • Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American novels (Dr Catalá-Carrasco, Dr Beleza)
  • political, social, and intellectual history of Latin America in the 19th and 20th centuries, especially Brazil and the Southern Cone (Prof Hentschke)
  • linguistics, and sociolinguistics of Latin America (Dr Cru)
  • Lusophone environmental humanities (Dr Beleza)

You'll benefit from the School's strong links with interdisciplinary research centres and groups, including:

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What you'll learn

Taught modules aim to extend your knowledge and skills beyond undergraduate-level and help to develop your research skills.

Modules

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Your development

Further opportunities

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Your future

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Facilities

You'll have access to a dedicated quiet study space, as well as use of a common room with kitchen facilities.

The School also houses the Language Resource Centre. It has an extensive range of language learning facilities and resources, including:

  • access to 24 satellite television channels from around the world
  • listen and record facilities for speaking practice
  • interactive language learning software
  • an international film collection of over 800 titles

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2023 entry (per year)

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  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2023 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

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