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7818F - Latin American Studies MLitt

Latin American Studies MLitt

Start in: September 2021

The research master's includes taught and research-based elements. You'll focus in depth on one aspect of Latin American studies.

Overview

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

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



If you're interested in an MLitt in Latin American Studies, we offer expert supervision in the following areas of Latin American 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)
  • Diachronic Spanish syntax, Old Spanish, language change, and quantitative historical linguistics (Prof Mackenzie)
  • Catalan nationalism (Dr Catalá-Carrasco)
  • Film, literature and popular culture of the Spanish-speaking Caribbean and its diasporas (Dr Fehimović)
  • Lusophone environmental Humanities (Dr Beleza)

Find out more about our research staff

The course is well suited as preparation for PhD research.

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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

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

 

Your development

Further opportunities

Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, you may also have the opportunity to attend festivals and conferences with a direct bearing on your course:

Your future

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

Subject to Covid-19 restrictions, 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 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

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

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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  • explore our beautiful campus
  • find out about our vibrant city
  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

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Email: modlang.pgadmin@ncl.ac.uk

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