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  Latin American Studies MA by Research

Swansea University    School of Culture and Communication

Full time & Part time October, January MA, Research Only 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Unleash your passion for Latin American Studies with the MA by Research programme at Swansea University. This prestigious qualification offers a pathway to a successful career in academia or various sectors like education, government, or the private industry. Over one year full-time or two years part-time, you will delve into a research project tailored to your interests, culminating in a 40,000-word thesis showcasing original contributions to the field. Supervised by experienced academics, you will benefit from regular meetings and skills training courses. The programme structure includes entry and candidature confirmation, research, and a viva voce examination. With a minimum 2:1 honours degree or relevant work experience, you can embark on this enriching academic journey. Develop advanced research skills, critical thinking, and independent judgement while exploring twentieth-century Latin American fiction and testimonial writing. Elevate your career prospects and academic prowess with Swansea's MA by Research in Latin American Studies.

About the course

An MA by Research in Latin American Studies enables you to undertake a substantial project, led by your own passions and interests. 

It represents a highly respected qualification which can present a pathway to a career in academia or widen your scope for employment in fields such as education, government or the private sector.

Your project will take one year full-time or two years part-time. It is suitable if you want to undertake a first research degree as an isolated culmination of taught studies, or if you are considering further research in the form of a PhD in Modern Languages.

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Entry Requirements

MA by Research - You should hold or expect to achieve a minimum of an upper second class honours degree (2:1), or equivalent, in a related subject or hold relevant work experience. If you hold a qualification from a non-UK institution please see our academic entry requirements

As well as academic qualifications, Admissions decisions may be based on other factors, including (but not limited to): the standard of the research synopsis/proposal, performance at interview, intensity of competition for limited places, and relevant professional experience.


Please visit our website for the Latin American Studies research programme fee information.

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