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Latin American Studies (MSc)

Course Description

A truly interdisciplinary degree, the Latin American Studies Programme draws on expertise from both Hispanic Studies in the School of Modern Languages and the Department of Politics and International Relations. The degree consists of both core courses (including Culture and Society in Latin America; Themes in Latin American Studies; Strategic Studies in Latin America) and a variety of electives (including Spanish language), which will allow students to tailor their own degree to their specific interests.

First Semester
Themes in Latin America

The Politics of Human Rights
Theories and Concepts in International Relations
Theories and Issues in Political Science and Ir
Materials, Technology and Power in the Aberdeen Region

Second Semester
Culture and Society in Latin America
Latin America: Security Conditions and Challenges

Global Security Issues
Terrorism and Counter Terrorism
Dimensions of Globalisation
Sex, Gender, Violence, Critical Approaches
Post-Conflict Justice and Peace building
On Documentary: History, Theory and Practice

Third Semester

Visit the Latin American Studies (MSc) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)



Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information


Entry Requirements

Applicants should have an Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent. The University's English language requirements apply.

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