Specialise in aspects of Latin American culture and society. You’ll use your skills and knowledge from Hispanic Studies or a related discipline to focus on this rich and vibrant area of the world.
There are modules on the literature, culture, politics and history of major Latin American nations. The course includes research training, supervised study on a specialised Latin American topic and a dissertation. You can also choose optional tailor-made directed reading modules.
We’re very strong on Latin American literature, culture and society, contemporary Spanish culture and society and nineteenth-century Spanish literature – with a major research project on Pérez Galdós.
We specialise in Catalan studies, and the modern literature and culture of the Portuguese-speaking world. We also have expertise in contemporary Spanish politics and the novel, and Hispanic linguistics, language policy and planning.
Facilities and resources
We’re based in a new, specially designed building, with modern facilities for teaching and research. Our regular research seminars, conferences and study days give you the chance to keep up with innovative thinking and research.
You’ll have access to all the materials you’d expect from a major research university, including an extensive collection of Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan-language literature and films, newspapers and periodicals.
Teaching and assessment
You’ll be taught through seminars, tutorials and practical sessions of analysis and discussion.
Assessment is by essays, reviews, translations and a dissertation.