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Latin American Studies

Degree type
MA
Language of education
Dutch, English
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
Netherlands Government
Type of institution
Research University
City
Leiden

Program description

The MA in Latin American Studies offers a multidisciplinary programme with emphasis on the contemporary reality of the region.

The Master's makes use of scholarly contributions coming from several academic disci­plines such as modern history, literature, and linguistics, as well as from the social sciences, and has a strong focus on research.

Since this is the only European Master's programme outside Spain that is given in the Spanish language, it allows you to make use of state-of-the-art works and material produced by Latin Amer­ican scholars. The programme utilises the close ties the Department of Latin American Studies (TCLA) has with various academic institutions and universities in Latin America, in order to provide you with a wide choice of research locations and specialisation options.

Objectives
To ensure you graduate with state-of-the-art knowledge about key academic discussions that are currently playing in Latin America in the fields of modern history, literature or linguistics. In addition, you will have learned how to carry out independent research in a Latin American country, and turn this research into an academic piece of work in the form of a written dissertation.

Admission requirements

Previous education

BA degree in Latin American Studies or its equivalent (see website www.mastersinleiden.nl for details).

Knowledge minimum

Proficiency in Spanish (see website www.mastersinleiden.nl).

Language requirements

IELTS overall band: 6.5, TOEFL paper based: 570, TOEFL computer based: 230, TOEFL internet based: 88

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