Spanish and Latin American Studies MPhil/PhD
- Early modern Spanish and Latin American literature, history and culture, including the Golden Age comedia
- Anglo-Spanish literary and political relations 1500–1640, especially translation
- 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature
- The novel of the Restoration period in Spain
- Contemporary Spanish fiction/translation
- Spanish film
- 19th- and 20th-century scientific and literary travel writing in Latin America
- 19th- and 20th-century Spanish-American literature
- Spanish American essay writers
- Latin American film
- Latin American film and documentary
- Latino Studies
- Migration, mobility and space.
A minimum of an upper second-class UK Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
English level expected: Good
ApplicationResearch degrees may start at any time of the year, but typically start in September. Deadlines and start dates are usually dictated by funding arrangements so check with the department or academic unit (contact listed in Next steps, right) to see if you need to consider these in your application preparation. In most cases you should identify and contact potential supervisors before making your application. For more information see our How to apply page.
- UK/EU Full-time: £4,500
- UK/EU Part-time: £2,250
- Overseas Full-time: £16,200
- Overseas Part-time: £8,250
Scholarships available for this department
For students of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa who wish to apply to UCL as an affiliate student for a graduate research programme in any Department of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities. Students must contact authorities of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa in order to be nominated. This scholarship is based on academic merit. This award was founded in 1989 to commemorate the work of Arnaldo Momigliano, KBE, FBA, Professor of Ancient History at UCL (1951-75) by his daughter, Professor Laura Lepschy.
The intention is that Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on their chosen field. Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded solely on academic merit. Ideally the successful students would aspire to an academic career.
The LAHP AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership will fund up to 80 research studentships per year in three universities including UCL. You should be in the process of applying for doctoral research at your chosen institution and have established your supervisor before applying to LAHP for funding.
Full details of funding opportunities can be found on the UCL Scholarships website
Recent graduates have used their knowledge to work in the fields of research, curatorship, the BBC, the BFI, advertising and the film industry.
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"UCL has a great library as well as proximity to the Institute of Classical Studies and the British Library."
Professor Maria Wyke
Professor of Latin
Subject: Greek and Latin, Faculty: Arts and Humanities
"The university is also a gateway for accessing a broader philosophy scene in London, such as the Aristotelian Society and the Institute of Philosophy."
Junior Research Fellow, Trinity Hall, Cambridge University
Subject: Philosophy, Faculty: Arts and Humanities
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