Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences


Institute of the Americas | Graduate Open Series

The Institute is a hub for research, teaching, and public debate on the Caribbean, Latin America, the USA and Canada. Research students work with leaders in their field to conduct groundbreaking research in history, economics, politics, social policy, environmental studies and development. It offers the largest programme of postgraduate teaching on the Americas in the UK. Teaching is focused on comparative and interdisciplinary debate in small groups. The institute runs an unparalleled programme of events on the Americas and functions as a bridge between the academy and the policy community.

Studying the Americas at UCL

Politics of the Americas (Dr Malu Gatto)

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History of the Americas (Dr Josh Hollands)

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Why choose the Institute of the Americas

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Caribbean and Latin American Studies MA

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Globalisation and Latin American Development MSc

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International Relations of the Americas MSc 

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Latin American Studies MA and Latin American Politics MSc 

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United States Studies: History and Politics MA

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Life at UCL: Student Perspective

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Life at UCL: Alumna Perspective

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Useful links

Graduate (Taught) study   

Graduate Taught Modules

Student Testimonials 

Fieldwork Abroad Testimonials 

Resources for prospective postgraduate students and offer-holders