Maynooth University


Course Name Spanish
Course Provider Maynooth University
Course Code MHZ56
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Maynooth
Application Date Closing Date : 30 June 2020
PAC Application Information

Expand+Applications for all Maynooth University postgraduate programmes must be made online through the Postgraduate Applications Centre (PAC) at This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, ...

Entry Requirements

Expand+BA in Spanish (with at least II.1 Honours degree), or equivalent. Applicants must have a recognised primary degree which is considered equivalent to Irish university primary degree level.

Minimum English language requirements: please visit Maynoot...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Spanish and Latin American Studies aims to provide students who already have a background in Spanish Studies at undergraduate level with an opportunity to develop their interest in and knowledge and understanding of the la...

Subjects Taught

The structure of the Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9) in Spanish & Latin American Studies is very similar to the MA in Spanish & Latin American Studies. However, it is awarded after completing 60 credits of taught modules, whereas the MA is awarded after completing 90 credits of taught modules and the MA thesis (30 credits).

Course Duration: 1 year Full-time
Careers or Further Progression The Postgraduate Diploma in Spanish Studies equips students for a number of career paths. These include: teaching at various levels, school management, business, politics, publishing, materials’ development, translation, adult education and support, further study at MA, MLitt or PhD level.
Further Enquiries Programme Director Dr Catherine Leen
Tel +353 (0)1 708 4724 / 6116
Address Department of Spanish, School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures, Arts Building, Maynooth University, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
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