Latin American Studies - Structured

University of Galway


Course Name Latin American Studies - Structured
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code PHDS-LAS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 10 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters PhD
Application Date Course Code: PHDS-LAS Important: apply by mid-July for September entry

Structured PhD (Latin American Studies)—full-time
Structured PhD (Latin American Studies)—part-time

Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.
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Course Fee

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Financial Support Grants
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Candidates should possess an honours degree in Spanish (Second Class, Grade 1 minimum [or equivalent international qualification]) and, in the case of the PhD, should normally hold an MA in a relevant area.
Course Summary The Structured PhD in Latin American Studies at NUI Galway offers students a unique opportunity to study within a Latin American focused academic environment, with expertise in Southern Cone, Central American and Mexican literatures and cultures. There are currently five academic members of staff actively researching in the area of Latin American Studies within the discipline of Spanish.
Course Content

Expand+This PhD is highly interdisciplinary in nature and is a very attractive option for students interested in continuing in academia as well as those who intend in diversifying and working in Development or NGOs throughout the Americas. Current PhD stude...

Research Areas

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Dr Mel Boland
Linguistics; Latin American literature; translation studies.

Dr Lorraine Kelly
Modern Latin American Literature; Mexican women writers; Contemporary Latin American Studies.

Dr Kate Quinn
Southern Cone lite...

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T 353 91 492 136
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