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Latin American Studies

University of Texas at Dallas

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
18856 USD/year
18856 USD/year
10542 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies degree program at University of Texas at Dallas allows students to acquire expertise in multiple aspects of Latin America.

Overview

Building on the dynamic interdisciplinary structure of the School of Arts and Humanities, the program has an integrated curriculum that connects literary, historical, cultural and visual studies. 

Students seeking the MA in Latin American Studies at University of Texas at Dallas may thus elect a professional option or a research option. Students with plans for doctoral study should choose the research option. Both options require students to demonstrate proficiency in an approved foreign language and to complete an approved internship or study abroad. The research option also requires completion of a capstone project.

Career Options

Graduates of the program seek positions such as: teacher/educator, writer, editor, historian, legal/policy administrator, non-profit manager and other advanced positions in research or professional practice. Career settings may include higher education, non-profits, cultural and historical organizations, government agencies, international development organizations, publishing houses, museums and archives, business/corporate entities and independent consulting.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Latin American History
  • Mexican History
  • Iberian Culture and Music
  • Thought, Culture, and Society in Latin America
  • Topics in Latin American Literature
  • The Art and Craft of Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    18856 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5271 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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