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Hispanic Language and Literatures

Boston University

M.A.
12 months
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54720 USD/year
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The MA program in Hispanic Language and Literatures at Boston University develops an advanced knowledge of Spanish and Spanish-American literature and the traditions, aims, and methods of research scholarship.

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Overview

Advanced proficiency in Spanish is a prerequisite for admission to the Hispanic Language and Literatures program offered by Boston University.

Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an MA in Hispanic Language & Literatures are expected to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of language and literature in Spanish in a global context and from all historical periods.
  • Demonstrate writing and research skills appropriate to professional use and observe ethical practices.
  • Demonstrate a near-native mastery of the Spanish language, including the ability to write in Spanish at a level appropriate to professional use, and to communicate with native Spanish speakers.
  • Be prepared to teach specific works and literary concepts at the advanced high school level, and work as language instructors at the college level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spanish Through Translation
  • Spanish Through Film and New Media
  • Spanish Through Performance: The Theater of Everyday Life
  • Spanish for the Professions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Partially taught in Spanish
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

32 alternative credits

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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
84 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Transcripts
  • Three academic recommendations
  • Personal statement/statement of purpose
  • Summary of related coursework
  • Writing sample
International
  • Certified English translations of all transcripts and academic records.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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