M.A. On Campus

Hispanic Language and Literatures

12 months
61050 USD/year
61050 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.


Key facts

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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements


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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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