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The University of Iowa

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
29026 USD/year
30612 USD/year
11665 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The UI Department of Spanish & Portuguese offers an MA and PhD in Spanish. The degrees are awarded by the Graduate College. Instruction is offered through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The MA is offered without a thesis at The University of Iowa. The department also offers an MFA in Spanish Creative Writing.

Overview

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers undergraduate majors and minors, graduate degree programs, and course work for students in other disciplines. The master degree in Spanish is offered by The University of Iowa.

The department provides a wide selection of courses taught in Spanish and Portuguese, languages that are spoken in many cultures around the world and are important in the study of linguistics, health care, culture, literature, art, film, and many other areas. Spanish and Portuguese language courses are open to any student who has satisfied the course prerequisites.

Facilities 

  • The Language Media Center (LMC) is an essential resource unit for faculty and students in the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures. 
  • The LMC provides a wide variety of facilities and services for traditional language laboratory work as well as for foreign language digital media production and computer-based activities. 
  • The LMC facilities include a 50-computer information technology center (ITC), two digital audio laboratories, a multimedia development studio, four One Button Studios for video production, 13 media viewing stations, and six small-group collaboration spaces. 
  • The LMC also circulates a collection of over 3,000 foreign language, American Sign Language, and English as a Second Language digital media materials.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish 
  • Accelerated Intermediate Spanish
  • Accelerated Intermediate Spanish for Heritage Speakers
  • Hispanic Cultural Activities Attendance
  • Spanish Language Skills: Writing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions for consideration thereafter.

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants)
  • Application for Graduate Awards
  • A one- or two-page statement of purpose
  • MA applicants must submit a paper in Spanish that shows their ability to do linguistic or literary analysis
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. 
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores 
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29026 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29026 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    30612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30612 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11665 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11665 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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