Studyportals

Latin American Studies

University of Miami

M.A.
24 months
Duration
2100 USD/credit
2100 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is a 30 credit hour interdisciplinary degree at University of Miami characterized by a high degree of flexibility in allowing students to create a course of study focused on Latin American and the Caribbean that serves their interests.

Overview

Combining core courses offered by the program with a large variety of courses combined with departments, programs, and units throughout the University of Miami, the Latin American Studies program offers tremendous diversity in courses available for credit hour towards this degree. 

This encourages students to combine course offerings from around the university into a cohesive course of study that enables specialization in an area, topic, country, theme, or issue of their choosing and thus to tap into the many resources available at the University of Miami for students with a passion for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mission

The mission of the Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies is to offer students the tools and resources that enable them to advance and disseminate knowledge of the history, literature, culture, politics, and economics of the region using various theoretical and analytical approaches.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interdisciplinary In Latin American And Caribbean
  • Research Design in Latin American Studies
  • Program Seminar in Latin American Studies and Caribbean Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Studies - Travel Course
  • Internship in Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Civic Engagement In Latin America
  • Interdisciplinary Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Environments
  • Special Topics in Latin American and Caribbean Religions

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • The Latin American Studies program employs a rolling admissions deadline. 

Language

English

Credits

30 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.
3
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.
Required

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

  • An $85.00 non-refundable application fee is paid online upon submission of the application.
  • The statement of purpose is the most important element of your application packet.
  • Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their CV/resume
  • Three letters of recommendation must be provided. 
  • You must provided official transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended. 
  • A minimum overall undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • You will be asked to provide a copy of your passport.
  • International students are required to submit a copy of all the diplomas or certificates earned.
  • You will be required to provide a copy of your bank statement for the last six months. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    2100 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 6 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Latin American Studies
-
University of Miami

Wishlist