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Latin American and Caribbean Studies

University of Guelph

M.A.
18 months
Duration
13674 CAD/year
4754 CAD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program of University of Guelph incorporates the social sciences, development and the arts.

Overview

The Latin American and Caribbean Studies program of University of Guelph has a faculty comprised of internationally renowned specialists, and the option to research and study abroad, the program provides graduate students with unique opportunities for personal growth and professional development. LACS is a bilingual program that can be done in either English or Spanish.

The LACS program prepares students for a variety of jobs that require critical and creative thinking, and the ability to formulate and carry out a research plan. Students can study abroad and conduct field research in Latin American and Caribbean countries. The program can be completed in 3 semesters.

Research Areas

  • Globalization and Insecurity 
  • Collective Memory and Cultural Traumas
  • Community and Civil Society
  • Transculturación, Realismo Mágico, Hibridación
  • Economic, Political, and Cultural Development
  • Area of Student’s Interest

Are you interested in:

  • Preparing for PhD programs or professional schools
  • Development, global inequality, diversity, and poverty
  • Studying and conducting field research in Latin American and Caribbean countries
  • Acquiring pedagogical training and teaching experience

Career opportunities

  • Government/public sector
  • NGOs
  • Private sector
  • Teaching

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods Seminar
  • Latin American Identity & Culture
  • Re-Imagining Community in Latin America
  • Globalization & Insecurity in the Americas
  • Novel & Nation in Spanish America
  • Civil Society and Activism in Latin America

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

45 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.
B

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.
89
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

  • The normal requirement for admission to the LACS MA program is the equivalent of an Honours degree from a recognized institution with at least a high second-class standing (78% or higher) in the last 2 years of study. 
  • A reading knowledge of Spanish will be required.
  • Letter of intent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13674 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6837 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    4754 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2377 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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