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Romance Languages

The City University of New York

M.A.
12 months
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855 USD/credit
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About

The master’s degree in Romance Languages at The City University of New York provides opportunities for professional advancement in teaching and professional fields that require a good knowledge of other languages and cultures. It is also a means of intellectual development for those who want to expand their knowledge in the humanities.

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Overview

Learning outcomes

The Romance Languages MA at The City University of New York may be taken either as a final degree or as preparation for doctoral work. It is accepted in lieu of the first year of study in the PhD program at the City University. See the Bulletin of the Graduate Center for a description of the PhD programs.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • A total of 30 credits from the Literature of Specialization including a Thesis Seminar (3cr) for those students electing to write a master’s essay.
  • In addition to a high degree of competence in the language of specialization, candidates must demonstrate a reading knowledge of a second Romance language, German, or Latin.
  • Candidates must pass a written examination on the field of study, in the language of specialization.
  • The master’s essay is optional. Topic is determined in consultation with the principal adviser. Thesis Seminar, to be taken concurrently with preparation of the essay, is completed when the essay is approved be the principal adviser and another faculty member.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
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).
6.5 (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.
80 (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

  • Admission to graduate study is contingent upon admission requirements of Hunter College and upon approval by a departmental committee. 
  • Where general scholarship is superior, but the applicant did not major in the field, or preparation in that field is deemed to be insufficient, an examination and/or enrollment in specified undergraduate courses will be required. 
  • Before matriculation, applicants must demonstrate proficiency in the language of specialization.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    855 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 855 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • Local students: $5,545 / semester

Funding

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