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Romance Languages, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) ,
The master’s degree in French, Italian, or Spanish 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.

About

The MA 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

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.

Languages

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.

Comprehensive Examination

Candidates must pass a written examination on the field of study, in the language of specialization.

Master’s essay

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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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

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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The fee for full time national is 5065$/semester.

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