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Language, Literature and Translation, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
, TX,
The program offered by the Texas A&M International University provides you with a broad sophisticated knowledge of Spanish and English literature and a range of approaches to literary study, while also developing your writing and analytic skills. At the same time, our program offers you with the cross-cultural communication and dual-language expertise unique to Translation.


Select five courses from one of the following concentrations or any course listed:

  • Directed Studies in Translation  
  • Specialized Translation: Legal and Financial  
  • Specialized Translation: Health and Science  
  • Literary Translation  
  • Audio Visual Translation  
  • Special Topics in Translation Studies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Problems in the Teaching of English  
  • Studies in English Language  
  • Seminar in American Literature  
  • Seminar in English Language  
  • Semina in English Literature and Language  
  • Major Writers in English and Their Milieu  
  • Directed Studies in English  
  • Spanish Studies  
  • Directed Studies in Spanish  
  • Problems in the Teaching of Spanish
  • Seminar in Spanish Language
  • Seminar in Hispanic American Literature
  • Seminar in Spanish Literature
  • Seminar in Spanish Literature and Language
  • Major Writers in Spanish and Their Milieu
  • Comparative History of the Spanish and English Language  
  • Postcolonial Studies  
  • Gender Studies

                                  Detailed Programme Facts

                                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                                  • Languages
                                    • English
                                  • Delivery mode
                                    On Campus

                                  English Language Requirements

                                  • Minimum required score:


                                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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                                  • Minimum required score:


                                    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                                  Academic Requirements

                                  You need the following GPA score:

                                  Required score: 3

                                  Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

                                  Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

                                  General Requirements

                                  Admission requirements:

                                  • Official Certificate of Graduation
                                  • Use a Foreign Credential Evaluation Service for credential translation
                                  • Submit official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

                                  Visa requirements:

                                  • Bank Statement
                                  • Copy of Current Visa
                                  • Copy of I-20
                                  • Financial Statement Form
                                  • International Student Transfer Form

                                  Tuition Fee

                                  • International

                                    499 USD/credit
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 499 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                                  • National

                                    77 USD/credit
                                    Tuition Fee
                                    Based on the original amount of 77 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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