Master On Campus

Spanish and Latin American Studies

University of St Andrews

12 months
21390 GBP/year
10395 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies at the University of St Andrews aims to develop and enhance students' knowledge of Hispanic literature, culture and history through textual study and theoretical reflection.


The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies at the University of St Andrews is a one-year taught programme run by the Department of Spanish in the School of Modern Languages. It is primarily targeted to students whose main focus is literary studies with an interest in history and visual culture.


Students receive training in traditional and new research techniques and have the opportunity to broaden their language portfolios.Small class sizes of no more than 20 students provide a close-knit postgraduate community and friendly environment.  


Modern Language postgraduates go on to careers in the academic field or in other areas, for example as cultural advisors, translators, or in the public or civil service.

Recent graduates have secured posts such as:

  • university teachers in the UK and internationally
  • research assistants
  • postgraduate recruitment officer at GCHQ
  • professional translator
  • adviser to the CBI
  • television subtitler.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary and Cultural Theory 
  • Patterns in Hispanic Literature and Film 
  • Research and Professional Skills
  • Specialised Research in Spanish and/or Latin American Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in Spanish or a relevant discipline with a Spanish language proficiency at C1 level on the European Framework or equivalent.
  • CV
  • personal statement (optional)
  • sample of academic written work (2,000 words)
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21390 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21390 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10395 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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