12 months
19317 USD/year
5132 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Study your specialist subject in detail and take the opportunity to contribute to the world's knowledge in that area. Enhance your critical thinking, communication and problem-solving abilities and learn to create and assess new ideas. The Spanish and Latin American Studies programme is offered at the Victoria University of Wellington.


Key facts

Working alongside some of New Zealand’s leading academic staff, you'll complete a research thesis of up to 40,000 words and emerge as an expert in your subject with highly developed research skills.

A Master of Arts in Spanish and Latin American Studies programme offered at the Victoria University of Wellington will give your career prospects a boost and open doors to new opportunities. Be a leader in a humanities or social science field and help make New Zealand a better place.

Advance your expertise with PhD study

At the end of your Master's you can choose to continue your research and apply to do a PhD, either in New Zealand or overseas. In exceptional circumstances you may be able to upgrade to a PhD during your Master's study.

A PhD is the highest academic qualification offered by the Faculty. You’ll carry out original and sustained research under supervision from world-class academics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Language Directed Study
  • Shaping the World: Cultural Forces in Europe and Latin America
  • Topic In Hispanic Studies: Memory, Modernity and Popular Culture in Spain and Latin America
  • Special Topic: Intercultural Museum Practice
  •  Advanced Language Directed Study

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

 Apply now and start studying once your application is accepted.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with Honours with a B range average in a relevant subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19317 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    5132 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5132 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • NZ$8,393 national
  • NZ$33,021 international

Living costs for Wellington

1000 - 2300 NZD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Spanish and Latin American Studies
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