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Romance Languages

University of Memphis

12 months
11088 USD/year
8676 USD/year
6252 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of World Languages and Literatures from University of Memphis offers the Romance Languages MA program with concentrations in French and Spanish.


After entering the program

A student entering the Romance Languages MA program offered at University of Memphis will be assigned a major advisor, usually the respective graduate coordinator for French or Spanish. This advisor is to be consulted in all matters concerning the student’s program of study. It is the student’s responsibility to familiarize himself/herself with the detailed online description of the program concerning requirements, policies, and procedures including–but not limited to–the reading list, coursework requirements, course descriptions, comprehensive examination procedures, reading knowledge of a second language, independent studies, language proficiency, grade point average requirements, time limitation, academic misconduct policies, and other issues. It is also the student’s responsibility to consult with his/her respective graduate coordinator and/or the chair for further clarification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French for Reading Knowledge
  • German for Reading Knowledge
  • Brazilian Short Story
  • Adv Grammar/Writing
  • Adv French Grammar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International Applicants Currently in the US:

  • Fall July 1
  • Spring December 1


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcript showing that a bachelor’s degree was awarded by an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 quality point average on a scale of 4.0 is highly desirable. 
  • A minimum of 24 upper-division semester hours or the equivalent in French or Spanish. 
  • A reasonable proficiency in the language of concentration, to be determined by the Department prior to admission. An oral interview in French or Spanish is required.
  • A writing sample in French or Spanish depending on the concentration chosen must be submitted to the respective coordinator of French or Spanish.
  • A letter of intent
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors who have taught the applicant.
  • A 3.0 GPA for upper-division courses in the field. A GPA below 3.0 requires the approval of the Department Chair and the Coordinator of Graduate Studies.
  • International students must have their credentials evaluated.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11088 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5544 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    8676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4338 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    6252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3126 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /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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