18 months
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17696 USD/year
17696 USD/year
7628 USD/year
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About

The Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of California, Riverside offers the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Spanish.

Overview

Program Description

The Spanish program at the University of California, Riverside prepares scholars for university teaching and research in Spanish and Latin American literature, linguistics, and/or cultural studies. It is organized primarily for students seeking a Ph.D. degree, although the M.A. degree is awarded in the course of a student’s progress. A small number of students are admitted who intend to complete the M.A. only as an advanced study for teaching in high schools or community colleges.

The faculty in Hispanic Studies offers a wide and diverse group of graduate courses in literary, linguistic, and cultural studies. Research and teaching interests include all areas of Spanish and Latin American literature from its origins to the present. Faculty also have strong research and teaching profiles in the philosophy and practices of translation; cultural studies, including Latin American film, gender studies, theories of the body, historiography, and fiction; psychoanalysis; bilingualism and heritage language studies;  Spanish in the US; sociolinguistics; and political philosophy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Problems in Spanish Linguistics
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Linguistic Approaches to Literature
  • Criticism and Critical Documentation
  • Seminar in Hispanic Civilization
  • Genres of Hispanic Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited institution. The degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent in subject matter and scholarship to that offered by the University of California.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate GPA or B-equivalent (if GPA is not on a 4.0 scale). We recommend that you check with the graduate program as they may have a higher standard for their GPA requirements. If your GPA is below this, follow up with the graduate program you are interested. Applications are reviewed in their entirety and the program can look at your other components and advise you on potential admission.
  • All applications are initially reviewed by the graduate program before a recommendation is submitted to the Graduate Division for final approval. Please visit your the graduate program's website you are interested in for any program specific requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    17696 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8848 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    7628 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3814 USD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Riverside

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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