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Latin American Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Aalborg, Denmark
Latin America is taking part in the take-off of the developing world in terms of economic and global political development. With a specialisation in Latin American Studies at Aalborg University you open the door to a variety of professional career possibilities where Latin America is a central component in international trade, regional & multilateral institutions, the public sector, NGOs, etc.

Overview

Latin American Studies (LAS) is not an individual degree programme but a specialisation programme under the Study Board of International

Latin American Studies at Aalborg University can be chosen:

  • as a specialisation in the two-year master programmes Development and International Relations (DIR) or European Studies (ES) (both campus Aalborg)
  • as two modules of each 5 ECTS as part of another programme, e.g. Culture, Communication and Globalization (CCG), Tourism, International Business Communication, History, etc.

Latin American Studies provides a broad understanding of contemporary and historical issues in Latin America's development, as well as the scale of Latin America's impact on the world economy and global relations.

The Latin American Studies programme consists of a number of lectures on MA level aimed at introducing topics in a problem-based and interdisciplinary manner. Through this approach students will be capable of comprehending and analysing Latin America related issues in a holistic and coherent combination.

Job Career

Latin America is taking part in the take-off of the developing world in terms of economic and global political development. With a specialisation in Latin American Studies you open the door to a variety of professional career possibilities where Latin America is a central component in international trade, regional & multilateral institutions, the public sector, NGOs, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Latin American Politics and Political Development
  • Latin American Economic Development in Historical Perspective
  • Phases and Patterns in Latin American International Relations
  • Latin America in the International Economy
  • Latin American Culture and Cultural Encounters
  • Inter-ethnic Relations

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

Latin American Studies (LAS) is an interdisciplinary specialisation. A bachelor’s degree in social sciences or humanities such as History, Human Geography, Law, Anthropology, Languages and International Studies (SIS) or Communication and Cultural Studies qualifies for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6418 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6418 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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47,900 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
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