Spanish, M.A. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
12 months
18168 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Spanish from University of Ottawa aims to provide advanced training in the literatures and cultures of Spain and Latin America, as well as in Hispanic linguistics, benefiting from the theoretical and comparative research interests of the professors of the department.


Spanish from University of Ottawa is proud of the state of the art research conducted by its professors

Students at Spanish from University of Ottawa will focus research strengths and efforts in four Strategic Areas of Development in Research (SADRs):

  • Canada and the World
  • Health
  • e-Society
  • Molecular and Environmental Sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Methodologies Of Literary And Intercultural Research 
  • Aspects Of Spanish Literature 
  • Aspects Of Spanish-American Literature 
  • Aspects Of Hispanic Literature 
  • Aspects Of The Theory Of Literature 
  • Special Seminar 
  • Directed Studies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Be the holder of a bachelor’s degree with a specialization, or a major in Spanish (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (B).
  • Students without full background preparation may be asked to complete a preliminary period of study before being admitted to the program. 
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history as well as any other professional or extracurricular experience relevant to the application)
  • Letter of Intent
  • Writing sample (preferably in Spanish): example of written work in your area of interest (12-30 pages)
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9084 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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