24 months
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8952 CAD/year
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About

The Graduate Program in Hispanic Studies at the University of British Columbia offers a dynamic curriculum focusing on a contextualized knowledge of the languages, literatures, and cultures of Latin America, Spain and other Spanish-speaking communities within the US and Canada.

Overview

The MA program in Hispanic Studies from University of British Columbia provides a wide variety of graduate courses taught by a growing team of faculty members specializing in innovative research, from Medieval Spanish literature to 21st-century Latin American and Caribbean cultures.

The program offers solid academic training through our research clusters, reading groups, and research seminar. Students may participate in or even lead these initiatives, both within the department and in interdisciplinary centres, such as Green College, the Public Humanities Hub, and the Liu Institute for Global Issues.

Features

We provide a comprehensive Teaching Assistant training program as well as academic and professional development workshops - on grant writing, publishing, and conference attendance, among other topics - to help graduate students diversify their skillset and make an impact on society. 

Many graduates from our MA program have successfully obtained teaching positions in junior colleges, secured jobs in nonprofits or the public service, or pursued further doctoral studies at established universities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cine y fotografía documental en la España contemporánea
  • Barroco y neobarroco en el mundo hispánico: los casos de España y Cuba
  • Women Breaking/Bridging Borders: Intercultural Performance in Transatlantic Literature
  • Narconarrativas de América Latina

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8952 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8952 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5095 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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