King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Brazilian Studies

Areas of study on this programme include: comparative politics; democracy and authoritarianism; political regimes and regime change; military rule; social movements; citizenship and human rights; new institutions of accountability in Brazilian public security; Brazil's political, economic, and social transformation in the 20th and early 21st century. Urban and regional studies; São Paulo as a city-region and global city; inequality within 60 major cities in Brazil; the relationship between national strategies of economic development, spacial inequalities, and urban landscapes; the history of economic thought in Brazil; social networks and knowledge in developing countries' city-regions (India and Brazil). Brazilian film; the relationship between cinema and modernity in Brazil; film history and historiography; film and urban culture; Brazilian cultural theory and philosophy. Brazil in the 21st century; the geographies of religion and their connection to governance and globalisation; emergent forms of civil association relative to state-based rule; the relationships between drugs, violence, and death in contemporary urban space; governance in favelas; globalisation; the environment.

Entry requirements

Master's degree or, in exceptional circumstances a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent.

Sponsorship information

Calouste Gulbenkian and Espirito Santo PhD studentships; AHRC; scholarships and bursaries; Graduate School and School of Arts and Humanities.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,300 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,600 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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