Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Latin American Studies

Research supervision is normally available in the following areas: anthropology, anthropological linguistics and sociolinguistics of Latin America including Quechua language; discourses of race and identity; participatory politics and democracy; history and politics, anthropology, and sociology of Latin America (19th and 20th centuries); linguistics including semantics; philosophy of language; history and spread of Spanish in Latin America; Latin American dialects and Creoles; popular culture of contemporary Latin America; cultural studies; Spanish and Latin American cultural history; graphic humour, caricature, comics; Spanish and Latin American film.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline. Applicants whose 1st language is not English must hold IELTS 6.5, or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 4,450 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 11,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MLitt Part-time £ 2,225 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Aisling Hood, Postgraduate Officer, School of Modern Languages
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867