Swansea University

Swansea University


Research at Swansea is interdisciplinary with strong links to American Studies through the Centre for the Comparative Study of the Americas (CECSAM). Focus is on twentieth-century Latin American fiction and testimonial writing with particular expertise in Argentinian Studies. Special interests include: politics: Spanish 20th century history and culture; national and regional identities in Spain; constitutional issues (particularly relating to the autonomous communities); Catalan politics and culture. Language: learning Spanish bilingually or as a second language; learning Spanish as a heritage language; Spanish linguistics and psycholinguistics.

Entry requirements

Normally a good Honours degree (1st Class or 2.1) in modern languages, translation, interpreting or a related subject, or hold relevant work experience. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

Students submit a thesis of up to 40,000 words, which demonstrates a significant contribution to the subject area. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva) by two independent examiners, one of whom is external to Swansea.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time £ 4,052 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time £ 12,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time £ 6,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 295190