UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Globalisation and Latin American Development

This course examines the many and varied issues raised by globalisation and the ways in which Latin American societies have responded to them. It prepares students to analyse and contribute to debates surrounding globalisation and Latin American development and establish careers in research, journalism and policy formulation and implementation within government agencies and NGOs.

Entry requirements

Normally an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A basic reading competence in Spanish or Portuguese is desirable. Students without such skills may be considered but are advised to undertake a separate language course prior to or during their programme.

Course modules

Core modules: researching the Americas: Latin America and the Caribbean; globalisation and Latin American development: Latin America in the 21st century; options: politics, society and development in the modern Caribbean; sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean; the politics of human rights in Latin America: transitional justice; society and development in Latin America; the making of modern Latin America: history, politics, and society; Latin American economies: beyond neoliberalism; the international politics of Latin America; money and politics in Latin America; Latin American political economy.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, independent reading and research, seminar discussions and research skills training. Assessment is through essays, term papers, presentations, analytical exercises and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Postgraduate Programmes Officer
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