UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Latin American Politics

The course provides students with an opportunity to develop their general and specialist knowledge of major issues in the politics of Latin America. Students engage with a range of theoretical approaches, and they can take options in the fields of international politics, political sociology and human rights.

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); democratisation in Latin America; options: histories of exclusion (race and ethnicity in Latin America); the international politics of Latin America; Latin American economies (beyond neoliberalism); Latin American political economy; the making of modern Latin America (history, politics and society); money and politics in Latin America; the politics of human rights in Latin America (transitional justice); politics, society and development in the modern Caribbean; society and development in Latin America; environmental issues, movements and policies in the Americas; international politics of Latin America.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of seminars, lectures, presentations, research skills training, and independent reading and research. Assessment is through essays, group and individual presentations, analytical exercises and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 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
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

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 9746