University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

This course requires undertaking original research under the supervision of one or more academic staff. You will be required to undertake research training offered by the school languages, cultures and societies and the university.

Entry requirements

The entrance requirement for Master's is a BA 2.1 or equivalent; PhD candidates must already hold or be studying for an MA or equivalent; our English language requirement is IELTS 6.5 overall with not less than 6.0 in any component.

Assessment methods

You will write a thesis (PhD thesis length 300 pages or 100,000 words/MPhil thesis length 200 pages or 60,000 words/MA R thesis length 100 pages or 30,000) which is examined by viva at the end of your period of study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 5 years
MA (Res) Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Full-time - 24 months
MA (Res) Part-time - 24 months
MPhil Part-time - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Research Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
0113 343 7844