University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Latin American Studies

Recent research topics have included: Midwives in the Ecuadorian Amazon; struggles over indigenous territories in Bolivia; youth participation in Nicaraguan politics; children's rights in Mexico; gendered violence in El Salvador; peasant society in 18th century Peru; indigenous politics in Ecuador; peasant communities in Bolivia; the Piqueteros movement in Argentina; bilingual education in Bolivia.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in a subject relevant to the proposed field of research. All applicants must have reached a minimum required standard of English language; qualifications accepted include GCSE English; A-level English language; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component). TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: listening and writing 21, reading 22, speaking 23.

Course modules

Core modules: Contemporary issues In Latin America; Research Methods for Latin American Studies; Latin American Studies Special Subject I; Latin American Studies Special Subject II; Latin American Studies Dissertation.
Part Time Year 1: Semester 1: Contempory Issues. Semester 2: Special Subject 1 or 2. Part Time Year 2: Semester 2: Research Methods. Semester 2: Special Subject 1 or 2.

Sponsorship information

ESRC mode A recognition for research training.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 3 years
PhD Part-time - 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

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