MA in Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature
The MA in Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature is available as a full-time (one year) programme or a part-time (two years) programme.
Students enrolled on the MA in Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature take four taught modules in total, each of which is assessed by one 5,000-word essay. One module must be taken in Hispanic Studies, and one module from Comparative Literature.
For their remaining modules, students may choose from either from those offered each year in Hispanic Studies, or from another MA programme in the Faculty of Humanities (including English and American Literature, French, German, Hispanic Studies, etc.).
There is one core module for this MA:
CP810: Comparative Literature in Theory and Practice
You choose one of the following modules per term (please note that not all modules are available every term):
- LS804: National and Regional Consciousness in Modern Spanish Literature
- LS805: Modern Spanish Art, Music and Popular Culture
- LS806: Spanish Cinema
- LS809: Myth, Image, Fashion and Propaganda in the Cuban Revolutionary Era
- LS810: History and Memory: Exploring the Independence Period through Memoir
Students take one additional module offered from the MA in Comparative Literature.
Upon successful completion of their four coursework modules, students proceed to write a 12,000-word dissertation over the summer on a comparative topic of their choice. Each student is assigned a supervisor with expertise in the area of study chosen for the dissertation. (60 credits)
Last updated August 31, 2015