Postgraduate research

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers the following postgraduate degrees by research:

  • Master of Arts (Research)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Direct admission is possible at any level, provided that the applicable entry requirements are met.

If you are interested in undertaking a research degree in the area of Spanish and Latin America Studies and would like to discuss the opportunities that might be available to you, please contact the Chair of Department prior to application.

For information on matters that are not covered here, such as fees and English-language requirements, please see the website of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and/or the International Student Office. The following links should be helpful:

For information about research strengths in the department, view our academic profiles and the department's research profile.

Research supervison

Supervision for research degrees is currently available in the following areas:

  • 20th and 21st century peninsular Spanish narrative
  • 20th and 21st century Catalan narrative
  • Cultural and linguistic policy in Spain and its Autonomous Communities
  • Catalan nationalism
  • Same-sex desire and transgender in Latin America in literature and film
  • Queer and transgender theory
  • Post-revolutionary, modern and contemporary Mexico and Cuba
  • Debates in Latin American cultural studies
  • Revolution and resistance movements in Latin America
  • 19th to 20th Century Latin American processes of cultural production, circulation and consumption
  • Narrative constructions of models of modernity and identity
  • Interrelations between fiction, colonial discourse, travel writing, aesthetics and anthropology