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|Application deadline:||as early as possible|
|Start date:||September 2013|
|Credits:|| 60 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
The MA in Hispanic Studies and Comparative Literature is currently available as a full-time (one year) 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. The core module is FR866 Literature and Theory. One module must be taken in Hispanic Studies, and one module from Comparative Literature.
For their remaining module, 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.).
You must take the following core module in the autumn term:
* Literature and Theory
Followed by at least two of the following Hispanic Literature and Culture modules (subject to availability):
* From Pure to Committed Literature
* National and Regional Consciousness in Modern Spanish Literature
* Modern Spanish Art, Music and Popular Culture
* Spanish Cinema
* Myth, Image, Fashion and Propaganda in the Cuban Revolutionary Era
* History and Memory: Exploring the Independence Period through Memoir.
Optional modules offered by Comparative Literature include (subject to availability):
* The European Avant-Garde in Literature, Art and Film
* Psychoanalysis and Literature
* Studies in Autobiography
* Women Writers and the Family in 20th-Century Literature
* European Tales of the Fantastic.
* Classical Myths: Modern and Postmodern.
You may then choose one further module from SECL taught programmes.
* Dissertation of 12-15,000 words
Assessment is by 4-6,000 words of written work per module, and the dissertation.
A first or 2.1 in a relevant subject (eg Hispanic Studies) or equivalent, and a good working level of Spanish.
|CAE score:||75(Grade B)|
|TOEFL internet-based test score:||90|
Every school at Kent offers one or two University postgraduate research scholarships, each available for three years, providing fees at the home/EU rate and a stipend up to £13,590 per annum (2011/12 rate).
Many schools offer scholarships in the form of Graduate Teaching Assistantships (GTAs) whereby postgraduate research students receive financial support in return for teaching. The value of awards may vary, but often cover tuition fees at the home/EU rate and a substantial maintenance grant.
All postgraduate research students are eligible to apply for GTAs.
As a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Block Grant Partnership, SECL offers AHRC postgraduate studentships in the field of European Culture and Languages (either for a taught MA or for a PhD). The School also offers a limited number of postgraduate scholarships for research students each year; students holding these awards are expected to contribute to their subject area by doing up to six hours of teaching per week. Studentships and scholarships are advertised in January for a September start.
Vacancies exist for language assistants in French, Spanish, Italian and German. These generally involve around ten hours of teaching per week, for which there is an hourly payment; assistants also receive a 50% contribution towards the fees for one of our taught MA programmes. Assistantships are advertised in January for a September start. The School also provides funds for research students to attend conferences, as well as for inter-library loans and minor expenses related to research.
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