The MA is aimed at students and language professionals who wish to consolidate and extend oral and written fluency in Spanish, in addition to developing competency in research methods and, optionally, a deeper knowledge of Spanish and/or Latin American literature. Students will extend their awareness of and sensitivity to a range of intercultural issues and be capable of contributing to professional and economic activities relating to the Spanish-speaking world.
Minimum Entry Requirements
Second Class Honours QQI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honours, Grade 2 or equivalent in Spanish.
The programme includes such modules as:
• Advanced Language Skills I and II in Spanish;
• Translation Studies I;
• Latin American Literature I and II;
• Language and Intercultural Communication;
• Translation Methodology;
• Research Methods.
This is an MA in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; it can be tailored to suit your interests, see website for details.
1 year, full-time.
Post Course Info
Graduates of the MA (Spanish) have gone on to do second- and third-level teaching and doctoral and translation work. They have also found employment in media, administration, cultural activities and journalism.