Spanish - Research

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess an honours degree in Spanish (Second Class, Grade 1 minimum [or equivalent international qualification]).

Application dates

Course Code: MLITT-SPAN
Applications are made online via the NUI Galway Postgraduate Applications System.


Course Code: MLITT-SPAN

MLitt (Spanish), full-time
MLitt (Spanish), part-time


Research Areas

Dr. Mel Boland
Linguistics; Latin American literature; translation studies.

Dr. Lorraine Kelly
Modern Latin American Literature; Mexican women writers; Contemporary Latin American Studies.

Dr. Kate Quinn
Southern Cone literature and politics; history and theory of the detective genre in Spain and Latin America; historical narrative.

Prof. Bill Richardson
Spanish language and linguistics; Spanish-English translation; Spanish Second Language Acquisition; deictic reference in Spanish and English; the works of Jorge Luis Borges; the links between language, culture and cognition.

Dr. Lorna Shaughnessy
Modern Spanish poetry; Modern Latin American poetry; political writing from Central America; cultural theory and post-colonial literatures; womens movements and popular culture in Central America.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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