Spanish and Latin American Studies

University of St Andrews


The MLitt in Spanish and Latin American Studies aims to develop and enhance your knowledge of Hispanic literature, culture and history through textual study and theoretical reflection.
Students will encounter a wide range of research interests and expertise, including in Cervantes; Golden Age poetry; Latin American narrative and essay; modernismo and avant-garde in Spain and Spanish America; gender, cultural memory and theatre censorship in Spain; twentieth and 21st century Spanish poetry; Spanish historical grammar and sociolinguistics; modern and contemporary Catalan culture and literature.

Spanish and Latin American studies may be taken as a single-subject pathway within the MLitt, or you can combine it with one of five other pathways:

- French studies
- German studies
- Italian studies
- Middle Eastern literary and cultural studies (Arabic and Persian)
- Russian studies.

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree in Spanish or a relevant discipline with a Spanish language proficiency at C1 level on the European Framework or equivalent. Secondary pathway subjects cannot be taken at beginner's level.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Faculty of Arts


Modern Languages

SCQF Level