Taught course

Hispanic Studies

University College Cork · Department of Hispanic Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have obtained at least a Second Class (Grade 1) Honours in Spanish (language and literature/culture) in a primary degree. Applicants may be required to present themselves for interview or further assessment before a final decision is made. Prospective candidates are required to contact the Postgraduate Co-ordinator, Department of Hispanic Studies informally before applying

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Hispanic Studies (CKE41) provides graduates in Spanish with an opportunity to develop their language skills and deepen their understanding of the cultures of the Hispanic world. It involves introduction to translation studies along with regular practice in advanced translation and offers a range of options for further study which focus on both Spain and Latin America, and include Catalan and Galician as well as Castilian. The MA in Hispanic Studies involves a taught element, worth 50% and a thesis (15,000 - 20,000 words) also worth 50%.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Professor Nuala Finnegan
00 353 (0) 21 490 3213