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MPhil/PhD in Hispanic Studies (2020 Entry)

Group of modern languages students



  • Course Type
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Qualification
  • MPhil/PhD
  • Duration
  • Full-time: 3-4 years
  • Part-time: up to 7 years


The MPhil/PhD in Hispanic Studies cultivates a boundary-crossing, transnational vision of the networks of cultural history, memory, literature and identity that crisscross the Hispanic world. Join Warwick's Modern Languages and Cultures department and study under the supervision of an internationally-leading expert.


Before you arrive you will be matched to one or more of our expert supervisors and during the course you will meet with them frequently for guidance on the conceptualization, research and writing of your Dissertation. This will include reading and discussion of draft material. You will also be expected to participate in the research culture of the School, for example by attending research seminars.

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Cultural Memory across the Hispanic World; Modern and Contemporary Hispanic and Portuguese Literatures and Cultures; 19th- Century Spanish Literature and Culture and its Relations to Colonialism; Regional Spanish Cultures, especially Galicia; The Caribbean, especially intersections between Hispanophone, Anglophone and Francophone cultures; Diaspora, Cultural Identity and Cultural Exchange; Digital Approaches to Humanities Research; Aspects of Hispanic Visual and Musical Cultures; Spanish and Latin American cinema; sound in cinema; sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Spanish literature and culture; Classical and Italian influences on the Spanish Golden Age.


Entry requirements 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) and preferably a Masters in a related subject

English language requirements Band B
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above

International Students
We welcome applications from students with other internationally recognised qualifications. For more information please visit the international entry requirements page.


For up-to-date information concerning fees, funding and scholarships for Home/EU and Overseas students please visit Warwick's Fees and Funding webpage.