UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The programme provides a comprehensive range of specialist modules in the social sciences and humanities, attracting students from a wide range of backgrounds.

Course Modules

Core module: researching the Americas (Latin America and the Caribbean); options: confronting the colossus (US anti'imperialism, 1945'present); democratization in Latin America; histories of exclusion (race and ethnicity in Latin America); key economic thinkers of Latin America; the international politics of Latin America; Latin American economies (beyond neoliberalism); Latin American political economy; the making of modern Latin America (history, politics and society); money and politics in Latin America; the politics of human rights in Latin America (transitional justice); politics, society and development in the modern Caribbean; society and development in Latin America; sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Course Additional Entry

Normally an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A basic reading competence in Spanish or Portuguese is desirable. Students without such skills may be considered but are advised to undertake a separate language course prior to or during the programme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees