King's College London

Course Introduction

Overview

The Brazil Institute offers supervision for MPhil/PhD research degrees relating to Brazil and draws on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College. Supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College.

Recent publications:

The effects of participatory budgeting on municipal expenditures and infant mortality in Brazil

Sugar and modernity in Latin America

The embodied state: governmentality in a Brazilian favela

Ditadura e Repressão [Dictatorship and Repression]

Brazil?s Truth Commission: progress or perdition?

Current research projects:

Representations of violence in Brazilian literature

The geographies of religion and their connection to governance and globalization

Relations between Britain and Brazil: from independence to the present day

Border conflicts between Ceará and Piauí

Patrimonialism and the Brazilian state

Partner organisations:

The Institute is closely involved in the College?s key partnership with the University of São Paulo, as well as a number of other institutional and departmental partnerships in Brazil, with the possibility of research exchanges for postgraduate students.

Description

The King?s Brazil Institute offers a unique and exciting environment for the in-depth study of Brazil. The Institute is able to draw on academic expertise in a range of disciplinary departments across the College, and supervision may be provided from within the Institute or jointly with other staff of the College.

Start Date:

Normal start date is September but students may commence at other times by arrangement.. Normal start date is September but students may commence at other times by arrangement..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
2 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,300 Home Fees
2 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,300 European Fees
2 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £19,850 Overseas Fees
3 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £2,650 Home Fees
3 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £2,650 European Fees
3 years
Part Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £9,950 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: A Masters degree is usually required. In exceptional circumstances only, an undergraduate degree with 1st Class or high 2:1 honours degree will be considered.
  • International entry requirements: Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall, minimum 176 in all skills; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill. The tests listed above are valid if they have been taken within the past two years.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100