College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies,
School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Course overview

Spanish offers supervision in a number of areas of interest in both Spain and Latin America. Admission to a research degree is at the discretion of the potential supervisor and the Head of Discipline; it is based on a proposal from the applicant, following discussion with the staff member whose academic area of interest is most appropriate. 

Programmes available

MLitt (Spanish), full-time
MLitt (Spanish), part-time

Areas of interest

Dr. Mel Boland
Linguistics; Latin American literature; translation studies.

Dr. Lorraine Kelly
Modern Latin American Literature; Mexican women writers; Contemporary Latin American Studies. 

Dr. Kate Quinn
Southern Cone literature and politics; history and theory of the detective genre in Spain and Latin America; historical narrative.

Prof. Bill Richardson
Spanish language and linguistics; Spanish-English translation; Spanish Second Language Acquisition; deictic reference in Spanish and English; the works of Jorge Luis Borges; the links between language, culture and cognition.

Dr. Lorna Shaughnessy
Modern Spanish poetry; Modern Latin American poetry; political writing from Central America; cultural theory and post-colonial literatures; women⦡mp;euro;?s movements and popular culture in Central America.

Researcher profiles

Contact Us

Prof. Bill Richardson
T +353 91 492 136

PAC code

MLitt (full-time) GYB80
MLitt (part-time) GYB81

Fees for this course

EU: €5,250 p.a. 2018/19

Non-EU: €14,250 p.a. 2018/19

EU Part time:  Year 1 [2018/19] €3,575. p.a.

How to Apply