Spanish

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

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess an honours degree in Spanish (Second Class, Grade 1 minimum [or equivalent international qualification]).

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.

Find out more

Prof. Bill Richardson
T +353 91 492 136
E bill.richardson@nuigalway.ie
www.nuigalway.ie/spanish

PAC code

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

Fees for this course

EU: €4,275 p.a. 2014/15 inclusive of levy

Non-EU: €13,250 p.a. 2014/15

Ph.D. EU Full time programme:  €4,275 p.a.

Ph.D. EU Part time programme:  €2,250 p.a.

Current Students

 

How to Apply