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Postgraduate degrees at the Centre of Latin American Studies, University of Cambridge

Join our lively postgraduate community at the interdisciplinary Centre of Latin American Studies in Cambridge and benefit from individual and small-group teaching, world-class research facilities, and a full programme of workshops and events held throughout the year.

As a student on the multidisciplinary MPhil in Latin American Studiesyou will take a core course to develop your understanding of Latin America and important current debates in Latin American Studies. You will also choose two optional modules, drawing on history, anthropology, sociology, politics, development studies, economics, literature, cinema and the visual arts. You will benefit from individual and small-group teaching, world-class research facilities, and a full programme of workshops and events held throughout the year. The MPhil course is excellent preparation for further study, but also for careers in development, journalism, policy, government or business.​

Study for a PhD in Latin American Studies at Cambridge and become a member of a vibrant research community of Latin Americanists working across a wide range of disciplines. We are committed to helping you launch your career, offering extensive opportunities for academic and personal development, as well as funding for fieldwork in Latin America. Our students enjoy a very high level of success in securing academic posts following the PhD: around 90% of those seeking an academic career after the PhD are appointed to postdoc positions or lectureships in prestigious universities in the UK and overseas.

Bursaries and full studentships are available for UK and international students. Apply by 4 January 2018 to be considered automatically for any studentships for which you are eligible.

From perceptions of democracy in Chile to folk music in Colombia... Listen to our MPhil 2017/18 students talk about their dissertation topics and their experiences conducting fieldwork in Latin America. With thanks to Ellen and Christy for their creative talents, and to all the other contributors.

Open Event: Friday, 2 November 2018