2020-2021 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Hispanic Languages and Literatures

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Hispanic Languages and Literatures


APPLYING

After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 31, 2019

Admission Limited to

Fall

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General

Letters of Recommendation

3, from professors familiar with the applicant's work as a graduate student, that address the applicant's capacity for research-oriented doctoral studies and possible entry into the profession

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose and a writing sample. The writing sample may be in English, Spanish or Portuguese.

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in a field other than Spanish, but who have substantial coursework and/or preparation in the field may also be considered for admission. One or more complementary courses may be recommended if the admissions committee determines that some area of preparation needs to be strengthened.

Applicants holding master's degrees in Spanish or Portuguese linguistics who wish to pursue the Ph.D. with specialization in Spanish, Spanish American or Luso-Brazilian literature must take the master's comprehensive examination in literature. Applicants holding master's degrees in Spanish, Spanish American or Luso-Brazilian literature who wish to pursue the Ph.D. in Spanish or Portuguese linguistics must take the master's comprehensive examination in linguistics.

The M.A. in Spanish or Portuguese is awarded as a milestone toward the Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures. Students must have the recommendation of the department to proceed toward the Ph.D. degree; they are notified of their eligibility to continue when they receive the M.A. degree. The program only admits applicants whose objective is the Ph.D.

Program Name

Hispanic Languages and Literatures
(Spanish and Portuguese)

Leading to the
degree of

Ph.D.

Admits only Ph.D. applicants, although the M.A. in Spanish or Portuguese may be awarded en route to the Ph.D.

Major Code

0426

Address

5310 Rolfe Hall
Box 951532
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1532

Phone

(310) 825-1036

Email

gtovar@humnet.ucla.edu

Website

www.spanport.ucla.edu