University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Latin American and Caribbean Studies (MA)

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Caribbean Studies
Latin American Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,378

This estimate represents the tuition per semester.


LACS at Guelph is a personally and professionally enriching program. Students come to this interdisciplinary program from different undergraduate disciplines, such as Literature, History, International Development, Political Science, Sociology, Art History, Music, Film Studies, Translation, and Education. They also come from different countries. The diverse environment is as beneficial to students as over twenty Latin American, Caribbean and Latinx specialists with whom students work closely, often on a one-on-one-basis.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • The equivalent of an Honours degree from an accredited institution with at least a high second-class standing (78% or higher) in the last 2 years of study. At least a reading knowledge of Spanish is required. If your first language is not English, you will be required to submit the results of a standardized language test.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
  • The program also requires a two-page double spaced letter of Intent and considers it a very important part of the application dossier.
  • Student’s CV and 2 letters of recommendation from professors familiar with the candidate’s work
  • * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 14, 2022