Romance Languages: MA, PhD

Romance Languages: MA

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Romance Languages


PROGRAM LEVEL

Master of Arts (MA)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




PRIORITY DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 1


FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: June 1

This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

1.7 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The Department of Romance Languages offers programs of study leading to the degree of master of arts (MA) in romance languages, French, Italian, or Spanish and to the degree of doctor of philosophy (PhD) in romance languages.

The master’s degree program provides solid grounding and broad coverage in the pieces of literature and cultures of each of the language areas. The PhD program allows students to focus on a specific literary and/or cultural field of interest. 

Students follow these degree programs in an intellectually stimulating and supportive environment, characterized by close personal supervision, interdisciplinary approaches to literary and cultural studies, and professional training in both research methods and foreign-language pedagogy.

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • CV
  • Letter of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Not Required

  • GMAT or GRE

Apply Through Department


Romance Languages: PhD

Program Information

PROGRAM NAME

Romance Languages


PROGRAM LEVEL

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


COLLEGE/SCHOOL AFFILIATION

College of Arts and Sciences




PRIORITY DEADLINE

Fall Term: January 1


FINAL DEADLINE

Fall Term: June 1

This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.


MEDIAN TIME TO DEGREE

8.1 years


CAMPUS

Eugene


Program Description

The PhD program in romance languages is designed to provide a thorough familiarity with:

  • Several fields in literature, such as a movement, a genre, a period, or a literary problem
  • The opportunity to situate the student’s special interests in the wider context of romance languages and pieces of literature as well as in the context of trends inside and outside Western European culture
  • The tools that are necessary to engage literary issues at a high level, the ability to examine new and challenging literary or theoretical perspectives.

Students who enter the PhD program with no knowledge of a second romance language are required to start learning one as soon as possible during their graduate studies.

The PhD program has five components:

  1. Course work
  2. Comprehensive examination
  3. Dissertation prospectus
  4. Original dissertation
  5. Final oral defense 

Program Information  Faculty


Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website.

UO Application Requirements

Program-Specific Application Requirements

Required

  • CV
  • Letter of Intent
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Writing Sample

Not Required

  • GMAT or GRE

Apply Through Department