Latin American Studies, B.A. | University of Calgary | Calgary, Canada
48 months
24408 CAD/year
6596 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Latin American Studies program at University of Calgary is concerned with the multidisciplinary examination of Latin American language, literature, culture, and history.


The Latin American Studies program at University of Calgary will provide you with a critical understanding of the region through academic study, field schools that take place in Latin America, and training in either the Spanish or Portuguese language.

Career opportunities

As a Latin American Studies graduate you’ll be prepared for career opportunities in areas such as government, the non-profit sector, and business. A degree in Latin American Studies can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, business, journalism, library science or education.

Program highlights

  • Co-operative work placement - Gain valuable full-time paid work experience that alternates with your academic studies.
  • Study abroad opportunities - Cultural and academic experiences at destinations around the world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginners' Spanish
  • Critical Contemporary Issues in Latin America
  • Field Study in ​Latin America
  • Latin American Field Research
  • Latin America: People, Places and Popular Culture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants educated in other countries may be considered for admission on their academic merits. Those completing Canadian high school courses will have the grades obtained in these courses used in lieu of equivalents obtained on international certificates.
  • Meet the minimum admission requirements as specified in section A.5 of the Calendar
  • Meet the University’s English Language Proficiency requirement
  • Be either a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Indicate their desire to be considered under this category on the Application for Admission
  • Provide contact information for two references
  • Complete a personal profile outlining circumstances, personal achievements and educational goals
  • Provide official transcripts from all high school and post-secondary institutions attended

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    24408 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12204 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    6596 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3298 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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