University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
115 Séraphin Marion Street
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1N 6N5


Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Programs
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Spanish Language and Literature
Description The Spanish section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers the degree of doctor of philosophy (PhD) in Spanish. The objectives of the Spanish Section are to provide advanced training in Hispanic literature, culture and linguistics, and to make use of the resources offered by the theoretical and comparative interests of the Faculty. The program has two fields of research: Hispanic Literature and Culture; Hispanic Linguistics.
Website: Spanish at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75 to 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92-93]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Two recommendation letters, official transcripts of all universities attended, resume (must include chronological academic history), letter of intent (setting your interest to pursue graduate work in Spanish at the University of Ottawa) and writing sample in Spanish: an example of written work in your area of interest (12-30 pages) are required. Wherever possible, candidates for admission to the program should be interviewed by a professor or professors assigned by the Section. All inquiries should be addressed to the director of graduate studies in Spanish.

* 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.

Last Updated: August 17, 2018