MA Hispanic Studies


How to Apply


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All documents related to the application process must be sent to or delivered to the addresses indicated below , with the exception of the audio sample which must be sent to or delivered to the department (see below).

Supporting documents (i.e. Academic Assessment Forms and Reference Letters) can be submitted by mail or in person.

Mail to:
Concordia University
Graduate Admissions
Application Centre
PO Box 2002, Station H
Montréal (Québec)
H3G 2V4

Deliver in person:
Concordia University
Graduate Admission Services
Birks Student Service Centre
1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
Room LB-185

Statement of Purpose

One or two pages (maximum) in English, outlining the applicant's academic background and areas of interest, potential theses area (if applicable), and objectives in pursuing graduate studies.

Official Transcripts

Only 1 copy of all post-secondary studies is required. Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation, issued by a certified translator. A minimum GPA of 3.3 on a 4.3 scale (77%) is required.

Curriculum Vitae

Complete and up-to-date.

Letters of Reference

Three letters must be submitted in signed, sealed envelopes. There is also an Assessment Form that should accompany each letter of reference. Applicants can collect the letters and mail them themselves or ask their referees to send them directly to the above address.   Either way they must be signed and sealed when they arrive.

Voice Sample

Brief speech (in Spanish) on the applicant’s experience as an undergraduate student (skills acquired in relation with graduate studies and/or for his/her professional career). The 5-minute voice sample (audio file) must be submitted in one of the following formats: MP3, iTunes, WMA. The file can be sent to or delivered to the Department at the following address:

Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd West, suite H 663
Montréal (Québec)
H2G 1M8

Writing Sample

1000-word writing sample in Spanish. The writing sample should be an academic work on any subject the applicant has accomplished in the past (for instance, a final essay for a course).


Applicants whose prior degrees are not from an English or French-language university are required to submit TEOFL scores. The minimum IBT TOEFL score is 80.

Proof of Citizenship

A legible photocopy of one of the following documents must be provided:

Canadian or Permanent Residents

  • Canadian birth certificate
  • Canadian citizenship card (both sides)
  • Permanent Resident of Canada card (both sides) or IMM-5292 form

International applicants

Please see for the required immigration documents and permits.


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