ip target image
You are currently browsing our site with content tailored to students in your country

Our cookies

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience with personalized content, relevant ads and enhanced functionalities. By allowing all you agree to the use of cookies as per the cookie policy and remember you can manage your preferences anytime.

MA in Language, Literature, and Translation (MALLT)

USA

30

1

COVID-19 update: This course will start online and continue on campus later. Read more

What will I learn?

MALLT is an interdisciplinary MA degree program focused on global languages, literatures and translation. With faculty from five different departments, MALLT offers a flexible program of study tailored to your professional goals.

Concentrations in two areas: 36 credits minimum

Students completing a double concentration take two core seminars (6 cr) and five courses in two areas of concentration (10 courses/30 cr). Both concentrations appear on your UWM transcript.

Examples of double concentrations:

  • Two languages (e.g., Spanish and French)
  • A language and Comparative Literature
  • A language and Linguistics
  • A language and Translation (e.g., German & German Translation)

MALLT Thesis Option

  • Not required for MALLT degree, but recommended for students intending to pursue a doctoral degree; does not replace Comprehensive Examinations.
  • Timing: Propose a thesis topic, in consultation with your Major Professor, after 9-15 credit hours of courses, but before your general Plan of Study is reviewed and finalized.
  • Credits: Maximum 6 credits. A 3-cr thesis replaces one course; a 6-cr thesis, 2 courses (one in your concentration, one “related”). Core Seminars cannot be replaced.
  • MA/MLIS degree program: Thesis credits are in addition to the 21 required MALLT credits.

Which department am I in?

College of Letters and Science

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$25,650.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 February 2023

Start date

23 January 2023

Venue

College of Letters and Science

2442 E Hartford Avenue,

MILWAUKEE,

Wisconsin,

53211, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for admission to the UWM Graduate School must have the following: A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Centre on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrolment in the Graduate School. Students applying to approved integrated bachelor’s/master’s programs are exempt from this requirement, A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale.

For international students

Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university

GPA of 2.75 or higher

International applicants must also present a minimum TOEFL iBT score of 83; TOEFL CBT score of 220; or IELTS score of 6.5

Application Deadlines: February 15 for admission in the following fall term; October 15 for admission in the following spring term.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

ADD TO MY FAVOURITES

About University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

With more than 200 academic programs the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has been the first choice for more than 195,000 alumni across the globe.

  • A globally engaged, top research university
  • Located in Wisconsin’s largest city, Milwaukee
  • Offers over 200 academic programs
  • 17:1 student-to-teacher ratio

Get in touch