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Man engages in international development by harvesting crops in an international location


Latin American Studies

Specialize your International Development Studies degree by focusing on unique culture, history, and challenges of Latin America

Study the complex history, politics, and biodiversity of Latin America while you explore and discover new approaches to understanding democracy, human rights, and sustainable development in the world’s most urbanized regions. Adding a specialization to your International Development Studies degree is a great way to showcase your expertise and develop your Spanish language skills.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A. (Honours)


  • Peterborough

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  • Experience life in Latin America by studying and living abroad through Trent’s Study Abroad program
  • Join the Student Association for International Development and contribute to the student-run Community Movements Conference
  • Study and graduate from a program that is recognized for its leadership on a global scale
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Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Human Rights Officer
  • Diplomat
  • United Nations Official
  • Community Education Coordinator
  • Humanitarian Assistance Worker

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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