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  • Local: $ 3.18k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 7.8k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • Spanish

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    The Official Master's Degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language presents a wide-reaching view of the latest areas of study within these fields. It offers a specialisation in Spanish language and literature that employs the currently most important methodologies and technological tools, such as the teaching of Spanish as a foreign language or the use of ICT in the study of Spanish.

    The Official Master's Degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language contents allow advanced studies in the Spanish language, with regard to both the linguistic system and the parameters of linguistic variation. It also offers a theoretical and practical analysis of Spanish and Hispano-American literary texts and traces the evolution of literary genres. It presents the classical work methodologies in literature (text commentary, criticism and literary history) and also the most recent ones (reception theory, intertextuality or sociology of literature).

    Career options

    You will be able to develop as a professional in any of the Spanish-speaking countries, a market which has experienced growth in demand in the past years.

    Career options are numerous. Some of the most common are:

    * Teaching Spanish Language and Literature at secondary school and university levels and Spanish as a foreign language.
    * Cultural management.
    * Publishing tasks: proofreading, editing, producing and creating designs and layouts.
    * Compilation of dictionaries, educational manuals and other teaching tools.
    * Writing newspaper articles or advertisement texts.
    * Literary or business translations and interpreting.
    * Literary criticism.
    * Management of writing workshops.

    Once you have finished the Master's degree you will also be perfectly trained to carry out research in preparation for your doctoral thesis.

    Teaching timetable

    Onsite classes for UAB official masters degrees usually take place in the afternoons, from 15.00 onwards, Monday to Friday. Depending on the semester, there may be classes every day or only some days of the week. As far as possible they are scheduled on two or three days a week

    Master description
    Of the master's degree's 60 credits, 30 are compulsory and 30 are optional, distributed as follows:

    * One module of 15 compulsory credits dealing with basic content of the programme.
    * One module of 15 compulsory credits corresponding to the master's dissertation.
    * Nine optional modules of 6 credits each, of which students take 5 in order to obtain all 30 optional credits.

    Program requirements

    Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.Admission requirementsAdmission requirements are as follows:1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in the field of Spanish language and literature, though degrees in other romance languages or in arts and humanities, journalism or communication sciences will also be taken into consideration.2. Students from other countries are asked to present the DELE diploma (level B2 or C1) or take an exam at the Language Service of the UAB.If the master's coordinator considers it necessary, in view of the documents provided by applicants, these may be required, on admission, to take up to 15 credits in bridging courses on Spanish language and literature.

    Those interested in enrolling in this master'sdegree can apply for one of the grants offered by the CatalunyaCaixa Social Work for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master'sdegree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time. For more information please contact the master'sdegree coordinator.

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