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Bachelor's Degree in English Studies

University of Almeria
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
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About this program

B. in English Studies

This Bachelor's Degree trains professionals specialized in their field of knowledge, with a solid basis of knowledge of English language and literature in all its scientific aspects, as well as exploring its origins and studying its tradition and influence up to the present day. Professional opportunities are:

  • Teaching in Secondary School and A levels/High School (through the Master in Secondary School Teaching)
  • University Teaching and Research (through the Doctorate)
  • Public civil servants in general (up to Group A)
  • Style correcting, linguistic and communication counselling.
  • Creative and cultural Companies.

Course taught in Spanish and some components taught in English

Admission requirements

Anyone who meets the admission requirements and general pre-requisites for access to the degree program may apply.

For Undergraduate programs, the basic requirements are to have a High-School diploma and a B1 Spanish Language certificate.

Please use the "Request information" form to learn more about the admission requirements and the application procedure for this program.

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Program content

Module 1: Basic Training

  • Arabic I
  • Arabic II
  • Comparative Literary Theory
  • Creative Writing
  • Foundations for analysis and use of the Spanish Language
  • Foundations of General Linguistics
  • French I
  • French II
  • German I
  • German II
  • Greek and Latin Foundations of Anglo-Germanic Languages
  • History of Linguistics
  • Introduction to Literature
  • Introduction to the History of Literary Theory

Module 2: Advanced Modern Language

  • Arabic III
  • Arabic IV
  • French III
  • French IV
  • German III
  • German IV

Module 3: Instrumental English and Translation.

  • Instrumental English
  • Translation

Module 4: English Linguistics

  • Applied English Linguistics
  • English Language Morphology
  • English Lexicology and semantics
  • English phonology and phonetics
  • English Syntax I
  • English Syntax II
  • Greek for English Studies
  • History of the English Language
  • Introduction to English Linguistics
  • Latin for English Studies
  • Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis in the English Language

Module 5: Literature and Culture in English-speaking Countries

  • Classical Tradition in English Literature: the Reception of Drama
  • Classical Tradition in English Literature: the Reception of Genres
  • English literary Texts: 19th & 20th Centuries
  • English Literature: 18th and 19th Century
  • Female anglophone Authors from the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Introduction to 20th Century English Literature: Poetry, Drama and Fiction
  • Literary Theories in Great Britain and the United States
  • Literature from other anglophone Countries
  • Medieval English Literature
  • North American Literature: 19th Century
  • North American Literature: 20th Century
  • Renaissance English Literature: 16th Century
  • Renaissance English Literature: 17th Century
  • The History and Culture of anglophone Countries

Module 6: Contexts of the Grade, Professional Environments and End of Studies Dissertation

  • Degree Final Project
  • External Practices Interculturalism Policies in anglophone Countries
  • Methodology of English Teaching and/or Learning
  • Society and Globalization in anglophone Countries

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships and grants

Scholarships and study grants

  • Scholarships from the Ministry
    • General scholarships from the Ministry of Education for undergraduate and master studies
  • UAL
    • scholarships Tuition scholarships and other scholarships and study grants for undergraduate, master's and undergraduate degrees

Collaboration scholarships in Departments

Aid to initiate research tasks related to the studies completed

Mobility scholarships

National and international mobility calls for students

Internships and Training Scholarships

Scholarships in local, national and international companies

Aid for training research staff

Research calls for training


EU and Non-EU students full tuition fee is 823.12 EUR


General Objectives of the Grade are:

  • To train educated citizens, capable of establishing a critical and commited relationship with current reality.
  • Training people commited to the preservation and propagation of the cultural and scientific heritage of the literary and linguistic spheres related to Hispanic Philology, both synchronically and diacronically.
  • To train people with the capacity for analyzing problems, searching information and adopting decisions.
  • Training teachers and researchers to be able to integrate the different study perspectives and apply them to labour market requirements.

Within their specific training, graduates will have:

  • Knowledge of the fundamental contents of basic subject-matters of Arts and Humanities in philological studies.
  • Advanced knowledge (B1-B2) of a second modern language.
  • Knowledge of modern language with specific purposes, applied to instruments of linguistics and study of literature.
  • Sufficient knowledge to understand the relation of English language and literature with its Greek and Latin origins.
  • Theoretical, practical and advanced knowledge of English grammar.
  • Knowledge and use of work instruments for descriptive linguistics, historical linguistics and applied linguistics.
  • Knowledge of the internal and external historical evolution of English language.
  • Knowledge of the social, geographical and stylistic variability of English language.
  • Knowledge of the different levels of analysis of English language.
  • Knowledge of the most relevant features and authors of the periods and literary genres of English written literature.
  • Capacity to understand and appreciate linguistic and cultural diversity.
  • Capacity to apply linguistic and literary knowledge to professional environments particularly required by the social milieau.
  • Advanced capacity to understand, comment and produce both literary and specialized texts.
  • Advanced capacity to express criteria such as could be required for an expert quality report of any literary product.
  • Capacity for teaching and research in the sphere of the Grade studies.

Professional qualification

After completing the Master in Secondary School Teaching, students have access to teaching at that level.

Continuing studies

Linked to the Grade in Spanish Philology and the Grade in Humanities. It is related to the Master in English Studies, Master in Social Communication, and Master in Gender Studies as access to Doctorate in Arts and Humanities. In order to become a Secondary School teacher, one has to undertake the appropriate Master

Career paths

  • Teaching in Secondary School and Bachillerato (through the Master in Secondary School Teaching)
  • University Teaching and Research (through the Doctorate)
  • Public civil servants in general (up to Group A)
  • Style correcting, linguistic and communication counselling.
  • Creative and cultural Companies.

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University of Almeria

Founded in 1993, the University of Almería (UAL) is a public higher education and research university ranked in the Top 40 nationally, and top 1000 worldwide. We offer 34 Bachelor and 44 Master Degrees, as well as 14 PhD programmes...

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Imane Aoulad Bem Ali
Being an Erasmus student in the university of Almerìa was such a pleasure for me. It helped me to get to know people frim different countries and cultures as well as learning Spanish. However, it was hard for me to adapt with a new educational system . Still, if I have the chance to be an Erasmus student again, I will surely go for it.

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