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University Master's Degree in Teaching Languages: Spanish as a Foreign Language

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Program overview
2 semesters
Full time/part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Spanish
Start dates
Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2022

Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2022

Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2023

Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2023

Program description

University Master's Degree in Teaching Languages: Spanish as a Foreign Language

The main aim of the Master's Degree in Spanish as a Foreign Language is to train students to teach Spanish to speakers of other languages. It provides them with the theory and practical tools students need to teach Spanish as a foreign language at home or abroad. The program guarantees that graduates will have a thorough knowledge of Spanish and will be familiar with the most suitable techniques and methods for satisfactory teaching.

The subjects are taught entirely in Spanish, as is the training program, but this may not be the case of the optional subjects.

In addition to the professional track, the course also offers a research track for those who are interested in pursuing any theoretical or practical aspects of foreign language teaching with a view to taking a doctorate.

Admission requirements

The Master program is aimed at future language teachers who wish to work in Spain and abroad.

The Master's degree is aimed at: Hispanic studies or Hispanic language and literature, other language degrees, a degree in primary-school teaching (with the speciality in foreign languages) or a degree in a related field (Translation, Foreign Language Teacher, etc).

However, it may also be admitted steduents with a degree in primary-school teaching ( without the speciality in foreign languages) and other candidate profiles if a teaching vocation does exist.

Specific documentation required

As well as the the compulsory general documentation required for pre-enrolment to the program, if you are a foreign student, you must proof your proficiency in Spanish language, it is required C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or equivalent qualification.

Optionally, you can also submit:

  • Proof of additional training: courses, seminars, etc.
  • Proof of professional experience in teaching foreign languages (Spanish).

Selection criteria

  • Appropriateness of the admission qualification, up to 4 points. Qualifications will be graded according to the following scale:
    1. A degree in the field of philology: up to 4 points
    2. A degree in the field of arts and humanities: up to 3 points.
    3. Other qualifications: up to 1 point.
  • Evaluation of the student's academic record in the university degree qualifying them for admission to the master's degree: up to 3 points.
  • Additional training: other documented courses, seminars or activities related to the content of the master's degree: up to 1 point.
  • Professional experience: experience in teaching foreign languages (Spanish) will be appraised: up to 3 points.

However, if all the places on offer are not taken and you meet the access and admission requirements, you may be admitted without your merits being taken into account.


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Program content

First Year: Compulsory subjects

Yearly subjects

  • Work Placement
  • Master's Thesis

First semester

  • Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages
  • Teaching Methodology for Foreign Languages
  • Common European Reference Framework for Languages
  • Assessment of Competences in Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Analysis and Production of Teaching Materials
  • Cultural Pragmatism in Classroom in a Spanish Language Classroom
  • Optional subjects

Second semester

  • Classroom Management: Working Dynamics and Communication Techniques
  • New Technologies Applied to Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Designing Teaching Courses and Units for Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Formal Grammar and Pedagogical Grammar in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Optional subjects

Optional subjects:

  • Writing a Doctoral Thesis
  • Culture in a Spanish Language Classroom: Literature, History, Art and Cinema
  • Teaching Spanish to Immigrants
  • Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language to Children Designing Activities
  • Spanish for Specific Purposes
  • Teaching Vocabulary in a Spanish Language Classroom
  • Teaching Pronunciation in a Spanish Language Classroom
  • Research Methodology Applied to Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Questions of Lexical Semantics in the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • For students from member states of the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Andorra* or resident in Spain: €1,806 / full time-course.
  • Rest of students*: €2,913.

*Students who have obtained their degrees outside of Spain will be charged with €218.15 as a Tax of academic career that will apply in the first registration only (price for course 2021-22).

Qualification

Credits - 60 ECTS

Career opportunities

Graduates in the University Master's degree in Teaching languages: Spanish as a Foreign Language are capable of working in:

  • Teaching Spanish in language schools in Spain or abroad
  • Teaching Spanish in foreign universities
  • Teaching Spanish in civic centres
  • Posts as Spanish language assistants at foreign universities
  • Cultural mediation in official refugees centres and immigrant services
  • Tourism field
  • Translation field
  • Correction of media texts

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The Rovira i Virgili University (URV) is a young and dynamic university serving the needs of society, with an international outlook and a close relationship with our immediate socioeconomic environment. Located in Tarragona, approximately 100 kms south-west of Barcelona on...


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C. de l'Escorxador, s/n
43003 Tarragona Catalonia
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