Study plan Bachelor's Degree in English and Spanish Studies

Basic skills

  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students can apply the knowledge to their own work or vocation in a professional manner and have the powers generally demonstrated by preparing and defending arguments and solving problems within their area of study.
  • Students have the ability to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their study area) to issue judgments that include reflection on important issues of social, scientific or ethical.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills in order to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Correctly use written and oral English and Spanish for academic and professional purposes, related to the study of linguistics, history, culture and literature.
  • Demonstrate normative knowledge of the Spanish language and mastery of it in all its applications in the academic and professional environment.
  • Understand and produce written and oral academic texts in English at advanced proficient user level (C1).
  • Understand and produce written and oral academic texts in English at mastery level (C2).
  • Identify and interpret literary texts of different languages, analysing generic, formal, thematic and cultural characteristics according to the concepts and methods of comparative literature and literary theory.
  • Recognize the most significant periods, traditions, trends, authors and works of literature in English and Spanish languages in their historical and social context.
  • Identify the foundations of human language, the principles, methods and results of the structural analysis of languages.
  • Identify typologically the main phenomena of the English and Spanish language and relate them to similar phenomena in other languages.
  • Interpret literary texts in English or Spanish within their cultural and historical context using current philological methodologies and textual and comparative strategies.
  • Analyse the main phonetic, phonological, morphological, syntactic, lexical and semantic properties of the English and Spanish languages, their evolution throughout history and their current structure.
  • Apply the concepts, resources and methods acquired during the study of the English and Spanish language in a global, multilingual social context.
  • Critically analyse linguistic, literary and cultural production in English and Spanish, applying the techniques and methods of critical editing and digital processing.
  • Develop arguments applicable to the fields of literature, culture, literary theory, language and linguistics, in Spanish and English, and evaluate their academic relevance.
  • Demonstrate skills for professional development in the fields of linguistic applications, teaching, and literary and cultural management in English and Spanish.

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate the ability to work autonomously and in teams with the aim of attaining the planned objectives in multicultural and interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Use digital tools and specific documentary sources for identifying and organisation information.
  • Apply ethical scientific principles in information processing.
  • Carry out effective written work and oral presentations adapted to the appropriate register in different languages.