Study plan Bachelor's Degree in English and Spanish Studies

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Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   48 12  
4th year   12 42 6
Totals 60 120 54 6

Period of study

The degree is organised into semesters

Part-time or full-time

Full-time, with the option of a slow track


Specialisation in Linguistics
Specialisation in Literature

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
  • English Grammar I: from the Word to the Sentence
  • Academic Writing Skills in English I
  • Comparative Literature
  • Medieval Spanish Literature to the Spanish Golden Age
  • Oral and Written Discourse in Spanish
  • introduction to English Literature
  • Academic Oral Skills in English I
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Spanish Literature: from the Enlightenment to the Avant-garde
  • Commentary of Literary Texts
  • Cultural History of the British Isles
  • Academic Writing Skills in English II
  • British Romantic Literature 
  • Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
  • 16th Century Spanish Literature 
  • English Grammar II: the Sentence
  • Academic Oral Skills in English II
  • Spanish Rules and Use
  • Spanish Literature from the Enlightenment to Romanticism
  • Spanish Language: Unity and Diversity
3rd year 4th year 
  • English Phonetics and Phonology I
  • Cultural History of the United States
  • Morphology of Spanish
  • Spanish Literature from Realism to Modernism
  • American Literature I: 19th Century
  • Victorian Literature
  • Spanish Syntax: the Simple Sentence
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • Comparative Linguistics Between English and Catalan/Spanish
  • Linguistic Commentary of Literary Texts
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits.

3rd and 4th years
- Modern Language I (French)
- Modern Language I (German)
- Modern Language I (Italian)
- Modern Language I (Basque)
- Modern Language I (Galician)
- Modern Language I (Portuguese)
- Modern Language I (Occitan)
- Modern Language I (Modern Greek)
- Modern Language I (Romanian)
- Modern Language II (French)
- Modern Language II (German)
- Modern Language II (Italian)
- Modern Language II (Basque)
- Modern Language II (Galician)
- Modern Language II (Portuguese)
- Modern Language II (Occitan)
- Modern Language II (Modern Greek)
- Modern Language II (Romanian)

You may enrol in a maximum of 12 credits of these subjects.
- Work Placement I
- Work Placement II

In order to obtain a Specialisation you must take at least 42 credits (7 subjects) pertaining to each track.

Specialisation in Linguistics Specialisation in  Literature
  • Language Typology (*)
  • Language Acquisition
  • Biological Bases of Language 
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language Theory
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Syntactic Analysis of English
  • English in a Global Context 
  • Varieties of English
  • Introduction to the Acquisition and Teaching of English
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Translation
  • Spanish Syntaxis: the Compound Sentence
  • Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Spanish in America
  • Classroom Grammar: Methodologies and Applications
  • Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Theory and Practice in Comparative Literature (*)
  • Western Literary Tradition. The Construction of European Literature
  • Literary Thought
  • American Literature II: from Modernism to the First Half of the 20th Century
  • English Literature from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
  • Contemporary English Literature: 20th and 21st Centuries
  • English Prose
  • Teaching Literature in English
  • Gender Studies in English-Speaking Countries
  • Cultural Studies in English-Speaking Countries
  • Latin American Literature from the 20th Century
  • Latest Trends in Latin American Literature
  • Spanish Literature of the 17th Century
  • Medieval Literature: Genres and Traditions
  • Contemporary Spanish Narrative: 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Monographic Seminar on Spanish Literature
  • Digital Philology
  • Publishing Perspectives and Techniques

(*) Compulsory specialisation subjects.

Optional credits can be obtained either by choosing among the optional subjects of the degree or by taking a minor. The Faculty of aRts & Humanities offers a wide range of minors in languages and their literatures:

Minor in Language Sciences

Minor in Classical Culture

Minor in Medieval Romance Cultures and Literatures

Minor in German Studies

Minor in Basque Studies

Minor in Galician Studies

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Literary and Cultural Studies

Additional information

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.