Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Catalan and Spanish

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Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Assignments
Bachelor's Degree
1st year 54 6    
2nd year 6 54    
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
  • Spanish Medieval and Golden Age Literature
  • Oral and Written Discourse in Spanish
  • Comparative Literature
  • Descriptive and Prescriptive Grammar: from Sound to Word
  • Literary Movements from Modernism to Postmodernism
  • Spanish Literature from the Enlightenment to the Avantgarde
  • Commentary of Literary Texts
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Descriptive and Prescriptive Grammar: From Clause to Utterance
  • Literary Genres and Contemporary Society
  • Spanish Morphology
  • 16th Century Spanish Literature 
  • Foundations of Catalan Philology
  • Lexis and Grammar
  • Catalan Literature: Romanticism to Realism
  • Spanish: Rules and Use
  • Spanish Literature of the Enlightenment and Romanticism
  • Spanish Language: Unity and Diversity
  • Catalan Phonology
  • From Bernat Metge to Curial e Güelfa
3rd year 4th year
  • Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
  • Spanish Literature from Realism to Modernism
  • Linguistic Fundamentals of Catalan Prescriptive Grammar
  • Tirant lo Blanc and Medieval Narrative
  • Spanish Syntax: the Simple Sentence
  • Contemporary Spanish Literature
  • Catalan Syntax
  • Contemporary Catalan Poetry
  • Catalan Dialectology
  • Linguistici Commentary of Literary Texts
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

All optional subjects are worth 6 credits.

3rd and 4th year
- Modern Language I (English)
- Modern Language I (German)
- Modern Language I (Italian)
- Modern Language I (Basque)
- Modern Language I (French)
- Modern Language I (Galician)
- Modern Language I (Portuguese)
- Modern Language I (Occitan)
- Modern Language I (Modern Greek)
- Modern Language I (Romanian)
- Modern Language II (English)
- Modern Language II (German)
- Modern Language II (Italian)
- Modern Language II (Basque)
- Modern Language II (French)
- 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 Language and Linguistics Specialisation in Literature
  • Linguistic Typology*
  • Language Acquisition
  • Biological Bases of Language
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Language Theory
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Social History of the Catalan Language
  • Catalan Historical Grammar
  • Catalan Morphology
  • Questions of Comparative Grammar
  • Standard Language: Professional Applications in the Digital Era
  • Language Policy and Planning
  • Spanish Syntax: the Compund Sentence
  • Spanish Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Spanish Historical Grammar
  • Spanish in America
  • Classroom Grammar: Methodologies and Applications
  • Spanish as a Foreign Language
  • Theory and Practice of Comparative Literature*
  • Western Literary Tradition. The Construction of European Literature
  • Theory and Analysis of Poetry
  • Ausiàs March and European Poetry
  • Medieval Catalan Tales and the Romance Tradition
  • Catalan Literature from Renaissance to the Enlightenment
  • Narrative: from Víctor Català to Mercè Rodoreda
  • Narcís Oller and European Realism
  • Literature and Journalism: Josep Pla and Prose in the Interwar Years
  • Catalan Theatre
  • 20th Century Latin american Literature
  • Current Trends in Latin American Literature
  • 17th Century Spanish Literature
  • Medieval Literature: Genres and Traditions
  • Contemporary Spanish Narrative: 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Monograph Seminar on Spanish Literature
  • Publishing Perspectives and Techniques

(*) Compulsory specialisation subject.

Additional information

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.