Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Catalan Philology: Literary Studies and Linguistics

Study guides

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in Catalan Philology: Literary Studies and Linguistics


Lectures take place in the mornings only.

Study plan information

Table of credits for each course

  Basic training Compulsory Optional Bachelor's Degree Final Project
1st year 60      
2nd year   60    
3rd year   60    
4th year   6 48 6
Totals 60 126 48 6

Period of study

The academic year is divided into semesters.

Part-time or full-time

Full-time dedication. Part-time dedication can also be considered.


Specialisation in Catalan and Linguistics
Specialisation in Catalan Literature and European Tradition

Basic and compulsory training

1st year 2nd year
1st semester
  • Latin
  • Introduction to Catalan Philology
  • Theory and Practice of Argumentation
  • Descriptive and Prescriptive Grammar: from Sound to Word
  • Literary Movements from Modernism to Postmodernism
2nd semester
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Literary Genres and Contemporary Society 
  • Descriptive and Prescriptive Grammar: from Clause to Utterance
  • Comparative Literature
  • Social History of the Catalan Language
1st semester
  • Lexis and Grammar
  • Sociolinguistics and Diversity
  • From the Troubadours to Ramon Muntaner
  • Catalan Phonetics and Prescriptive Spoken Language
  • Narrative: from Víctor Català to Mercè Rodoreda
2nd semester
  • Catalan Phonology
  • Catalan Syntax
  • From Bernat Metge to Curial e Güelfa
  • Catalan Literature from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment
  • Contemporary Catalan Poetry
3rd year 4th year
1st semester
  • Structure, Meaning and Discourse
  • Catalan Literature from Romanticism to Realism
  • Tirant lo Blanc and Medieval Narrative
  • Linguistic Foundations of Catalan Prescriptive Grammar
  • Ausiàs March and European Poetry
2nd semester
  • Catalan Theatre
  • Catalan Historical Grammar
  • Catalan Morphology
  • Catalan Literature in the Classroom
  • Standard Language: Professional Applications in the Digital Age
  • Catalan Dialectology
  • Bachelor's Degree Final Project

Optional subjects

In order to obtain a specialisation, a minimum of 30 credits belonging to the pathway must be taken. All optional subjects are worth 6 credits.

4th year
  • Modern Language I (English, French, German, Italian, Basque, Galician, Portuguese, Occitan, Modern Greek, Romanian) (*)
  •  Modern Language II (English, French, German, Italian, Basque, Galician, Portuguese, Occitan, Modern Greek, Romanian) (*)
  • Work Placement I
  • Work Placement II
Catalan Language and Linguistics Catalan Literature and European Tradition
  • Catalan as a Second Language (COMPULSORY for this specialisation)
  • Catalan Lexicography and Terminology
  • Language Policy and Planning
  • Issues in Comparative Grammar
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Biological Foundations of Language
  •  Language Technology
  • Linguistic Typology
  • Literature and Journalism: from Josep Pla to Montserrat Roig (COMPULSORY for this specialisation)
  • Medieval Catalan Tales and the Romance Tradition
  • Narcís Oller and Realism in European Literature
  • Catalan Poetry and Romanticism
  • Theory and Analysis of Theatre
  • Theory and Analysis of Poetry
  • Western Literary Tradition II
  • Issues in Literary Criticism
  • The Classical Tradition in European Literature

(*) You can enrol in a maximum of 12 credits in these subjects.


Additional information

All optional subjects are not scheduled each year.