Official master's degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language

Foreign languages are at the basis of professional careers of the 21st century. This master's degree offers important possibilities to expand your horizon through contacts with centres around the world

Content Official Master's Degree in Spanish Language, Hispanic Literature and Spanish as a Foreign Language

Ideal student profile


Basic skills

  • Use acquired knowledge as a basis for originality in the application of ideas, often in a research context.
  • Solve problems in new or little-known situations within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to the field of study.
  • Integrate knowledge and use it to make judgements in complex situations, with incomplete information, while keeping in mind social and ethical responsibilities.
  • Communicate and justify conclusions clearly and unambiguously to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Continue the learning process, to a large extent autonomously

Specific skills

  • Display specialist knowledge of the standard language, both oral and written.
  • Analyse a text from a philological, linguistic and literary perspective.
  • Describe the structure of the Spanish language.
  • Identify the diatopic, diastratic and diaphasic varieties of Spanish.
  • Distinguish between the conceptual problems posed by the study of Spanish language and literature to native speakers and to non-native speakers.
  • Relate authors and literary texts in Spanish to their cultural, social and historical context.
  • Relate authors and literary texts in Spanish to recent research into European traditions since the Middle Ages.
  • Relate literary texts produced in Latin America and their authors to their cultural, social and historical context.
  • Display specialist knowledge of the main currents in the study of textual transmission and of the various phases in text editing.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Give an oral presentation on any topic related to the field of the master's programme.
  • Design and carry out a research project on any topic related to the field of the master's programme.
  • Use the bibliographic and technological resources of linguistic and literary research.
  • Develop the ability to evaluate sex-and gender-based inequalities and design solutions.