General information

Academic year: 2022/2023

Level: Master

Type: Official Master's Degree

ECTS Credits: 60

Length of programme (full time): 1 YEAR

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Máster (MECES level 3 - EQF level 7)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

Language(s) of instruction Spanish

More info: programme website

Programme coordinator


Faculty of Arts / Granada campus

Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Literature and linguistics (0232)


Students who have completed the second cycle have the following competences:
– They possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity for originality in the development and/or application of ideas, often in a research context.
– They are able to apply their acquired knowledge and problem-solving skills in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
– They are able to integrate knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of incomplete or limited information, including reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgements.
– They know how to communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and ultimate reasons behind them, to specialist and non-specialist audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
– They possess the learning skills to enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous manner.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Máster Universitario en Estudios Superiores de Lengua Española

Qualification requirements

60 minimum credits

Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
Advances in Spanish Psycholinguistics 1º Curso Yearly
Andalusian Dialects: Lexical and Semantic Features 1º Curso 1st Semester
Andalusian Spanish: Sociolinguistic Variation and Standard 1º Curso 1st Semester
Applied Statistics in Research on the Spanish Language 1º Curso Yearly
Aspects of the Historiography of Spanish Linguistics 1º Curso 1st Semester
Content, Skill and Strategy in the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language 1º Curso 1st Semester
Dependency Syntax of the Spanish Language 1º Curso 1st Semester
Discursive Pragmatics 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Experimental Phonetics 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Grammatical Variation 1º Curso 1st Semester
Language and Culture: the Influence of Contextual Factors on the Use of Spanish 1º Curso 1st Semester
Language and Popular Culture: Lexical and Ethnographic Variation 1º Curso 1st Semester
Linguistic Corpora: Applications 1º Curso 1st Semester
Master's Dissertation 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Missionary Linguistics 1º Curso 1st Semester
Research Methods in Spanish Language (Diachrony) 1º Curso 1st Semester
Research Methods in Spanish Language (Synchrony) 1º Curso 1st Semester
Spanish as a Second Language: Methodological Approaches and Analysis of Teaching Materials 1º Curso 2nd Semester
Spanish Phraseology 1º Curso 1st Semester
Terminology, Lexicography and Dictionaries 1º Curso 1st Semester
The convergence and divergence of Spanish dialects 1º Curso 1st Semester
The Discursive Traditions: Features of Orality 1º Curso 1st Semester
The Linguistic Norm in Spanish: Tradition and Modernity 1º Curso 1st Semester
The Standardisation of Spanish: Historiographical Features 1º Curso 1st Semester
Theory and Practice of Spanish Lexicology and Lexicography 1º Curso 1st Semester
Variation in Golden Age Spanish 1º Curso 1st Semester


Specialisation name

– No Specialisation

Admission information

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.

Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.

Specific admission requirements

Access to this Master’s degree programme is granted to holders of a Spanish official university degree of Licenciado or Graduado (Bachelor’s Degree) in the fields of Fine Arts and Humanities, and to holders of equivalent degrees from other education systems.
Students with a mother tongue other than Spanish will be required to have a Spanish B2 level or higher, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

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