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Find out more about our Official Courses

The University of Alcalá offers courses leading to official university degrees valid all over Spain and where applicable, throughout the territory of the European Union.

In its official studies, the University of Alcalá promotes training that is balanced in theoretical and practical aspects, promoting freedom of opinion, based on a command of content to grasp the scientific, technical or artistic methods needed to achieve the social return on the public resources invested in the training process in productive activity of future graduates.

These studies include Undergraduate Degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates courses.

  

Official Studies

Qualification

Master's Degree in American Studies (M157)

Interuniversity Master's organised by the Complutense University of Madrid and the University of Alcalá.

Master's Website

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

University of Alcalá
Franklin Institute

Complutense University of Madrid
Faculty of Philology

Teaching centre(s)

University of Alcalá
Franklin Institute
Colegio de Trinitarios

Complutense University of Madrid
Faculty of Philology
Ciudad Universitaria

Year Course Started

2016-2017 (RD 1393/2007)

Credits

60 ECTS

Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS for full-time students and 30 ECTS for part-time students

Type of teaching

Face-to-face classes

Language/s

English

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.

Orientation

Research

Directors

Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
esperanza.cerda@uah.es

Coordinators

Quality Coordinator

Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
esperanza.cerda@uah.es

Academic Committee

Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
Francisco Manuel Sáez de Adana Herrero (UAH)
Julio Cañero Serrano (UAH)
Isabel Durán Giménez-Rico (UCM)
Eusebio Lorenzo Gómez (UCM)
Carmen Méndez García (UCM)

Contact

Academic issues:

Franklin Institute
Esperanza Cerdá Redondo
esperanza.cerda@uah.es

Administrative issues:
info.posgrado@uah.es

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available: 20

A minimum of 15 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations

For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through the Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).

Continuance

Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration

Fees

Calendar

Beginning of classes: 26th September 2022 

Academic course: From October to June

Consult this website

Venue

1 semester:
University Complutense
Faculty of Philology
Menendez Pelayo Square, s/n
University City
28040 Madrid

2 Semester:
University of Alcala
Franklin Institute
Trinitarios School
C/ Trinidad 1
28801. Alcalá de Henares

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Material resources available to course participants

External Practicums

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Director of the Franklin Institute
Coordinator UAH
Coordinator UCM
2 students (one from each University)
1 PAS staff member

Complaints and Suggestions