Teaching English as a foreign language

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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.



University Master in Teaching English as a foreign language (M051)
  • Speciality in Developing English Teaching Skills (M051)
  • Speciality in Teaching Through English in Bilingual Schools (M053)
Master`s web

Participating Universities

University of Alcala

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Modern Philology

Teaching centre(s)

Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
Colegio San José de Caracciolos

Year Course Started

2006-07 (RD 56/2005)
2009-10 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time

Type of teaching

Semi-presential. Combines face-to-face and online teaching, with the help of the online platform of the Universidad de Alcalá



Professional qualification

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




Dr. Daniel Candel Bormann


Coordinadores de especialidad:
- Dr. Manuel Megías Rosa
- Dra. Ana Halbach

External placement coordination:
- Dr. Juan Manuel Camacho Ramos

Academic Committee

Dr. Alberto Lázaro Lafuente
Dr. Manuel Megías Rosa
Dr. Daniel Candel Bormann
Dra. Mercedes Díez Prados
Dra. Ana Halbach


Academic Issues

Administrative issues:

Estudio financiado

Objectives and competences

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 competences required to obtain a master`s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007. Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Registration deadlines

Number of places for new

Total places available: 30 (15 for speciality)

Minimum number of places for an speciality to be taught: 5

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

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

Para todos los TFM que se vayan a defender a partir de curso 2019-20, se establece que junto al Trabajo de Fin de Máster, el estudiante deberá presentar al director el informe resumido proporcionado (% de coincidencia) por la aplicación Turnitin una vez este haya abierto la aplicación para que pueda obtener el citado informe (Aprobado por la Comisión de Estudios Oficiales de Posgrado y Doctorado, en su sesión ordinaria de fecha 24 de septiembre de 2019)


Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration and fees


From october 2018 to june 2019


Los módulos que tengan actividades presenciales se impartirán, de forma intensiva, de lunes a viernes, de 17:30 a 20:30 horas
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Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
Campus Histórico
Colegio San José de Caracciolos
C/ Trinidad 3-5
28801. Alcalá de Henares

Material resources

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

Material resources available to course participants

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Dra. Ana Halbach
Dr. Alberto Lázaro Lafuente
Dr. Manuel Megías Rosa
Louisa Mortimer (estudiante)
Isabel San Vicente (PAS)

Complaints and Suggestions

Reconocimientos del Máster

Work placement of graduates