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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 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (M051)
  • Specialisation in Developing English Teaching Skills (M051)
  • Specialisation in Teaching English through Literature (M052)
  • Specialisation in Teaching through English in Bilingual Schools (M053)

Master`s webpage

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Modern Philology

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
San José de Caracciolos College

Year Course Started

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

Language/s

English

Level of qualification

Level 3 leading to the title of Master's Degree. Level 3 (Master's) of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) corresponds to level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF), in accordance with the provisions of the Royal Decree 22/2015, of 23rd January (BOE 07/02/2015).

Professional qualification

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

Orientation

Research/professional

Directors

Dra. Raquel Fernández Fernández
raquel.fernandez@uah.es

Coordinators

Specialities coordinators:
- Dra M.Dolores Porto Requejo
- Dra. Silvia García Hernández

External placement coordination:
- Dr. Juan Manuel Camacho Ramos

Academic Committee

Dra. Raquel Fernández Fernández
Dra. M. Dolores Porto Requejo
Dra. Silvia García Hernández

Contact

Academic issues:

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

Número total de plazas ofertadas:
  • Especialidad en Developing English Teaching Skills: 15 plazas
  • Especialidad en Teaching English through Literature: 10 plazas
  • Especialidad en Teaching through English in Bilingual Schools: 15 plazas

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

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

Continuance

Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration

Fees

Fees: 1st matriculation: nationals and residents: 2.736 € ; non-EU non-residents: 5.079 € (approximate information).

Calendar

From October to June

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Timetable

The modules that have face-to-face activities will be taught, intensively, from Monday to Friday, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Venue

Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
Historic Campus
San José de Caracciolos College
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

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Dra. Raquel Fernández Fernández

Dra. M. Dolores Porto Requejo

Dra. Silvia García Hernández

Dr. Antonio García Gómez

Dña. Andrea González Bengoa (estudiante)

Dña. María Isabel San Vicente Gómez (PAS)

Complaints and Suggestions