Research in Contemporary Anglophone and Hispanic Literatures

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Master' Degree in Research in Contemporary Anglophone and Hispanic Literatures (M181)


  • Anglophone Literature
  • Hispanic Literature (this specialisation will not be offered during the course 2024-25)

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Modern Philology

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (Historic Campus)

Year Course Started

2019-2020 (RD 1393/2007)



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


English and spanish

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.




D. Juan Francisco Elices Agudo


D. Juan Francisco Elices Agudo

Academic Committee

D. Juan F. Elices Agudo

Dª Marisol Morales Ladrón

Dª Teresa López Pellisa


Academic issues:

D. Juan Francisco Elices Agudo

Administrative issues:

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: 60

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

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

Specific admission conditions

In order to be admitted, students aspiring to access this Master's Degree must hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in subjects related to the studies to be undertaken: Philology, Hispanic Studies, English Studies, Humanities, Theory of Literature, Modern Languages and Translation, and Drama. Exceptionally, students from other degrees may be admitted provided that the Academic Committee considers that, in view of their academic record, they have studied enough subjects in the field of specialisation of this Master's degree in official undergraduate studies.

In the event that the number of candidates is greater than the number of places offered, the Academic Committee will assess the merits of each candidate in accordance with the following criteria:

  • Academic transcript of bachelor's degree studies: 30%.
  • Currículum Vitae: 30%.
  • Personal interview /face-to-face or online) with the candidate: 25%.
  • Motivation letter: 15%.

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


Collaboration agreements and programmes



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


Beginning of classes: 02nd October 2023.

Last classes: 26 january 2024


Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
28801 Alcalá de Henares

Material resources

Installations, services and plans

(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Facultad de Filosofía y Letras. Colegio de Málaga

External Practicums

Documentos de los procesos de calidad

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Presidente: Juan F. Elices Agudo

Secretaria: Marisol Morales Ladrón

Vocal: Teresa López Pellisa

Vocal en representación de los estudiantes del master

Complaints and Suggestions