Intercultural Communication and Public Service Interpreting and Translation

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Qualification

Master's Degree in Intercultural Communication and Public Service Interpreting and Translation (M195)
  • Specialisation in Arabic-Spanish (M195)
  • Specialisation in Chinese-Spanish (M196)
  • Specialisation in French-Spanish (M197)
  • Specialisation in English-Spanish (M198)
  • Specialisation in Russian-Spanish (M199)

Possibility of Double Degree with l`Université de Pau et des Pays de l`Adour (Francia).

Master's Website

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Department of Modern Pholology.

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
- Colegio San José de Caracciolos.
- Colegio de Málaga.
- Colegio de los Trinitarios.

Year Course Started

2006-2007 (RD 56/2005)

2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)

2021-22 (RD 1393/2007) Modified version

Credits

60 ECTS

Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Two academic years, part-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

Blended learning: face-to-face and online learning

Language/s

Spanish and the language of the chosen specialisation

Professional qualification

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

Orientation

Professional/Research

Directors

Dra. M. Carmen Pena Díaz
carmen.pena@uah.es

Coordinators

Academic Coordination

Bianca Vitalaru (Árabe) 

Bianca Vitalaru (Chino)

Alfredo Álvarez Álvarez (Francés)

Carmen Pena Díaz y Carmen Valero Garcés (Inglés)

Mª Jesús Fernández Gil  (Ruso)

 

Quality Coordination

Bianca Vitalaru

See the composition of the Quality Committee in the Quality Guarantee section.

 

Internships Coordination

Bianca Vitalaru 

Academic Committee

Dra. Carmen Pena Díaz (Director) 

Dra. Bianca Vitalaru (PDI Representative)

Dra. Carmen Valero Garcés (PDI Representative)

Dra. Mª Jesús Fernández Gil (PDI Representative)

Dr. Alfredo Álvarez Álvarez (PDI Representative)

Minutes of the academic Committee

Contact

Academic issues:

Direction of the Translation and Interpreting Programme
aula.traduccion@uah.es

carmen.pena@uah.es

Tlf. 91 885 53 09
Fax 91 885 44 45

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.

Micro-Master`s Degrees

This Master's offers any student the possibility to study a selection of subjects compounding a Micro-Master's Degree, which will enable the student, if requested at the end of the course, to obtain an Own Studies Degree title from the University of Alcalá.

After finishing the subjects the student could apply, paying the corresponding fees, for a Certificate of the Micro-Master's Degree. Besides, if the student wants to complete the Master's in the future, the subjects finished in the Micro-Master's Degree will automatically be incorporated into the student's academic record at no cost.

Pre-registration and matriculation for these Micro-Master's Degrees will follow the usual procedure of pre-registration and matriculation.

The Micro-Master's Degrees included in the Master's are:

Number of places for new students

Total number of places available:
  • Specialisation in Arabic-Spanish: 20 places
  • Specialisation in Chinese-Spanish: 30 places
  • Specialsation in French-Spanish: 20 places
  • Specialisation in English-Spanish: 30 places per group (2 groupes)
  • Specialisation in Russian-Spanish: 20 places

Minimum number of places for an specialisation 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

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 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

Registration

Fees

Calendar

Beginning of classes: 03rd October 2022

The different modules of the Master's degree integrate face-to-face teaching with online or distance learning, according to the following calendar:

  • Module 1 on Interlinguistic and Intercultural Communication (3 subjects): October.
  • Module 2 on Health T&I (2 face-to-face subjects*): end of October to end of December
  • Module 3 on legal-administrative T&I (2 face-to-face subjects*): January to March.
  • Module 4. Internships: March-end of May/September (modality: depending on the institution). Internships timetable: to be agreed upon with the institution's internship tutor assigned by the University. More information: specific document on the students' virtual platform.
  • Module 5. Master's Dissertation: (Under the supervision of the professor in charge) Submission: 1 June/1 September; Oral Defence: end of June or early July/September.

More information: specific document on the students' virtual platform.

Consult this website

Timetable

Face-to-face classes (2nd November - 3rd March): Monday to Thursday from 16:00 to 20:00. Occasionally, joint sessions will be organised in the morning or on Fridays.

Consult this website

Venue

Faculty of Philosophy and Arts

  • Colegio de Málaga
    C/ Colegios 2
    28801. Alcalá de Henares
  • Edificio San José de Caracciolos
    C/ Trinidad 3-5
    28801. Alcalá de Henares.
  • Colegio de los Trinitarios
    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 committee

  • Dra. Carmen Pena Díaz (Master Director and PDI)
  • Dra. Bianca Vitalaru (Quality Coordinator and PDI)
  • Dra. Mª Mar Sánchez Ramos (PDI Representative)
  • Isabel San Vicente (PAS Responsible)
  • Antonio Airapétov (Students Representative) 

Minutes of the Quality Commission

Complaints and Suggestions