Teaching English as a foreign language

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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)



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



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.




Dra. Raquel Fernández Fernández


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


Academic issues:

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

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.


Collaboration agreements and programmes



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


Beginning of classes: 1st october 2024

From October to June

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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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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