Master in Applied Linguistics in Spain

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Applied Linguistics

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

The field of applied linguistics focuses on the processes of both learning and using language. Multilingualism is one of the areas of this field. Both language teachers and translators use knowledge gained in applied linguistics in their careers.

Spain (Spanish: España) is a diverse country sharing the Iberian Peninsula with Portugal at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea. Spain is considered an exotic country in Europe due to its friendly inhabitants and relaxed lifestyle. The normal duration for University courses in Spain is 4 years, except Medicine and the double degrees, which are 6. Madrid and Barcelona are well known cities around world for its cuisine, vibrant nightlife, and world-famous folklore and festivities.

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Master in Applied Linguistics - Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 25 - 30 months Spain

With English being the global language it is, the provision of quality training for professional development becomes a must. [+]

Best Masters in Applied Linguistics in Spain 2017. With English being the global language it is, the provision of quality training for professional development becomes a must. In response to the growing demand in Europe and Latin America, as well as in the rest of the world, for improvement in the quality and effectiveness of English language teaching in both the public and the private sector, a programme in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) has been developed. It is specifically designed for distance learning, and has been developed in collaboration with La Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER). The programme aims to help practicing teachers, or those wishing to become teachers, address in an informed and principled way the issues and professional needs that relate to their own working environment. The type of training is thus developed to encourage the learner’s autonomy without losing sight of elements of constant but flexible interaction, tailored to the specific needs of teachers in professional development. As a result, the material used has been designed to be accessed on the Internet by means of a special interface created for this reason. The interface is a central part of this type of teacher training since the virtual interaction, by means of e-mail, discussion groups, chats, etc., bridges the geographical gap between the different components of the course. Both programmes, Maestría en Lingüística aplicada a la Enseñanza del Inglés como Lengua Extranjera and Master in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, are the same. The title of the degree varies according to the University chosen. Methodology The programme does not consist simple of the delivery of content, but rather, just as in the case of face-to-face courses, it includes a series of pedagogical aspects aimed at promoting collaborative learning (between peers and tutors). All the courses are based on the following methodological concepts: - Learning as a collaborative undertaking. - A dynamic and constructivist concept of teaching and learning. - Promotion of critical reflection on one’s own teaching practice and beliefs. - An approach based within the framework of action-research. - Cohesive and multicultural groups. [-]

MA In Applied Linguistics To The Teaching Of Spanish

Fundación Universitaria Iberoamericana (FUNIBER)
Online Part time 25 - 30 months Spain

MA in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language - Spanish is now the second language of international communication and the fourth most spoken in the world ... [+]

MA in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language

In recent times the privileged position that has moved to the Spanish language among world languages ​​and the consequent increase in demand for teaching Spanish have exposed the need to advance, research and training in this area.

Today Spanish is the second language of international communication and the fourth most spoken in the world (the mother tongue of over 400 million people in over 20 countries). The United States has more than 30 million Spanish speakers in Canada and Spanish is the language with higher growth. Also, the explosive demand for foreign language courses in Spanish that originated early in the 90's and has progressively increased to the present, is another positive factor that denotes the importance of training professionals. ... [-]


Master in Advanced English Studies

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The master's degree in Advanced English Studies was created as a combination of the Master's degrees in Acquisition of English and Intercultural Communication and in Advanced English Studies: Literature and Culture. [+]

Best Masters in Applied Linguistics in Spain 2017. The master's degree in Advanced English Studies was created as a combination of the Master's degrees in Acquisition of English and Intercultural Communication and in Advanced English Studies: Literature and Culture. This master's degree provides theoretical and applied training in language acquisition in new contexts of multilingualism and multiculturalism, particularly in acquiring and teaching English as an international language. The program in Advanced English Studies is addressed to B.A. graduates and holders of other higher qualifications with a high level of English. It is open to students from different areas who wish to gain formal training in a new specialization. This master's program is offered by the Dept. of English Philology at the FASE and it is part of the Official Postgraduate Program in Language and Literature. Career options Career options when you complete the Master's degree are: the teaching of English in secondary or higher education centres, English for business purposes such as in publishing houses or media companies, research and Phd studies. Access Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue. Admission requirements To be admitted to the Master's degree you must hold an official university qualification valid for admission to Master's degree courses in the country in which it was obtained. Admission 1. The Master's degree is addressed to graduates in language studies and in English studies in particular. 2. Level of English equivalent to or higher than the C1 level of the European Framework of Reference, as demonstrated by a qualification or an interview. Selection criteria In the case of there being more applicants than places available, the following criteria will be applied: - The appropriateness of your qualifications in English studies (30%). - Academic transcript (40%). - Motivation letter (5%). - Curriculum Vitae (20%). - Reference letters (5%). [-]