Master's Degree in Linguistics in Barcelona in Spain

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its structure. The discipline focuses on the form, meaning, and context of languages. Linguists study the similarities and differences between languages, seeking patterns and looking for meaning in those patterns.

Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Spanish universities regulate access to their own degrees and they fix the academic fees. They can also offer unofficial postgraduate degrees. The capital city Madrid has possibly the largest number of bars per capita of any European city and a very active nightlife.

Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.

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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. [+]

Masters in Linguistics in Barcelona in Spain. 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%). [-]