Master's Degree in Modern Languages ​​and Literatures (MLL2)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB

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Master's Degree in Modern Languages ​​and Literatures (MLL2)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB

What does it consist of?

The general objective of the master's degree is to deepen the study and research in the different fields of Philology, both in the field of literature and in the field of linguistics and modern languages. It is intended to expand the knowledge acquired in the degree program on literary and cultural studies or on linguistics and modern languages ​​involved in this master's degree, so that students can specialize in one of the two fields.

It is also a general objective of these studies to provide students with adequate resources to analyze and critically interpret texts, literary or extraliterary.

Finally, it should also be mentioned as an objective of the master's degree that students acquire the necessary methodological tools to carry out a research work in any of the areas of Philology involved in this postgraduate course, and that they are able to present it to a specialized and non-specialized audience.

What will you learn?

  • Acquisition of theoretical-practical knowledge at postgraduate level of the different philological disciplines, either from the field of literature, or from linguistics and modern languages.
  • Ability to interpret, comment and evaluate texts from a linguistic or literary and cultural analysis.
  • Ability to locate, understand and interpret specialized information in a specific field of study of Philology.
  • Acquisition of the necessary methodologies for the analysis of literary and cultural or linguistic phenomena from interdisciplinary parameters.
  • That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge.
  • Ability to identify problems related to the knowledge acquired and recognize possible areas of research in the discipline studied.
  • Ability to grasp and apply critically the methods and analysis tools of linguistic and literary research.
  • Ability to acquire and apply methodological resources for the preparation of academic work in the philological field.
  • That students know how to communicate their knowledge and the ultimate reasons in which they sustain specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way.
  • Ability to synthesize research results and prepare texts and scientific contributions in specialized publications of the linguistic or literary field.
  • That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader or multidisciplinary contexts related to their area of ​​study.
  • That the students possess the learning skills that allow them a continuous formation that will have to be largely self-directed or autonomous.

What can you do when you're finished?

Researcher expert in modern languages ​​and literatures.

Access to other studies and professional opportunities

The academic and professional training that the Master's Degree in Modern Languages ​​and Literatures provides to students is the first step to doctoral studies and a subsequent academic career.

Structure of the studies

The degree consists of 60 ECTS that will be taught in an academic year.

Admission profile and admission criteria

Spanish university graduates or those with the approved degree who are in possession of the degree title or one declared expressly equivalent can access the master's degree. The master's degree is aimed especially at graduates / graduates in Spanish Philology, Spanish Language and Literature, English Philology, English Studies or in any other Philology. It is also aimed at graduates in Foreign Languages ​​or Spanish language and literature studies as well as related degrees or with full or partially philological content, especially those related to communication sciences, translation and interpretation, theory of literature, librarianship and cultural studies.

Students who are in possession of a foreign higher education qualification comparable to the aforementioned contents can access the studies of the master without the homologation of that degree as long as they accredit a level of training equivalent to the corresponding Spanish university degrees and that empowers to the country of dispatch for access to master's degrees. This point affects both students in the European Higher Education Area and universities or higher institutions outside it.

In the case of a profile formation not corresponding to any of the previously expressed contents, the candidate must present, if applicable, the following materials to the Academic Committee of the Master for evaluation:

  • Academic record of your degree.
  • Academic record of other master's degrees or university degrees of the respective universities of origin.
  • Currículum vítae (attendance at courses, seminars, conference cycles, etc.) or the publication of works (books, articles, works in digital format, works in audiovisual support, works of literary creation, recensions, etc.) in profile humanistic, preferably philological.
  • Job profile (jobs related to the world of teaching, publishing, journalism, cultural management, translation, libraries, related to tourism or public companies will be particularly valued.

In any case, the academic committee of the master, at the time of the request for access to it, will make public the criteria of scoring and scores for each of the materials subject to evaluation.

Those interested in studying the Master must make a pre-registration that will be studied by the academic committee. In the application, the interested parties must state the specific condition in which they are to access the studies. The academic committee, once the enrollment criteria specified above have been applied, will prepare the list of admitted and substitutes, which will be submitted to the UIB Postgraduate Commission.

This school offers programs in:
  • Spanish
  • English

Last updated February 27, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
1 year
Full time
1,653 EUR
Price applicable to nationals of the Member States of the European Union and residents of the Spanish State
Spain - Palma, Balearic Islands
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