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Bachelor degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences

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Bachelor degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences

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Student profile:The admission profile for the Degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences is defined as follows. Those interested in studying and obtaining the Degree of Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences from Antonio de Nebrija University must possess:

An interest in learning and the use of languages.

Knowledge of Spanish at a B2 level, and a B1 level of English according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

An interest in professional development in multilingual and multicultural environments.

An interest in the use of technology at the service of linguistic applications for the improvement of communication, language learning, accessibility to information and cultural exchange in society.

Graduate Profile:It is expected that graduates can work in mono and multilingual environments in institutions and companies where the Spanish and/or English language is crucial, such as language teachers, experts in teaching and evaluating languages, interpreters and translators, speech therapists or linguists in the field of computing (language processing, speech recognition, etc.), forensic linguistics and neurolinguistics.

Official Degree:Bachelor degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences

Center responsible:School of Languages and Education

Branch of knowledge:Arts and Humanities

Openings available:Classroom attendance: 35

Total Credits:240 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 90 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Academic year in which it was implemented: -

Languages:Spanish and English

Type of Education: Classroom attendance

Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation.

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Deep knowledge of two languages and their linguistic systems: Spanish and English

The Degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences offers an innovative approach to language studies, oriented to the new demands of the technological and multilingual society.

The program satisfies the vocation of students to learn languages and use them creatively, playing the key role played by language in technology-mediated communication, interconnecting different languages and cultures.

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The Degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences covers the educational needs of students interested in developing academically, scientifically and professionally in any of these three areas of Applied Linguistics: teaching / learning languages, linguistic technology and linguistic mediation in multicultural environments, working with a high degree of proficiency in Spanish, English and a third language.

In the 21st century, Applied Linguistics studies are increasingly necessary, and in the international university field it is one of the fastest growing fields of study in the Humanities sector. As globalization increases, the demand for people with intercultural communication skills that can relate linguistically with a broad audience also grows. An Undergraduate degree in this field offers a competitive advantage to language teachers, interpreters, editors and people who wish to work with language in increasingly technological, multilingual and multicultural societies.

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Pedagogical model based on research in executive intelligence

Triple specialization

The student has the optional to design the itinerary of specialization in new professional areas: linguistic technology (computation for applied linguistics, language processing, translation technologies, etc.), intercultural mediation (translation, intercomprehension, linguistic policy, etc.) and teaching of foreign languages.

Training in educational institutions

The University holds agreements with different institutions in which all students can complete their professional internships. In addition, it offers the possibility of carrying them out abroad.

International experience

Carleton University (Canada), Washington College (United States), University of Technology Sydney (Australia) and University of Limerick (Ireland) are some of the the centers where students can carry out part of their studies.



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Diploma in English Professional Skills

Nebrija University, which is strongly committed to languages and quality, provides the student with an academic certification in English, a suitable complement to obtain the B2 and C1 levels.

Subjects in Professional Competencies

Promotion of competencies oriented to employability, management skills, coaching, personal branding and any other topic related to professional and social development, which may be chosen by the student to enrich their personal and professional training.

The University puts within the students' reach a total of three subjects to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to become a competent professional within the demands of the current labor market.

Curriculum


The student must complete 240 credits


First year 60 ECTS


  • First Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | General linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Applied linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Descriptive Spanish grammar
  • 6 ECTS | Language C
  • 6 ECTS | Development of professional skills I

  • Second Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Psycholinguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Methodological and interdisciplinary approaches in Linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Descriptive English grammar
  • 6 ECTS | Language and communication
  • 6 ECTS | Origins and evolution of language

Second year 60 ECTS


  • First Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Diachronic linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Language and cognition
  • 6 ECTS | Textual analysis tools and documentation
  • 6 ECTS | Language C
  • 6 ECTS | Development of professional skills II

  • Second Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Spanish and English Phonetics and Phonology
  • 6 ECTS | Fundamentals of Translation studies
  • 6 ECTS | Fundamentos de la traductología
  • 6 ECTS | Language C (4)
  • 6 ECTS | Language C (3)

Third year 60 ECTS


  • First Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Language, culture and society
  • 6 ECTS | Academic Spanish
  • 6 ECTS | Choose 3 ELECTIVES
    • Communicative language competence: acquisition and evaluation
    • Languages and acquisition
    • Perspective of the learner in a language D
    • Introduction to computing for applied linguistics
    • Translation technologies
    • Contrastive pragmatics
    • Intercultural communication

  • Second Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Contrastive linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Statistics applied to Linguistics I
  • 6 ECTS | Academic English
  • 6 ECTS | Development of participative and solidarity spirit
  • 6 ECTS | Choose 1 ELECTIVE
    • Creative writing
    • Research methodology for the study of language I
    • Teaching Spanish to immigrants
    • Teaching of first language
    • Natural language processing
    • Basic fundamentals of Digital Humanities
    • Translation and interculturality
    • Mediation and specific contexts

Fourth year 60 ECTS


  • First Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Cognitive linguistics
  • 6 ECTS | Linguistic socialization in the family, school and community
  • 6 ECTS | Development of professional skills III
  • 6 ECTS | Professional internships I
  • 6 ECTS | Choose 1 ELECTIVE
    • Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language
    • Teaching EFL (English as a Foreign Language)
    • Computational analysis of Spanish and English
    • Corpus Linguistics
    • Intercomprehension
    • Linguistic policy

  • Second Semestre 30 ECTS
  • 6 ECTS | Professional internships II
  • 6 ECTS | Final Research Project
  • 18 ECTS | Choose 3 ELECTIVES
    • Research methodology for the study of language II
    • Contexts of linguistic acquisition
    • Technology and oral language
    • Multilingual environments

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Development of Professional Skills 18 ECTS

  • 6 ECTS | Competencies Development Seminar I
  • 6 ECTS | Competencies Development Seminar II
  • 6 ECTS | Competencies Development Seminar III
Development of the Participative and Solidarity Spirit 6 ECTS

The recognition of 6 credits will be assessed depending on the different activities that the student performs throughout his degree. They will be awarded for university cultural activities, sports, student representation, solidarity and cooperation, or for taking one of the following subjects: Ethics of volunteering or Human Rights.

Evaluation of Skill Development in the Company 12 ECTS

Program which aims to promote the practical training of students, under the continuous supervision of the Department of Professional Careers of the University, the academic department corresponding to the degree and the company or collaborating institution where the practices are carried out. Advice is provided on the internship and there is follow-up and tutoring, always taking into account the professional orientation of each student.

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Final Research Project 6 ECTS

The End of Degree Project is an academic report that delves into a subject of the curriculum and allows the evaluation of the skills acquired in the Degree. It can be linked to the professional internship or it can also be part of a research project.

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  • inglés Compulsory in English
  • bilingüe English or Spanish, choose between English / Spanish
  • Basic Education ( ECTS)
  • Compulsory ( ECTS)
  • Electives ( ECTS)
  • Internships ( ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project ( ECTS)

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International

The International Mobility Office of Nebrija University makes a constant effort to monitor the agreements with the most prestigious universities. Students can study at one of the following foreign universities.

Country University
EEUU United States The Catholic University of America (Washington D. C)
Macedonia Macedonia University Goce Delcev
Polonia Poland Philological School of Higher Education in Wroclaw

NOTe: The destination universities, offered by degree, may vary according to the International Mobility Program. For more information, students can consult the information online in the. International Mobility Program.

Employability


Career Opportunities

Graduates in Applied Linguistics and Language Sciences will be able to work in mono and multilingual environments in institutions and companies where the Spanish and / or English language is crucial, such as language teachers, experts in teaching and evaluating languages, interpreters and translators, therapists of speech or linguists in the field of computing (language processing, speech recognition, etc.), forensic linguistics or neurolinguistics.

Development of Professional Skills

The Bologna Declaration formalized the principles on which the European Higher Education Area should be based: quality, mobility, diversity, competitiveness and employment growth.

From this, Nebrija stands as an academic model of reference, educating students with excellent individual behavior, interaction with their environment and motivated by and for constant and continuous training. The Nebrija Institute of Professional Skills works every day to achieve the differentiation of our students through the development of attitudes and skills.

The main objective is for students to achieve the best of themselves through the development and empowerment of their personal skills and resources through personal self-knowledge.

In addition, some of the professional skills that are worked on within the three seminars are those related to interpersonal skills and active communication skills and negotiation, indispensable for our students to know how to transmit ideas, to argue them, to provide information and opinions in an adequate, clear and convincing way.

Within what will be their work performance, other aspects such as teamwork, conflict resolution and project management ability will be worked on.

In the third block, skills worked on are those aimed at increasing the student's employability. They will work with tools and techniques for job searching, and perform tasks that achieve in the student a greater use of their personal skills.

For all this we have currently active experts in selection of people, professionals dedicated to personal and professional training and professionals dedicated to the world of communication and the arts.

In this way, and in a complementary way to his/her specific training, we help the student create a differentiating pattern in the social and business environment in which he/she will be immersed when he/she finishes his/her studies.

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