The University Master's Degree in Language Development and Communication Difficulties from Nebrija University is a specialization, of an academic and research nature, in relation to research on assessment, analysis, detection and its application to intervention for Language development and its possible alterations.
The proposal revolves around three axes: the analysis of linguistic, oral and written skills, the process of development and learning of speech, language and communication and, lastly, the examination of the latest scientific contributions, coming primarily from the area of neurosciences, in relation to its influence to stimulate language development and intervention in communication disorders.
This degree comes from the need to harmonize the contributions made from different fields of work (speech therapy, psychology, pedagogy, medicine, education, etc.), with the ultimate goal of offering an adequate multidimensional response, which brings together the most relevant contributions observed in the area and allow a coordinated response, based on scientific knowledge, to the diversity found in the population that presents difficulties in the acquisition and correct development of speech, language and communication.
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Program that directly outlines the scientific basis of language in comparison with the current epistemological criterion of science, especially in the field of the humanities.
Student Profile: Those interested in studying and obtaining the University Master's Degree in Language Development and Communication Difficulties from the Antonio de Nebrija University must comply with the requirements established by current legislation, with the admission profile being that of a university graduate or equivalent (bachelor, associate or master's) of degrees in the educational field: Early Childhood or Primary Education, or Pedagogy, or Psychopedagogy. Likewise, given the multidisciplinary nature of the program, those students who have completed the Master's Degree in Teacher Training for Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, VT and Language Teaching, or the Teaching Aptitude Certificate (CAP) will be able to access the Master's degree.
Graduate Profile: The objective of the program is academic specialization in relation to the assessment, analysis, detection and its application to the intervention of the latest scientific advances in relation to the development of language and its possible alterations. It will provide graduates with sufficient competences for the analysis of linguistic, oral and written skills, and the processes involved in them, as well as to interpret the process of development and learning of speech, language and communication. Lastly, graduates will be able to integrate this knowledge, and design research in the area.
Official Degree:Master’s Degree in Language Development and Communication Difficulties
Center responsible:School of Language and Education
Branch of knowledge: Social and Legal Sciences
Total Credits: 60 ECTS credits.
Minimum of 30 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.
Part-time students: Minimum ECTS: 12 Maximum ECTS: 30
Academic year it was implanted:2020/2021
Duration: 1 year
Academic Regulations: General student’s regulations. Credit transfer and recognition. Regulation of student participation. Common procedures for carrying out the Final Research Project
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he student must take 60 credits
In accordance with Royal Decree 43/2015 and Royal Decree 861/2010, which modifies Royal Decree 1393/2007, of October 29, which establishes the organization of official university education, as well as the Royal Decree 1027/2011, which establishes the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES), Master's degrees must guarantee the acquisition of the following basic competences:
On the other hand, students will have to obtain the following general competences:
At the end of their studies, students must have acquired the following Specific Competences:
MODULE 1: Language Development and Communication Disorders.
Topic 1. Justification.
Topic 2. Advanced knowledge of language difficulties and disorders.
MODULE 2: Research..
Topic 3. Research in Social Sciences and Humanities.
MODULE 4: Final Research Project.
MODULE 5: Internship.
As established in Article 16 of RD 1393/2007, modified by RD 861/2010, students who meet any of the following conditions may access these Master's studies:
Candidates interested in studying and obtaining the diploma of Master's Degree in Language Development and Communication Difficulties from the Antonio de Nebrija University must comply with the requirements imposed by current legislation, in which the admission profile is that of a university graduate or equivalent (bachelor's, associate's or master's degrees) in the educational field: Early Childhood or Primary Education, or Pedagogy, or Psychopedagogy. Likewise, given the multidisciplinary nature of the program, students who have completed the Master's Degree in Teacher Training for Compulsory Secondary Education and Baccalaureate, Vocational Training and Language Teaching or the Teaching Aptitude Certificate (CAP) will be able to access the Master's studies.
Submitting the necessary documentation for admission
In general, the admission documentation will be submitted to the Admissions Department.
The student must provide the originals or certified copies of the submitted documentation, within a period established by the University, in order to formalize his/her enrollment. Any inaccuracy, falsity or omission of information, statement or document provided by the student in the admission period will entail the impossibility of continuing to exercise the right from the moment the University has proof of these events, and proceed to cancel the application for admission submitted and the place awarded, notwithstanding any criminal, civil or administrative responsibilities that may arise.
In order to access the official master's degrees, it is necessary to submit the following documentation:
In the event that the studies with which the pre-registration for the Master's degree is accessed are completed in a Foreign Higher Education institution, both the diploma and the academic record (grades) must be official and issued by the competent authorities, in accordance with the legal system of the country of origin.
If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places offered, the student's academic record will be taken as an admission criterion (grade average).
Therefore, anyone interested in accessing the studies of Master's Degree in Language Development and Communication Difficulties must submit, without exception, their academic record, as it will be the grade average therein that will decide their admission to the Master's degree if the number of applications exceeds the number of places offered.
Once all places are full, if there are more people interested in being admitted, they will be put on the waiting list for possible vacancies that may arise before the start of the academic year, and the same admission and selection criteria detailed in point 4 for the rest of applicants will be applied.
In addition to the evaluation of the academic merits provided by the candidate (10%), students must hold an interview (90%) as part of the admission process.
The interview will be carried out by the Director of the Program, or others to whom he/she delegates, or by University advisers, this interview is aimed at verifying the suitability of the candidate and his/her profile in accordance with the degree. It is about determining if the candidate has sufficient motivation, training and knowledge, abilities, aptitudes, communication skills, extracurricular activities and future interests necessary to be admitted as a student in the Nebrija University postgraduate programs.
Once the student has been admitted, they will proceed to enroll, which consists of the following phases:
Candidates must reserve their place. This economic pre-enrollment guarantees the candidate's place at the University. These annual enrollment fees will not be returned except for students who are conditionally admitted, or do not fulfill the legal requirements for admission, or with a justifiable medical situation.
Pre-enrolled candidates who wish to formalize their academic enrollment at the University must follow these steps:
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