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Master's Degree in Linguistics Applied to the teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language

Quality recognized with three ASELE awards to our students
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Master's Degree in Linguistics Applied to the teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language

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Student profile:Graduates in any area of knowledge, native and non-native, with a B2 Spanish level. The recommended entry profile is that of a graduate in Philology, Linguistics, Humanities, Pedagogy and Communication Sciences, as well as a graduate in other disciplines who have experience in teaching Spanish as a foreign language and/or complementary training in didactics of Spanish as a foreign language through continuous education courses.

Graduate profile:Professionals in the academic and scientific field of Linguistics applied to language teaching.

Official Degree:Master's Degree Linguistics Applied to the teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language

Center responsible:School of Languages and Education

Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities

Duration: 1 year

Total Credits:60 credits.
. Minimum of 12 ECTS credits and maximum of 60 ECTS credits per enrollment and academic period.

Part-time students:
ECTS minimum: 12
ECTS maximum: 30

Available places: 105

Academic year in which it was implemented: 2009/2010

Type of Education: Blended

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

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Quality of the degree

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Blended modality program

Spanish is more than a language. It is culture, art, tradition, values and a way of thinking and experiencing the world. With this program you will have the necessary tools to research and teach SFL.

Pioneer program in the training of SFL professors with a research orientation, supported by over 20 years of Nebrija University's experience in this area and personalized attention for students, which is characteristic of our University.

The high employability rates of our graduates in reference institutions in the area of Spanish teaching prove the quality of the training program.

External recognition of the quality of the Final Research Project: three ASELE awards (Association for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language).

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Marked international nature

The program has a marked international nature. The teaching staff has international experience in relevant institutions of the area of Applied Linguistics and visiting professors of scientific prestige. The student will be able to carry out the internships in any country, thanks to the agreements that Nebrija University maintains with the institutions of interest for the students.

Research orientation

  • Program with great relevance in the international scientific sphere through the Nebrija International Conference on Applied Linguistics.
  • Access to training and researching complements through university extension activities and scholarships for Research Seminars of the Doctorate in Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Languages.
  • There is a possibility of carrying out professional internships in research projects, integrating students in the work dynamics of the LAELE (Linguistics Applied to Teaching SFL) Research Group of Nebrija University and incorporating them into research projects such as acquisition, teaching and evaluation of Spanish as an immigration language, integration linguistics of the migrant population, bilingualism and education according to the CLIL approach.

Awards

  • Program accredited by ACAP in the 2013/2014 academic year.
  • Final Research Project awarded with ASELE prize (Association for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language).
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Internships in professional settings

20 years of training experience

Official master's degree pioneer in the training of SFL professors with research orientation, backed by over 20 years of Nebrija's experience in this area and personalized attention for students, which is characteristic of our University.

Doctorate in Applied Linguistics

Direct access to the Doctorate of Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Languages of the UNNE and possibility of participating in the LAELE research group.

ASELE Research Award 2020

Raquel Navas, a student of the Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language, has obtained the 2020 Research Prize, awarded by ASELE (Association for the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language), for her memory of the Master. Congratulations, Raquel!

International Networking

Studying with students from over 30 nationalities allows to establish a network of contacts with professionals from any part of the world.

Curriculum


BOE Num.186, August 2 of 2010
Official Postgraduate Programme, Royal Decree 1393/2007 of 29 October 2007 (BOCM of 30 October 2007), recognised in the European Higher Education Area (Bologna Agreements), valid throughout the European Union.
The student must take 60 credits.


In all cases, a Course 0 (zero) will be offered with the basic concepts and essential skills to guarantee the success of those admitted to the different subjects of the Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language.

First Semester 24 ECTS

  • 4 ECTS | Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics
  • 4 ECTS | Psycholinguistics and Interlanguage
  • 4 ECTS | Methodological approaches for teaching SFL
  • 4 ECTS | Research methodology in Applied Linguistics
  • 4 ECTS | Development and integration of communication skills
  • 4 ECTS | SFL pedagogical grammar

Second Semester 36 ECTS

  • 4 ECTS | Grammar, meaning and sense
  • 4 ECTS | Design and programming of courses
  • 4 ECTS | Research design and data analysis in Applied Linguistics
  • 12 ECTS
    • 4 ECTS | Discursive competence and textual genres
    • 4 ECTS | ICT applied to the teaching of SFL
    • 4 ECTS | Practicum en entornos profesionales de ELE
    • 4 ECTS | Transfer of research results
    • 4 ECTS | Certification evaluation in SFL
    • 4 ECTS | Analysis and production of teaching materials
    • 4 ECTS | Creatividad y teoría literaria aplicada a la enseñanza de ELE
    • 4 ECTS | Edición de materiales didácticos de ELE
  • 12 ECTS | Final Research Project

Legend:

  • Compulsory (32 ECTS)
  • Electives (16 ECTS)
  • End of Degree Project (12 ECTS)

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Employability


Career Opportunities

The Master's Degree in Linguistics Applied to the Teaching of Spanish as a Foreign Language is oriented to professional practice in different areas: the design and edition of teaching materials, and the application of ICT to language teaching.

It responds to a high demand for specialized professionals in the field of Spanish:

  • Professors
  • Designers and publishers of general and specific teaching materials for non-native Spanish speakers.
  • Researchers

In order to train the student for their professional development, the program includes an optional subject of professional internships in institutions and companies, managed by the University through the Professional Careers Department, with over 2,500 collaboration agreements with numerous entities.

Among the collaborating entities are Universities (National University of Tucumán, University of Sao Paulo), publishers (EnClave, SGEL, Anaya, Santillana, SM, Edelsa, Diffusion, Edinumen), specialized Internet portals (Todoele), language management companies and language centers (all those associated with the Spanish Federation of Associations of Spanish Schools for Foreigners), Cervantes Institute, Official Language Schools, private language centers and ICT companies.


Interships

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Activities related to the Master's degree

IV Nebrija International Congress on Linguistics Applied to Language Teaching

25th Spanish Classroom Seminar

6th International Spanish Forum Nebrija-SGEL

J. Antonio Marina analyzes the role of duties in education


School of Languages and Education


Now in Spanish as a Foreign Language (SFL)

IV Nebrija International Congress on Linguistics Applied to Language Teaching

This space for reflection and debate on language learning and teaching allows researchers and teachers to share the results of their studies and didactic experiences around the languages present at the congress: German, Spanish, French and English, as well as Portuguese and Basque, invited languages of this edition.

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