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Degree in English Studies: Language and Literature

2019/2020 · 240 credits

Quality assurance

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Academic years results

Quality assurance

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The outcome of this analysis will emerge corrective actions and improvement proposals that achieve the intended objectives and the improvement of the degree.

Committees

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Lorenzo Modia, María Jesús
Presidente
Sánchez Rei, Xosé Manuel
Secretario/a
López Fernández, María Teresa
Vocal PDI
Acín Villa, María Esperanza
Vocal PDI
Eirín García, María Leticia
Vocal PDI
Woodward Smith, Elizabeth Anne
Vocal PDI
Estévez Saá, José Manuel
Vocal PDI
Fernández Pérez-Sanjulián, María do Carme
Vocal PDI
López Viñas, Xoán Luís
Vocal PDI
Blanco Gallego, Erea
Vocal Estudiante
Sanmartín García, Celtia
Vocal Estudiante
Vázquez Bao, Ángela
Vocal Estudiante
Lago Méndez, Marta
Vocal PAS
Silva Pais, María Isolina
Administrador/a del centro
Lorenzo Modia, María Jesús
Presidente
Vizcaíno Fernández, Carlos Cayetano
Vicepresidente
Sánchez Rei, Xosé Manuel
Secretario/a
Estévez Saá, José Manuel
Vocal PDI
Acín Villa, María Esperanza
Vocal PDI
Woodward Smith, Elizabeth Anne
Vocal PDI
Sánchez Palomino, María Dolores
Vocal PDI
González Muñoz, Luís Fernando
Vocal PDI
Eirín García, María Leticia
Vocal PDI
Fernández Pérez-Sanjulián, María do Carme
Vocal PDI
López Viñas, Xoán Luís
Vocal PDI
Blanco Gallego, Erea
Vocal Estudiante
Sanmartín García, Celtia
Vocal Estudiante
Vázquez Bao, Ángela
Vocal Estudiante
Lago Méndez, Marta
Vocal PAS
Silva Pais, María Isolina
Administrador/a del centro

Study facts

Study data

Students enrollment Period Value
Students count 2018/2019 273
Men 2018/2019 80
Women 2018/2019 193
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2018/2019 15,130
Credits on 1st enrollment 2018/2019 11,690
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2018/2019 2,016
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2018/2019 1,430
% credits repeated 2018/2019 22.77
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2018/2019 55.43

Centre data

Student enrollment Period Value
Students count 2018/2019 541
Men 2018/2019 155
Women 2018/2019 386
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2018/2019 29,660
Credits on 1st enrollment 2018/2019 23,940
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2018/2019 3,617
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2018/2019 2,100
% credits repeated 2018/2019 19.27
Academics results Period Value
Average credits by student 2018/2019 54.82

Study data

Students enrollment Period Value
Students count 2017/2018 293
Men 2017/2018 78
Women 2017/2018 215
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2017/2018 16,200
Credits on 1st enrollment 2017/2018 12,910
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2017/2018 1,775
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2017/2018 1,517
% credits repeated 2017/2018 20.31
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2017/2018 55.29
Evaluation rate 2017/2018 82.56
Success rate 2017/2018 77.74
Performance rate 2017/2018 64.18
SEGUIMIENTO rates Period Value
Efficiency rate 2017/2018 88.58
Graduation rate 2013/2014 30.21
Leaving rate 2015/2016 19.74

Centre data

Student enrollment Period Value
Students count 2017/2018 582
Men 2017/2018 145
Women 2017/2018 437
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2017/2018 31,300
Credits on 1st enrollment 2017/2018 26,190
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2017/2018 3,053
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2017/2018 2,057
% credits repeated 2017/2018 16.32
Academics results Period Value
Average credits by student 2017/2018 53.78
Evaluation rate 2017/2018 83.44
Success rate 2017/2018 80.77
Performance rate 2017/2018 67.39

Study data

Students enrollment Period Value
Students count 2016/2017 273
Men 2016/2017 78
Women 2016/2017 195
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2016/2017 15,520
Credits on 1st enrollment 2016/2017 11,960
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2016/2017 2,058
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2016/2017 1,505
% credits repeated 2016/2017 22.96
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2016/2017 56.84
Evaluation rate 2016/2017 80.63
Success rate 2016/2017 76.49
Performance rate 2016/2017 61.67
SEGUIMIENTO rates Period Value
Efficiency rate 2016/2017 88.35
Graduation rate 2012/2013 32
Leaving rate 2014/2015 14.67

Centre data

Student enrollment Period Value
Students count 2016/2017 499
Men 2016/2017 134
Women 2016/2017 365
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2016/2017 28,160
Credits on 1st enrollment 2016/2017 22,840
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2016/2017 3,404
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2016/2017 1,916
% credits repeated 2016/2017 18.89
Academics results Period Value
Average credits by student 2016/2017 56.42
Evaluation rate 2016/2017 81.89
Success rate 2016/2017 82.27
Performance rate 2016/2017 67.37

Facts by subject

Success Not success Not presented

1st year

Spanish Language 1
61
19
15
Galician Language 1
50
34
17
English Language 1
65
14
5
General Linguistics
48
42
18
Introduction to Literary Studies
45
31
20
Classical Language and Culture
72
28
29
Information and Communication Technologies
51
19
34
English Language 2
56
12
18
History
39
53
51
English Literature 1
60
11
27

2nd year

Spanish Literature
45
15
31
Galician Literature
50
11
12
Spanish Language 2
42
11
5
Galician Language 2
46
15
1
English Language 3
43
3
4
Modern Language: French
11
5
1
English Literature 2
50
5
10
Translation Techniques
46
0
1
English Language 4
44
13
7
Modern Language: Italian
19
4
4
Modern Language: Portuguese
12
3
1

3rd year

Languages of the World
4
1
0
Medieval Latin Culture
3
0
0
Use of English 1
27
2
11
English Literature (16th and 17th Centuries)
22
10
6
Culture and Civilisation of English-Speaking Countries
27
11
6
English Phonetics
25
6
8
North American Literature 1
29
9
10
English Grammar
29
4
8
Postcolonial Literature
25
12
12
Writing and Argumentation Skills
23
2
1
Scientific and Technical English
16
5
2
Modern Language 2: Francés
1
0
2
Philosophy and Literature
4
1
3
Aspects of English
21
1
2
English Literature and Literary Criticism
14
1
6
Modern Language 3: French
2
0
1
Language, Discourse and Communication
5
0
1
Modern Language 2: Italian
8
1
4
Modern Language 2: Portuguese
6
0
1
Modern Language 3: Italian
4
0
2
Modern Language 3: Portuguese
5
0
0

4th year

Linguistic and Literary Contacts in Romance Tradition
2
0
0
Latin Literature
1
0
0
Language and Society
1
0
1
Literature and Culture
1
0
0
Comparative Literature
Language and Technology
1
0
1
Readings of Spanish and Latin American Literature
1
0
1
Romance Literature
3
0
0
North American Literature 2
51
16
3
English Literature (18th and 19th Centuries)
44
8
2
Use of English 2
44
1
0
History of the English Language
45
22
3
English Studies
44
7
4
English Literature (20th and 21st Centuries)
41
4
4
Final Year Dissertation
53
0
32
Varieties of English
28
2
5
English Literature and Gender
33
3
2
Literature and Visual Arts
7
0
2
Use of Galician
15
0
1
Irish Literature
41
1
0
North American Literature through its Texts
14
10
0
Spanish as a Second Language
25
2
0
Modern Language 4: French
1
0
0
Modern Language 4: Italian
2
1
0
Modern Language 4: Portuguese
7
0
0

Success Not success Not presented

1st year

Spanish Language 1
51
18
16
Galician Language 1
33
38
9
English Language 1
53
11
3
General Linguistics
38
40
21
Introduction to Literary Studies
54
19
17
Classical Language and Culture
38
29
52
Information and Communication Technologies
53
10
47
English Language 2
46
7
14
History
43
47
49
English Literature 1
52
21
23

2nd year

Spanish Literature
27
26
23
Galician Literature
35
22
17
Spanish Language 2
44
9
7
Galician Language 2
39
15
5
English Language 3
44
4
6
Modern Language: French
9
6
2
English Literature 2
37
9
8
Translation Techniques
41
2
5
English Language 4
31
19
11
Modern Language: Italian
21
6
7
Modern Language: Portuguese
7
1
4

3rd year

Languages of the World
5
0
0
Contemporary Galician Literature
3
0
1
History and Culture of Galicia
1
0
0
Use of English 1
49
3
7
English Literature (16th and 17th Centuries)
48
11
5
Culture and Civilisation of English-Speaking Countries
45
17
3
English Phonetics
43
5
3
North American Literature 1
45
15
11
English Grammar
42
5
9
Postcolonial Literature
41
13
15
Writing and Argumentation Skills
41
2
2
Scientific and Technical English
21
1
1
Modern Language 2: Francés
0
0
1
Philosophy and Literature
17
1
1
Aspects of English
29
1
5
English Literature and Literary Criticism
31
3
2
Modern Language 3: French
1
0
0
Language, Discourse and Communication
10
0
2
Modern Language 2: Italian
9
1
1
Modern Language 2: Portuguese
7
0
1
Modern Language 3: Italian
6
1
1
Modern Language 3: Portuguese
5
0
0

4th year

Latin Literature
3
0
2
Comparative Literature
2
0
0
Language and Technology
1
0
0
Romance Literature
2
0
0
North American Literature 2
30
6
6
English Literature (18th and 19th Centuries)
32
2
5
Use of English 2
43
0
2
History of the English Language
20
11
4
English Studies
32
6
6
English Literature (20th and 21st Centuries)
30
2
3
Final Year Dissertation
28
0
29
Varieties of English
21
3
7
English Literature and Gender
18
2
1
Literature and Visual Arts
8
0
2
Use of Galician
11
0
0
Irish Literature
28
0
2
North American Literature through its Texts
18
0
1
Spanish as a Second Language
15
0
0
Modern Language 4: French
1
0
1
Modern Language 4: Italian
4
0
1
Modern Language 4: Portuguese
2
0
1

Success Not success Not presented

1st year

Spanish Language 1
45
24
10
Galician Language 1
57
28
2
English Language 1
56
8
2
General Linguistics
50
35
15
Introduction to Literary Studies
46
27
13
Classical Language and Culture
35
40
36
Information and Communication Technologies
26
25
35
English Language 2
52
1
13
History
25
50
46
English Literature 1
35
28
20

2nd year

Spanish Literature
53
19
17
Galician Literature
40
14
15
Spanish Language 2
43
12
4
Galician Language 2
42
18
5
English Language 3
54
2
5
Modern Language: French
1
5
2
English Literature 2
54
10
7
Translation Techniques
50
4
6
English Language 4
53
10
11
Modern Language: Italian
30
6
6
Modern Language: Portuguese
15
1
7

3rd year

Languages of the World
7
0
1
Contemporary Galician Literature
History and Culture of Galicia
0
0
3
Medieval Latin Culture
1
0
0
Romance Languages
1
0
0
Use of English 1
38
12
1
English Literature (16th and 17th Centuries)
33
11
6
Culture and Civilisation of English-Speaking Countries
39
14
7
English Phonetics
44
8
1
North American Literature 1
34
6
22
English Grammar
46
4
8
Postcolonial Literature
26
11
11
Writing and Argumentation Skills
29
0
0
Scientific and Technical English
17
1
2
Modern Language 2: Francés
1
1
0
Philosophy and Literature
4
0
1
Aspects of English
34
2
2
English Literature and Literary Criticism
15
1
3
Modern Language 3: French
1
1
0
Language, Discourse and Communication
5
0
3
Modern Language 2: Italian
12
4
0
Modern Language 2: Portuguese
3
0
0
Modern Language 3: Italian
7
4
1
Modern Language 3: Portuguese
5
1
0

4th year

Linguistic and Literary Contacts in Romance Tradition
Latin Literature
11
0
0
Language and Society
10
0
1
Literature and Culture
1
0
0
Comparative Literature
1
0
1
Language and Technology
5
0
0
Readings of Spanish and Latin American Literature
North American Literature 2
41
7
3
English Literature (18th and 19th Centuries)
41
7
1
Use of English 2
47
2
1
History of the English Language
43
0
2
English Studies
44
5
5
English Literature (20th and 21st Centuries)
40
1
6
Final Year Dissertation
36
1
15
Varieties of English
29
3
3
English Literature and Gender
14
2
0
Literature and Visual Arts
7
0
0
Use of Galician
10
0
4
Irish Literature
30
0
3
North American Literature through its Texts
26
0
3
Spanish as a Second Language
13
0
2
Modern Language 4: Italian
3
0
0
Modern Language 4: Portuguese
5
0
1

End of grade works

These are the end of grade works that have been read in recent academic years.

An Approach to English Discourse in the 21st Century: The Twittersphere and Donald Trump

Beyond the Limits: the Collapse of Space and Duration in Darren Aronofsky's Mother!

Border Identities in Cristina García's Dreaming in Cuban

Gilead's Dystopia: Analysis on The Handmaid's Tale, the Book and the Series

Richard III, the Demonised King: An Account of Tudor Defamation

Sillabo per l'educazione all'imprenditorialità. An Analysis of the Anglicisms found in the official document published by the MIUR.

The Evolution of the Historical and Cultural Relationship between Wales and England

(Homo)sexuality in Literature and Cinema: A Comparison between Mrs. Dalloway and The Hours

A Cross-Linguistic Study on Idioms and Proverbs and their Translation in Friends and La familia de Pascual Duarte

A Cultural and Literary Overview. The African-American "Battle of the Sexes."

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing: New literary perspectives and social transformations in the aftermath of the Celtic Tiger

A Preliminary Approach to the Discourse of Fairy Tales

A Study of Amplifiers: Male and Female Voices in Science

An Analysis of the Use of Humour in the Works of Brendan Behan

An Approach to Eighteenth-Century Women`s Scientific Writing: Modals as a Persuasion Strategy

Analysis of Errors in EFL Written Reports

Anzaldúa's Challenge to Identity: Race, Gender and Sexuality in Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

Are video games literature? Bioshock Infinite, a deep analysis.

Being a Woman and a Poet in the 19th Century: a comparative analysis of Emily Dickinson and Rosalía de Castro

Catholic Religion in Matthew Lewis's The Monk

Ceremony as the Process of Balance between Native American Tradition and Western Culture

Chester Himes's 'The Visiting Hour': From College Student to Convict Writer

Child Labour in the British Industrial Revolution

Cinematographic Depiction of African-American History

Comparative Analysis of "Vikings" and the History of the Vikings

De-Americanizing Viet Nam: The Representation of the "Vietnam War" in Viet Thanh Nguyen's "The Sympathizer"

Discourse Markers in English and Galician: A Cross-Linguistic Study

Echoes of Bullying in 'The Woman Warrior' and 'A Tale for the Time Being'

English: from Modest Beginnings to the Language of Science and Technology

Fear and science in Mary Shelley´s "Frankenstein"

Genre and Gender in Ann Radcliffe's The Romance of the Forest

Hedging in Academic Texts: a Cross-Linguistic Comparison between English and Galician

I Want to Break Free: An Introduction to Mohsin Hamid's "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"

Identity Intersections: Gender, Race and Class in Julia Alvarez's How the García Girls Lost Their Accents

Influence and interference from Spanish while learning English as a second language

Irish History and Nationalism through Poetry in the Irish Literary Renaissance

Male and Female Gothics: An Analysis of "The Monk" by Matthew Lewis and "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

Maxine Hong Kingston's 'The Woman Warrior': Inheriting Culture

Meditations on Philip K Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Music and songs for ESL acquisition: An approach to complement the English learning methods

Musical Allusions in the Works of James Joyce: Dubliners

Muted Figures: Reading the Picture Bride Phenomenon in Julie Otsuka's 'The Buddha in the Attic' and Yoshiko Uchida's 'Picture Bride'

Parallel Universe or Potential Reality?: A Transgeneric Analysis of 'Race' and 'Gender' in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

Religious alienation in "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?"

Road to Freedom: A Study of the Ideas of the Beat Generation and their Portrayal in Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Sexism in Politics: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Sexist Comments against Hillary Clinton

Speech acts and other linguistic devices to express commitment in English: some cosmetic firms websites.

Symbolism and Cultural Connections in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Americanah'

The Power of Minimalism: Incommunication in the short stories of Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?

The Presence of Archetypical Figures in Traditional and Contemporary Cultural Expressions

The problematic of the joycean character Stephen Dedalus in the conception of Vicente Risco: a journey from Ireland to its sister Compostela

The Reflection of Victorian Anxieties in Bram Stoker's "Dracula"

The Rites of Passage: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'The Arrangers of Marriage' (2009)

The Viking World: Culture and Religion in History and Fiction

Unspeakable Femininity: Love, Motherhood and Depression in Sylvia Plath's and Anne Sexton's Poetry

Victoria Victorious: Portrayal and Perception of Queen Victoria

Who is Daisy? A Feminist Reading of Henry James' and Scott Fitzgerald's Female Characters

Women and society in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

Women's Treatment in the Anglo-Saxon Period

Words in Business and Commerce, the use of Anglicisms

Offer places

Offer available places last year and, for degree studies, you can also check the cut notes of those admitted by PAAU.

academic year 2018/2019
General offer 100