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Degree in Galician and Portuguese Studies: Language and Literature

2017/2018 · 240 credits

Introduction

The Degree in Galician and Portuguese: Linguistic and Literary Studies wasapproved in the Official State Gazette (B.O.E.) on January 5th, 2010. Through its diverse subjects and 240 mandatory credits, it offers solid trainingin Galician and Portuguese language, literature and culture. It also provides a wide overview of linguistic theories and literary studies as applied to Galician and Portuguese. Furthermore, it promotes students’ high-level comprehension of Spanish and English and their literatures, as well as practical instruction on other languages of the student’s choice (French, Italian).

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Why study

This degree offers an updated, thorough and unique instruction in the context of the Galician University System. Thus, within the Galician-Portuguese linguistic sphere, this degree is the only one to pay similar attention to both languages, at a moment in history in which Portuguese-speaking countries such as Brazil are increasingly gaining in international influence. In order to meet these goals, this degree combines the necessary linguistic, literary and cultural knowledge with the use of Information Technology tools. Further, bilateral agreements with prestigious foreign universities (Évora, Minho, Lisbon, Porto, among others) have been signed so that students have the possibility to complete their academic training abroad and to familiarize themselves with other cultures and people in situ. Consequently, on completing their degree, students will be in an ideal position to bring their acquired knowledge and experiences to the labor market or to go on to graduate studies.

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Roadmap

Starting academic year 2009/2010
Last update/verification ACSUG date 07/07/2009
Authorization Xunta Council date 27/08/2009
Authorization DOG publication date 16/09/2009
Official BOE publication date 05/01/2010
DOG syllabus publication date 14/05/2010
BOE syllabus publication date 26/04/2010