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Degree in English Studies: Language and Literature

2016/2017 · 240 credits

Introduction

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

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Why study

This degree offers an updated and thorough instruction in the context of the Galician University System. It pays detailed attention to the linguistic and literary aspects of the English-speaking countries, at a moment in history in which this language has acquired 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 (Bangor, Cork, Galway, Worcester, 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 26/06/2009
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 28/04/2010