Master in Advanced English Studies

2018/2019 · 60 credits

Quality assurance

All UDC centers have a Internal Quality Assurance System (IQAS), verified by the Agency to Calidade do Sistema Universitario de Galicia (ACSUG) and ANECA in FIDES programs and AUDIT, respectively, and in accordance with the standards and Guidelines for Quality Assurance in the EHEA. Within IQAS centers integrate all their degrees and masters. IQAS procedures established who and how to follow up and monitoring of the results and the student's learning process in the titration, establishing coordinating bodies and mechanisms, evaluation and continuous improvement of the studies, which are the academic comittee and the quality assurance commision of center.

Learning outcomes

The IQAS establish how UDC centers measure and analyze the learning outcomes. To do the IQAS uses rates and global indicators for assessing the quality of training provided. Included among the results, in addition to the fees included in the title verification reports (efficiency rates, graduation and dropout), assessment rates, success and performance. We compare the results obtained in the title with the center's results for each indicator.

Academic years results

Quality assurance

To ensure that the title is developed in accordance with the verification report presented the center conducts an annual monitoring report in accordance with the procedures of the center IQAS and results. This report is reviewed by the ACSUG, external evaluation agency.

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

Committees

In order to ensure proper standards and quality at UDC, an academic management committee and a quality assurance committee are appointed for each faculty/school. In addition to, each faculty/school will be able to establish a specific academic management committee of the study.

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
Estévez Saá, José Manuel
Presidente
Lorenzo Modia, María Jesús
Vicepresidente
Cabarcos Traseira, María Jesús
Vocal PDI
Frías Rudolphi, María
Vocal PDI
Crespo García, María Begoña
Vocal PDI
Moskowich-Spiegel Fandiño, Isabel Sofía
Vocal PDI
Simal González, Begoña
Vocal PDI

Study facts

Study data

Students enrollment Period Value
Students count 2018/2019 19
Men 2018/2019 5
Women 2018/2019 14
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2018/2019 798
Credits on 1st enrollment 2018/2019 678
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2018/2019 87
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2018/2019 33
% credits repeated 2018/2019 15.04
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2018/2019 42
Evaluation rate 2018/2019 74.06
Success rate 2018/2019 97.46
Performance rate 2018/2019 72.18
SEGUIMIENTO rates Period Value
Efficiency rate 2018/2019 90.91
Graduation rate 2017/2018 78.57
Leaving rate 2016/2017 11.11

Centre data

Student enrollment Period Value
Students count 2018/2019 573
Men 2018/2019 164
Women 2018/2019 409
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2018/2019 31,270
Credits on 1st enrollment 2018/2019 25,320
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2018/2019 3,845
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2018/2019 2,100
% credits repeated 2018/2019 19.01
Academics results Period Value
Average credits by student 2018/2019 54.57
Evaluation rate 2018/2019 84.99
Success rate 2018/2019 82.9
Performance rate 2018/2019 70.45

Study data

Students enrollment Period Value
Students count 2017/2018 18
Men 2017/2018 6
Women 2017/2018 12
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2017/2018 852
Credits on 1st enrollment 2017/2018 780
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2017/2018 72
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2017/2018 0
% credits repeated 2017/2018 8.45
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2017/2018 47.33
Evaluation rate 2017/2018 79.93
Success rate 2017/2018 99.12
Performance rate 2017/2018 79.23
SEGUIMIENTO rates Period Value
Efficiency rate 2017/2018 93.26
Graduation rate 2016/2017 77.78
Leaving rate 2015/2016 7.69

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 14
Men 2016/2017 2
Women 2016/2017 12
Credits enrolled Period Value
Total enrolled credits 2016/2017 561
Credits on 1st enrollment 2016/2017 498
Credits on 2nd enrollment 2016/2017 63
Credits on 3rd enrollment and above 2016/2017 0
% credits repeated 2016/2017 11.23
Academic results Period Value
Average credits by student 2016/2017 40.07
Evaluation rate 2016/2017 83.42
Success rate 2016/2017 99.36
Performance rate 2016/2017 82.89
SEGUIMIENTO rates Period Value
Efficiency rate 2016/2017 89.55
Graduation rate 2015/2016 92.31
Leaving rate 2014/2015 0

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

Common Module: Mandatory

Methodology and Research in English Linguistics
10
0
2
Methodology and Research in the Literature and Culture of the English-Speaking World
10
1
0
English Studies and Media
11
0
0
Literary Discourse and Society in the English-Speaking Countries
11
1
0
English for Specific Purposes
11
0
1
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Anglophone World
12
0
2
Models and Theories in English Linguistics
10
1
1
Models of Literary and Cultural interpretation in English-Speaking Countries
10
0
1

Optional Module: Linguistics

Variation and Change in English
3
0
0
Corpus Linguistics and Computer Science in English
2
0
1
Cognition and Cognitive Processes in English
3
0
1
Contrastive Linguistics in English
2
0
1
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis in English
3
1
0
English Teaching and Learning
3
0
0

Optional Module: Literature and Culture

Literature and Cultural Diversity in the Anglophone World
7
0
2
Literary and Cultural Movements in English-Speaking Countries
7
0
1
Literature and Gender Perspectives in the Anglophone World
7
0
2
Artistic and Literary Manifestations in English-Speaking Countries
8
0
1
Literary Genres in English
4
0
4
Textual and Cultural Negotiations in English-Speaking Countries
6
0
2

Work Placement

Work Placement
8
0
2

Final Year Dissertation

Final Year Dissertation
9
0
10

Success Not success Not presented

Common Module: Mandatory

Methodology and Research in English Linguistics
13
0
2
Methodology and Research in the Literature and Culture of the English-Speaking World
12
0
1
English Studies and Media
13
0
1
Literary Discourse and Society in the English-Speaking Countries
12
0
2
English for Specific Purposes
11
0
1
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Anglophone World
10
1
2
Models and Theories in English Linguistics
12
0
2
Models of Literary and Cultural interpretation in English-Speaking Countries
12
0
1

Optional Module: Linguistics

Variation and Change in English
2
0
1
Corpus Linguistics and Computer Science in English
3
0
0
Cognition and Cognitive Processes in English
1
0
2
Contrastive Linguistics in English
3
0
1
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis in English
2
0
2
English Teaching and Learning
2
0
1

Optional Module: Literature and Culture

Literature and Cultural Diversity in the Anglophone World
8
1
0
Literary and Cultural Movements in English-Speaking Countries
10
0
0
Literature and Gender Perspectives in the Anglophone World
10
0
1
Artistic and Literary Manifestations in English-Speaking Countries
9
0
1
Literary Genres in English
10
0
1
Textual and Cultural Negotiations in English-Speaking Countries
10
0
1

Work Placement

Work Placement
12
0
1

Final Year Dissertation

Final Year Dissertation
9
0
8

Success Not success Not presented

Common Module: Mandatory

Methodology and Research in English Linguistics
6
0
1
Methodology and Research in the Literature and Culture of the English-Speaking World
10
0
0
English Studies and Media
8
0
1
Literary Discourse and Society in the English-Speaking Countries
7
0
2
English for Specific Purposes
7
0
0
Cross-Cultural Perspectives in the Anglophone World
8
0
1
Models and Theories in English Linguistics
7
0
1
Models of Literary and Cultural interpretation in English-Speaking Countries
8
0
1

Optional Module: Linguistics

Variation and Change in English
3
0
0
Corpus Linguistics and Computer Science in English
2
0
0
Cognition and Cognitive Processes in English
4
0
0
Contrastive Linguistics in English
2
0
0
Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis in English
2
0
0
English Teaching and Learning
2
0
0

Optional Module: Literature and Culture

Literature and Cultural Diversity in the Anglophone World
5
0
1
Literary and Cultural Movements in English-Speaking Countries
6
0
0
Literature and Gender Perspectives in the Anglophone World
4
0
2
Artistic and Literary Manifestations in English-Speaking Countries
4
1
1
Literary Genres in English
4
0
2
Textual and Cultural Negotiations in English-Speaking Countries
4
0
2

Work Placement

Work Placement
8
0
0

Final Year Dissertation

Final Year Dissertation
9
0
4

Master thesis works

These are the master thesis works that have been read in recent academic years.

"The Mouth Is Just a Body Filled With Imagination": Experimentation, Hunger and Dreams in Lyn Hejinian's and Bernadette Mayer's Language Poetry

“A Bad Impersonation of Myself”: The Identities of Victor Mancini in Chuck Palahniuk´s Choke

A Corpus-Based Study of Gender and Use of Amplifiers in Conversation

Nature Writing: from Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic to Annie Dillard's Spiritual Ecology

Spaces of Memory: Performing Identity in Travels in the Scriptorium

The Cutlass's Edge: interpreting the hidden side of Melville's Billy Budd

The importance of the Fairy-tale in the work of Tolkien: theory and practise

The Search for Identity in James Baldwin's "Giovanni's Room"

'To Be a Yardstick': Individual Rebellion and Social Conformity in Cathy Park Hong's Engine Empire

"The Crying of Lot 49": Reading the World Otherwise

"Under His Eye": Power and Gender Performativity in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Oryx and Crake

10 Cloverfield Lane: Gender and Genre Subversion through Film

Atypical Women: The Feminist Dialogics of Lucia Berlin, Lorna Goodison and Grace Paley

Common Errors and Mistakes in the Production and Comprehension of Primary Education Pupils in English as a Foreign Language

From Subaltern to Heroine: Sisterhood and Empowerment in Alice Walker's The Color Purple

Identities in Transit: Space and Identity in T.C. Boyle's The Tortilla Curtain

Language Acquisition and Multilingualism: Advantages of a Multilingual Education

Online English Dictionaries in the EFL Classroom: Students' and Teachers' Perceptions and Use

All the Way Through: Transgression in Jim Henson's Labyrinth

Creative Muse: The Young Female Artist and The Role of Arts in Women's Künstlerromans.

Interference in translation. A study on the uses of argumentative linkers in English translations from Spanish

Multiple intelligences and growth mindset development in the foreign language classroom: A field study with secondary school students.

Not Like Her: Trauma and Motherhood in Edwidge Danticat's 'Breath, Eyes, Memory' and Amy Tan's 'The Joy Luck Club'.

'Real or not Real?' Exploring Gender in Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games Trilogy

The American Bandstand Era: The Representation of the African-American Community in Shankman's Hairspray

WHAT: When Humans Are Transcending · A corpus-based study ·

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald's Short Stories: A Reflection of Her Artistic Aspirations and Frustrations

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 2017/2018
General offer 15