Master's Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures

Academic year 2018-19 | 60 credits | 40 places

What is it?

The double Master’s degree in Modern Languages and Literatures is taught by specialists from the UIB’s Department of Spanish, Modern and Classical Languages (, in association with the English and American Studies Department at the Pavol Jozef Šafárik University (UPJŠ) in Košice (Slovakia) (

  • 1 year degree: two semesters (Winter and Spring).
  • All classes held in the afternoon / early evening.
  • ECTS load: 60 ECTS credits.
  • All UIB courses have a 5 ECTS credit load.
  • MA thesis: 10 ECTS.

Students in the double MA programme are expected to:

  • Spend the winter semester at the UIB, taking a selection of courses offered in Spanish, Catalan and English.
  • Spend the spring semester at the UPJŠ, taking courses taught in English to be recognised as UIB elective credits.
  • Benefit from MA thesis co-supervision (by UIB and UPJŠ members of Faculty).

What will you learn?

Students can specialise in either:

  1. Theoretical and applied linguistics, or
  2. Literary and cultural studies.

Please visit master/MLL2/#estructura.master for further details and conditions. Double degree students will benefit from the possibility of choosing from a wide range of highly-specialised courses at the UPJŠ in the field of English studies, relating to both linguistics and literary and cultu - ral studies, depending on the pathway of their choice. All these courses are taught in English.

What will you be able to do once you finish?

The academic and professional training that the Master's Degree in Modern Languages and Literatures provides to students is the first step to doctoral studies and a subsequent academic career.

High-quality official study

Legislation requires that official Spanish degree programmes receive a positive assessment from the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA, by its Spanish acronym). This process is known as verification, and it serves to ensure that education programmes are properly designed to provide the competencies and reach the learning goals around which the programmes are built. In the results you can find reports on official study programmes.

The European Higher Education Area requires that there be a system in place to ensure the quality of degree programmes .

The Master's programme is subject to constant assessment and improvement processes that guarantee that it maintains a certain level of prestige and renown in Europe. You can see the results of the assessment processes in the section on quality.

Arts and humanities
Study programme leadership Dra. Joana Salazar Noguera
40 places
60 credits


Campus: Mallorca
Language: Catalan, Spanish, English ( See subjects for more details )
Double degree (See the technical details for more details)
Public price per credit for first enrolment: 23,89¤
Price applicable to citizens of member states of the European Union and Spanish residents: 1.494,00¤ *
* Additional information about price

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