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Master Universitario en Lengua Española y Linguistica

Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Linguistic

Language of instruction: Spanish

Places available: 30

Course length: 1 year (60 ECTS credits)

Precio orientativo:

21,84 €/crédito para los estudiantes nacionales de la Unión Europea, Marruecos e Iberoamérica y 45,10 €/crédito para resto de estudiantes extranjeros no residentes

Entry requirements:

In order to register in an official Master's Degree, it is mandatory to have completed an official degree in Spain or in any higher education institution of a member state of the European Union integrated in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) that allows students to take a Master's Degree. Students who have obtained their degree outside the EHEA can be admitted as long as the University can verify that these qualifications have a similar level to the corresponding degrees in Spain and they permit graduates to take a Master's Course.

This Master's course is intended for graduates in Hispanic Philology or Linguistics. However, other degrees in philology or related areas will be taken into account .

Study mode: Attendance required


  • 1st semester: Monday to Friday from 3:30pm to 7:30pm
  • 2nd semester: Monday to Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm


Faculty of Philosophy and Arts of Oviedo

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This Master's Programme is intended to meet the demands of different professional areas, such as communication companies related to the written press, radio communication and television stations. To a greater o lesser extent, these companies need professionals with an advanced knowledge and training in the Spanish Language, with proficiency in written Spanish, to fill in positions as editors, proofreaders, experts in subtitling news as well as experts in phonetics and pronunciation for several speech tasks. This course is aimed at covering the foreseeable demand of professionals in higher education institutions (universities, research centres, etc.) both nationally and internationally, that are needed to take the place of their specific and qualified teaching staff.

Due to all this, this Master's Degree aims at meeting the needs of an international, multilingual and multicultural society in which language and all its variety can and must be accorded the place they deserve, along with Hispanic cultures.

The Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Linguistic (LELin) consist of 60 ECTS credits. This course offers 71 ECTS credits, 51 of them are mandatory (39 ECTS credits belong to different subjects and 12 ECTS credits belong to the Master's Thesis), the remaining 20 credits correspond to optional subjects. This Master's Programme is structured the following way:

  • Seven compulsory subjects (39 ECTS).
  • Four optional subjects: three of them taught at class and one of them consisting of an internship period. Students must choose two out of these four optional subjects (18 ECTS credits are offered but students must only take 9 ECTS).
  • Master's Thesis (12 ECTS).




    • Principles of Spanish functional linguistics (3 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Spanish morphology (5 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Spanish syntax(5 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Spanish history(6 ECTS)
  • OPTIONAL SUBJECTS (students must choose 9 ECTS from the 18 ECTS offered)

    • Philosophy of Language (4,5 ECTS)
    • Contemporary linguistic theories (4,5 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Romanic linguistics (4,5 ECTS)
    • Internship (4,5 ECTS)



    • Advanced course of semantics and pragmatics, and Spanish lexicology (4 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Spanish phonology (5 ECTS)
    • Advanced course of Spanish variations (5 ECTS)
    • Seminars on Hispanic Philology (6 ECTS)

Curriculum detailed information :

  • Faculty of Philosophy and Arts

    Campus of "El Milán"

    C/ Teniente Alfonso Martínez, s/n. 33011 Oviedo

    Telephone: 985 104917 / 985 104918

    Fax: 985 104959


Coordination :

  • Félix Fernández de Castro

    Telephone: + 34 985 104 648

    Fax: +34 985 104 677


    Office: 2406 Department of Spanish Philology. Campus of "El Milán"

  • Álvaro Arias-Cachero Cabal

    Telephone: + 34 985 104 508

    Fax: +34 985 104 677


    Office: Department of Spanish Philology. Campus of "El Milán"

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Movilidad de estudios

  • Fachhochschule Köln (Germany)
  • Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany)
  • Universitat Potsdam (Germany)
  • Universität Salzburg (Austria)
  • Univerzita Komenskeho V Bratislave (Slovakia)
  • Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris Iv) (France)
  • Eötvos Loránd Tudományegyetem (Hungary)
  • Szegedi Tudományetyetem (Hungary)
  • University of Dublin-Trinity College (Ireland)
  • University of Iceland (Iceland)
  • Università degli Studi ca'foscari di Venezia (Italy)
  • Universita degli Studi Della Tuscia (Italy)
  • Università degli Studi Di Parma (Italy)
  • Universita degli Studi Di Salerno (Italy)
  • Università di Pisa (Italy)
  • University of Malta (Malta)
  • Universitetet I Bergen (Norway)
  • Uniwersytet Jagiellonski (Poland)
  • Uniwersytet Slaski W Katowicach (Poland)
  • Uniwersytet Warszawski (Poland)
  • Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
  • Universidade do Minho (Portugal)
  • University of Kent (United Kingdom)
  • Ostravská Univerzita V Ostravé
  • Alexandru Ioan Cuza (Rumania)
  • Universitatea -Ovidius – Constanta (Rumania)
  • Universitatea Stefan Cel Mare Din Suceava (Rumania)
  • Fatih Üniversitesi (Turkey)


Project funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports and the Government of the Principality of Asturias in the framework of the Campus of International Excellence