The main aim of the Master's Degree in Spanish as a Foreign Language is to train students to teach Spanish to speakers of other languages. It provides students with the theory and practical tools they need to teach Spanish as a foreign language at home or abroad. The programme guarantees that students will have a thorough knowledge of Spanish and will be familiar with the most suitable techniques and methods for satisfactory teaching.
The subjects are taught entirely in Spanish, as is the training programme, but this may not be the case of the optional subjects.
In addition to the professional track, the course also offers a research track for those who are interested in pursuing any theoretical or practical aspects of foreign language teaching with a view to taking a doctorate.
The master programme is aimed at future language teachers who wish to work in Spain and abroad.
Student profile is in general graduates in Spanish Filology or similar (Translation, Foreign Language Teacher, etc). However, it may also be admited othe candidate profiles if a teaching vocation does extist.
Graduates in the University Master's degree in Teaching languages: Spanish as a Foreign Language are capable of working in:
-Teaching Spanish in language schools in Spain or abroad
-Teaching Spanish in foreign universities
-Teaching Spanish in civic centres
-Posts as Spanish language assistants at foreign universities
-Cultural mediation in official refugees centres and immigrant services
-Correction of media texts