Spanish Language and Literature

Degree programme specification

The objective of the study is to develop and enlarge the knowledge and skills acquired in the Bachelor’s degree study program of Hispanic languages and cultures or similar programs. The Master’s Degree focuses on enlarging the scope of Cultural knowledge, as well as critical thinking. It also acquaints and introduces the student to the main currents of research in Spanish Philology and Hispanic Studies. In the area of Linguistics, students focus on the historical development of Spanish Language and its varieties in a social-historical a social-cultural conceptual framework. In Literary criticism, students learn to use modern methodologies and critical theories in literary analysis, applied in texts of the Hispanophone countries, including Spain. A broad knowledge of the Spanish and Latin-American canon is presupposed. Input language competence is at the C1 level according to the CEFR; output language competence is at the C2 level.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study follow-up master's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction czech

Work experience

Practical training is not required.

Graduate destination

Graduate is prepared to work in those areas requiring a deep and proficient command of the Spanish language and a wide range of knowledge of Spanish and Spanish speaking culture; areas such as: specialized research action, editorial, publication, translation, advertising, marketing, etc. Typically, s/he would find career opportunities in other professional positions that require skills such as independent critical thinking and full competence in Spanish language at a high level.

Study options

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Further studies

After completing the Master’s degree study program, it is possible to further continue studies in a doctoral degree study program in Romance languages, Romance literatures, or other appropriate doctoral studies.

Further information

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Mgr. Daniel Vázquez Touriňo, Ph.D.