Title name: Degree in English Language and Literature
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Center where it is taught: Faculty of Philology Avenida de Castelao, s / n. North University Campus 15782 Santiago de Compostela
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Decree 385/2009 of August 27
Date of publication in the BOE: March 5, 2010; correction of errors in the BOE of July 6, 2010
Date of the last accreditation: 09/15/2017
Responsible for the title: Feijo Torres, Elias Jose
Title coordinator: Jimenez Placer, Susana Maria
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: Face-to-face
Study regime: full time / part time
Languages of use: German Spanish Catalan French Galician English Italian Portuguese RomanianInteruniversity degree: No
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsTo train professionals who have a high knowledge of the language, culture and literature in the English language.
Familiarize students with the social, historical, political, philosophical, geographical and artistic contexts related to the Anglo-Saxon world.
Train students to apply all this knowledge to develop adequately in a professional future (teaching in English language and literature, translation, advice and language correction, language planning, editorial activities, text editing, etc.).
Manage rational and critical procedures to examine the literary production in the English language in its historical development and its specific socio-cultural frameworks, and know the different approaches and methodologies that allow the critical understanding of the literary work in the English language.
Know and apply in a rigorous and precise way the language and specialized terminology of the linguistic and literary disciplines in the specific field of the English language.
To develop the capacity for analysis and abstraction, putting into practice intuition and logical thinking, through the study of linguistics, history, culture and literature in the English language.
Generate habits of identifying their pluses and minuses and searching for solutions that are applicable both in academic and professional contexts.
Be able to carry out subsequent specialized studies, both in a philological discipline and in any of the sciences and techniques that require good philological foundations.
Recognize the interdisciplinary character of linguistic-literary studies.
Provide students with the appropriate knowledge and strategies so that they can express themselves fluently and correctly, and easily understand oral and written messages belonging to different registers at C2 level, in accordance with the scale established by the Council of Europe in the Common Framework document European Reference for the teaching, assessment and learning of languages.
Know and be able to explain the different levels of linguistic description of English, from the phonoloxic level, including the semantic and pragmatic-discursive level, through the lexicon, morphological and syntactic.
Obtain knowledge about the role of English in today's world as well as about the main models or geographic and social varieties of this language, and learn about the external and internal history of the English language, being in a position to establish connections with modern English.
Knowing the most relevant authors, periods and literary genres in the history of English-language literature, their different spatial-temporal contexts, and recognizing the different theoretical and critical approaches, and their application to the study of English-language literature.
Obtain knowledge in the methods of textual and contextual analysis.
Know the history and culture of English-speaking countries, and the historical and cultural dimension of linguistic changes and of the different literary and artistic movements.
Provide tools that allow students to work autonomously establishing relationships between the different thematic areas of the degree and others of a similar nature in the field of Humanities, and particularly in the field of philological disciplines.
To introduce students to carrying out bibliographic works and in the elaboration of states of the question on specific subjects of English Philology.