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Bachelor's Degree in English

You will master English linguistics and learn cultural and literary aspects related to the Anglophone world. You will also be able to learn other modern languages (French and German). You will be trained to be a versatile professional who is able to adapt to various and complex linguistic and cultural situations. These skills will be very useful to those working places where English is essential and used daily.

75% of the compulsory specific subjects centre on developing the graduates' practical and theoretical knowledge of English.

Places available

55

Languages

English (70%), Catalan (10%), Spanish (10%), French or German (10%)

2018 admission grade 5,97
Agreement by the Council of Ministers 12 November 2010
Publication of curriculum in the BOE 25 October 2011

To study this bachelor's degree, you need to have an interest and ability in languages and literature, specifically English language, literature and culture. We therefore recommend that you have at least level B1 in English in order to take full advantage of this bachelor's degree.

Compared with similar degrees of other universities, the Bachelor’s Degree in English at the URV focuses much more on the students' training in linguistics. In fact, 75% of the compulsory specific subjects centre on developing the graduates' practical and theoretical knowledge of English, which will enable them to respond properly to the needs of society, businesses and educational centres. At the same time, this bachelor's also covers the literature and culture of the English-speaking countries, which broadens the education received by students who choose these specific optional subjects

Graduates in English can work in the following fields:

  • Teaching English at all levels
  • Editorial work such as editing and correcting texts
  • Translation
  • Language guidance
  • Culture and Tourism
  • Management positions in multinational companies where a high level of English is required