Degree in Catalan Language and Literature

240 credits - Faculty of Philosophy and Arts
Start Year
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2019-20
  • 1st registration : 11,59¤
  • 2nd registration : 25,77¤
  • 3rd registration : 55,79¤
  • 4th registration : 77,30¤


Core Skills

  1. Possessing and understanding knowledge in an area of study, starting from general secondary education to a level which, although supported by advanced textbooks, includes aspects that involve knowledge of the vanguard in the field of study.
  2. Knowing how to apply knowledge professionally to work or a vocation and having the skills generally demonstrated by producing and defending arguments and solving problems within the area of study.
  3. Having the ability to collect and interpret relevant data (normally within the area of study) to issue opinions that include a reflection on relevant social, scientific or ethical topics.
  4. Being able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to a specialised and more general audience.
  5. Developing the necessary learning skills to undertake postgraduate studies to a high level of independence.

General Skills

  1. Being able to learn and work independently and in a team.
  2. Being able to organise and plan personal and team work.
  3. Being self-critical in search of quality and continuous improvement.
  4. Being able to analyse and summarise documents with different levels of complexity.
  5. Critical reasoning.
  6. Being able to apply the acquired knowledge to solve problems in the professional sphere.
  7. Being able to recognise problems and research topics, and assessing their importance.
  8. Being able to generate new ideas (creativity), and designing and managing projects.
  9. Communication and perlocutionary skills.
  10. Being able to adapt to different professional contexts, in line with the legal framework and ethical principles of professional practice.
  11. Being able to understand, speak and write in English to an intermediate level.

Specific Skills

  1. Synchronic and diachronic knowledge of Catalan in its different aspects: grammar, linguistic variation and sociolinguistic situation.
  2. Knowing the main periods, authors and works of literature in the Catalan language.
  3. Knowing the fundaments of Catalan cultural history (aesthetic movements and cultural studies).
  4. Being able to critically evaluate bibliographic information relating to Catalan language and literature.
  5. Knowing the different currents of thought in linguistics and in literary theory and criticism.
  6. Being able to interlink specific knowledge from the degree with other disciplines.
  7. Being able to undertake linguistic and cultural assessment, planning and promotion tasks.
  8. Being able to interpret and write technical reports and specialised academic documents.
  9. Being able to locate and use information relating to the discipline in documentary bibliographic resources, databases and online sources, as well as using specific computer applications.
  10. Being able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to a specialised and more general audience.
  11. Knowing basic techniques to produce research work.
  12. Having knowledge of a second foreign language at an elementary level.