Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign / Second Language

Rovira i Virgili University

Master Blended
12 months
2913 EUR/year
2913 EUR/year
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The Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign / Second Language is offered by Universitat Rovira i Virgili and was first taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialities: English and Spanish. 


The resulting Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign / Second Language   at Universitat Rovira i Virgili aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching.

Career opportunities

The obvious area in which the graduates from this programme can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master’s degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields:

  • English teachers in private and state-run language teaching institutions in Spain (Official School of Languages, language services, language academies, adult education, etc.)
  • English teachers abroad in both private and state-run institutions
  • English teachers for specific purposes in private companies, multinationals and international agencies
  • Teachers of other subjects in English for bilingual institutions
  • Heads or heads of studies in schools
  • English language assistants in foreign universities
  • English language teachers in secondary schools
  • Language advisors for schools, publishers, or other public and private companies
  • University lecturers at graduate or postgraduate level
  • Researcher into teaching– learning English
  • Author of text books for learning English in publishers and similar companies
  • Author of teaching materials – online language learning for publishers and similar companies
  • Educational advisor in schools, publishers and other public or private institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Second Language Acquisition
  •  Methodology of Second Language Teaching
  •  Research Methods and Tools in ELT
  •  Materials and Techniques in ELT
  • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) and New Technologies in ELT

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines







Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Pre-Bologna Bachelor’s Degree in English Studies; Bachelor’s Degree in English; Bachelor’s Degree in Modern Languages, Culture and Communication; Bachelor’s Degree in Translation and Interpretation, or other qualifications with a foreign-language component such as the Diploma in Primary-School Teaching, and the Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism, and other similar qualifications. The Master’s Degree is also open to holders of some sort of official university degree (bachelor’s degree, pre-Bologna bachelor’s degree or 3-year diploma), or an equivalent that may not be directly related. In the latter case, students will be required to take a bridging course 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2913 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2913 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Students with degrees from other countries will be charged an academic tax of €218.15 the first time they enrol only


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign / Second Language
Rovira i Virgili University


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