Universitat de Barcelona

English Studies

What you will learn

This bachelor's degree will allow you to master the English language and to gain an advanced understanding of literary texts written in English from different periods, genres and cultural backgrounds. In addition, you will acquire fundamental knowledge in applied linguistics and how to use it in various fields related to the English language. With this training, you will be able to work effectively in international and multicultural contexts.

Number of ECTS credits: 240
Branch of knowledge: Arts and Humanities
Faculty or school: Faculty of Philology and Communication

What you will need

What you will need:

  • Solid language skills (general reading and writing skills, and listening and speaking in an academic context).
  • The ability to work towards individual and group goals.
  • Critical and reasoning skills, the ability to relate concepts and extrapolate from these, and summary and analytical skills.
  • Memory, reading culture and personal interest in intellectual development.
  • Interest in language and literature.
  • Knowledge of the language and literature in which you wish to specialize, of other languages that will be related to the study of these and of IT tools at a user level.
  • Knowledge of English (level B2 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or its equivalent).


Study area (information available in Catalan)

Llengua Clàssica6FB
Idioma Modern6FB
Històries i Cultures (Anglès)12OB
Lingüística Aplicada (Anglès)18OB
Literatures i Cultures (Anglès)24OB
Lingüística Anglesa Sincrònica42OB
Gèneres Literaris (Anglès)36OB
Lingüística Anglesa Diacrònica12OB
Literatures i Altres Representacions Culturals (Anglès) / Ampliació de Lingüística Anglesa Sincrònica / Ampliació de Lingüística Aplicada (Anglès) 30OT
Treball Final de Grau6FB

Les matèries es desglossen en assignatures de 6 crèdits.
El pla d'estudis per assignatures es pot trobar a la pàgina web del centre.
Totes les assignatures específiques del grau s'imparteixen en llengua anglesa.

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain

Admission for students with studies completed outside Spain.

Applicants holding higher educational qualifications from a university outside Spain should consult the page Admission with foreign qualifications to find out about specific admission requirements.

Fields in which you can work

  • Higher education and research in language and literature.
  • Non-university education.
  • Public administration.
  • Publishing and cultural management.
  • Language assessment and planning.
  • Translation.
  • The mass media.
  • Cultural consultancy.
  • Professional sectors related to the practice of creative writing and art and literary criticism.
  • Language mediation in intercultural, business and interprofessional contexts.