Galicia demands in the current situation a specific program in English Studies that has the active participation of teachers from the three Galician universities in a common project for the training of doctors in the main lines of research within this field of knowledge: culture and English and North American literary texts, other English-language literatures, English linguistics in its synchronic and diachronic aspects, and linguistics applied to the teaching of English and to translation.PresentationAmong the characteristics of the program, its interuniversity character stands out, as well as being the only one of these characteristics in the SUG. It has a wide and varied offer of research lines, and highlights the high academic and research training of the teaching staff. It should be noted the great interest of the training activities planned for doctoral students.
The purposes of this Doctorate Program are to train professionals to develop teaching and research activities in university centers and higher education institutes, to provide Galician students with the possibility of attending the numerous existing job offers in this field, as well as to develop communicative skills in the academic field, and carry out and defend research papers in a critical, rigorous and original way.
Admission profileTo access this doctoral program it will be necessary:Have completed a first degree in English Philology / English Studies or equivalent of 240 credits minimum as well as a master's degree of 60 credits minimum. The Academic Committee of the Program will study in detail those applications for degrees considered as equivalent to those of English Philology / English Studies.
Applicants who are in possession of the DEA or Research Proficiency in English Studies / English Philology.
Applicants who accredit before the Academic Committee their linguistic competence in oral and written English, through an official certification or, if applicable, through an interview or test, which is considered sufficient to carry out research tasks and who are in possession of the DEA or Research Sufficiency in the areas of Philology, Translation and Interpretation, Humanities, Communication, Social Sciences and Sociology, Political and Administrative Sciences, Teacher in Early Childhood Education, Teacher in Primary Education, Social Education and Pedagogy, History and Philosophy.
Students who had completed a Bachelor's or Bachelor's degree, and in turn had completed the Master's Degree in Teacher Training for Secondary Education, Baccalaureate and Language Schools (languages and literatures specialty) will be able to access the Doctorate Program having to take compulsory training complements in Research that will consist of the completion of 15 ECTS credits of the Master's degree in English Studies or equivalent, which will be determined by the interuniversity Academic Commission in accordance with the application and the applicant's academic record.
For students who had completed other master's degrees and postgraduate courses related to the Bachelor's or Bachelor's Degree in English Philology / English Studies with a minimum of 60 credits. The Academic Committee will study each application in particular, determining the research training complements that they must complete. The training supplements will not exceed 15 ECTS and will be from the Master's degree in English Studies or equivalent.
It is necessary to have at least a C1 level of linguistic competence in oral and written English in accordance with the provisions of the Council of Europe in the Common European Framework of Reference on Knowledge of Languages.Requirements1) In general, for access to an official doctoral program it will be necessary to be in possession of official Spanish Bachelor's degrees, or equivalent, and University Master's degrees, or equivalent, provided that at least 300 credits have been passed ECTS in the set of these two teachings.
2) Likewise, anyone who is in any of the following cases may access:Be in possession of an official Spanish university degree or from another country that is part of the European Higher Education Area, which enables access to the master's degree in accordance with the provisions of article 16 of RD 1393/2007, and pass a minimum of 300 credits ECTS in all official university studies, of which at least 60 must be at master's level.
Be in possession of an official Spanish graduate degree, whose duration, according to community law regulations, is at least 300 ECTS credits. Said graduates must take the compulsory training complements required by the program, except that the study plan of the corresponding bachelor's degree includes research training credits equivalent in educational value to research credits from master's studies.
University graduates who, after obtaining a place in training in the corresponding test for access to specialized health training places, pass with a positive evaluation at least two years of training in a program to obtain the official degree of any of the specialties in science Of the health.
Be in possession of a degree obtained in accordance with foreign educational systems, without the need for its homologation, after verification by the University that it accredits a level of training equivalent to that of the official Spanish university master's degree and that it empowers in the issuing country of the title for access to doctoral studies. This admission will not imply, in any case, the homologation of the previous title of which the interested party is in possession or its recognition for purposes other than that of access to doctoral studies.
Be in possession of another Spanish doctorate degree obtained in accordance with previous university regulations.
Be in possession of an official university degree that has obtained the correspondence to level 3 of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education, in accordance with the procedure established in Royal Decree 967/2014, of November 21, which establishes the requirements and procedure for the homologation and declaration of equivalence to a degree and official university academic level and for the validation of foreign studies in Higher Education, and the procedure to determine the correspondence to the levels of the Spanish Framework of Qualifications for Higher Education of the official titles of Architect, Engineer, Graduate, Technical Architect, Technical Engineer and Diploma.3) Doctoral students who will start their doctoral program in accordance with previous university regulations will be able to access doctoral studies, after their admission in accordance with the provisions of the USC Regulations for doctoral studies. In any case, they must meet the general requirements established in said Regulation to access doctoral studies.
4) Graduates, architects or engineers who have the advanced studies diploma obtained in accordance with the provisions of Royal Decree 778/1998, of April 30, or achieve research sufficiency regulated in the Royal Decree 185/1985, of January 23.
5) Graduates, architects or engineers who have an official master's degree in accordance with Royal Decree 56/2005 or Royal Decree 1393/2007, modified by Royal Decree 861/2010, or have passed 60 ECTS of official master's degree studies.
6) Graduates, technical engineers or technical architects who prove that they have 300 ECTS credits passed in the set of official university studies, of which, at least 60, must be at the master's level, will also be able to access.Admission criteriaScores for each merit will be assessed by the commissions as follows:Academic record: 40%
Professional experience (candidates must present supporting documentation): 10%
Research experience (candidates must present supporting documentation): 15%
Other merits: 5%.It is necessary to possess at least level C1 of linguistic competence in oral and written English in accordance with the provisions of the Council of Europe in the Common European Framework of Reference on Knowledge of Languages.Objectives and competenciesGalicia demands, in the current situation, a specific program in English Studies that has the active participation of teachers from the three Galician universities in a common project for the training of doctors in the main lines of research within this field of knowledge: culture and English and North American literary texts, other English-language literatures, English linguistics in its synchronic and diachronic aspects, and linguistics applied to the teaching of English and its translation.
General competitionsUndertake in contexts in which there is little specific information
Finding the key questions to answer to solve a complex problem
Design, create, develop and undertake novel and innovative projects in their field of knowledge
Work both as a team and independently in an international or multidisciplinary context
Integrate knowledge, face complexity and make judgments with limited information
The criticism and intellectual defense of solutions.Specific competencesCOT1 Ability to apply with criteria the knowledge acquired to different professional and disciplinary fields in direct relation to the Language, Culture and Literature of English-speaking countries, providing the student with the necessary skills and abilities to be able to carry out research tasks related to these fields.
COT2 Ability to use the necessary tools for the optimal implementation of the knowledge acquired in order to achieve an interdisciplinary scientific and professional specialization in the specific field of Language, Literature and Culture of English-speaking countries, allowing the student to also carry out research fruitful in these areas.
COT3 Ability to develop communication skills with other members of the academic community, carry out and defend critical, rigorous, original and academic research work within the academic community of English studies.
COT4 Ability to use new communication and information technologies in the different areas of English Studies. in order to respond to the needs arising from their research work.