University Masters Degree - Arts and Humanities

Universitary Master in American Studies

Masters organised jointly by the Universities of Alcalá and Complutense of Madrid

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Qualification University Master in American Studies (M157)

Master Web
Participating Universities University of Alcala (Coordination)
University Complutense of Madrid
Organising Centre, Department or Institute University of Alcalá
Franklin Institute
University Complutense of Madrid
Teaching centre(s) University of Alcalá
Instituto Franklin
Colegio de Trinitarios

University Complutense of Madrid
Facultad de Filología
Ciudad Universitaria
Year Course Started 2016-2017 (RD 1393/2007)
Credits 60 ECTS
Official Duration One academic year full-time
Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course 60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time
Type of teaching Classroom-based learning
Language/s English
Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.

Orientation Research
Directors Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
Coordinators Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
Academic Committee D. Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
D. Francisco Sáez de Adana (UAH)
D. Julio Cañero Serrano (UAH)
Contact Academic issues:
Franklin Institute
Esperanza Cerdá Redondo

Administrative issues:

Objectives and competences

The goals of this master"s degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competences required to obtain a master"s degree, in accordance with article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.
Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competences which must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Access and Admission

Registration deadlines
Number of places for new Total places available: 20

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master programme.
Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.
General access conditions
Specific admission conditions

Student information and guidance

Programme and teaching staff

Programme (this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)
Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations
Credit recognition
Collaboration agreements and programmes

Registration, fees and grants


Teaching Schedule and Venue

Calendar October 2017 to June 2018
Timetable web
Venue 1 semester:
University Complutense
Faculty of philology
Menendez Pelayo Square, s/n
University City
28040 Madrid

2 Semester:
University of Alcala
Franklin Institute
Trinitarios School
c/ Trinidad, 1 28801 Alcala de Henares

Material resources available to course participant

Material resources Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

External Practicums

Quality Guarantee

Course audit
Audit report
Audit ruling
Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration
Course implementation
Quality guarantee system
Quality committee D. Julio Cañero Serrano (UAH)
D. Francisco Sáez de Adana (UAH)
Dª Esperanza Cerdá Redondo (UAH)
Complaints and Suggestions
Monitoring reports