Spanish Language and Literature

Follow-up Master's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is Czech.

The programme can be studied as a single subject or in combination with another programme.

What will you learn?

The objective of the study is to develop and enlarge the knowledge and skills acquired in the Bachelor’s degree study program of Hispanic languages and cultures or similar programs. The Master’s Degree focuses on enlarging the scope of Cultural knowledge, as well as critical thinking. It also acquaints and introduces the student to the main currents of research in Spanish Philology and Hispanic Studies. In the area of Linguistics, students focus on the historical development of Spanish Language and its varieties in a social-historical a social-cultural conceptual framework. In Literary criticism, students learn to use modern methodologies and critical theories in literary analysis, applied in texts of the Hispanophone countries, including Spain. A broad knowledge of the Spanish and Latin-American canon is presupposed. Input language competence is at the C1 level according to the CEFR; output language competence is at the C2 level.

Practical training

Practical training is not required.

Career opportunities

Graduate is prepared to work in those areas requiring a deep and proficient command of the Spanish language and a wide range of knowledge of Spanish and Spanish speaking culture; areas such as: specialized research action, editorial, publication, translation, advertising, marketing, etc. Typically, s/he would find career opportunities in other professional positions that require skills such as independent critical thinking and full competence in Spanish language at a high level.

Admission requirements

Deadline for submitting applications: August 1 - November 30

Who the programme is intended for: The programme is intended for all graduates of Bachelor’s studies, knowledge of the language at the C1 level according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference) is expected.

Subject matter of the entrance examination: oral examination. The applicant will have a discussion in Spanish about the Bachelor’s or minor thesis. The thesis can be sent in electronic form - if it is already finished - to the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures to The interview takes about 20 minutes.

Waiver of the entrance examination: The entrance examination can be waived for students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree field/programme Spanish Language and Literature at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University with the mark A-B. Applicants can ask for a waiver for the entrance examination via email to

Website Department of Romance Languages and Literatures.

General information on the course of the admission procedure to the follow-up Master’s degree programmes at FA MU can be found here. Documents for the current admission procedure are kept in Materials for Applicants.

Criteria for evaluation

Pass/fail line of the entrance examination: 50 points (out of 100).

Minimum score and numbers of accepted applicants in past years

Study options

Single-subject studies

Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Spanish Language and Literature as a minor degree programme

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Courses – curriculum examples

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Follow-up studies

After completing the Master’s degree study program, it is possible to further continue studies in a doctoral degree study program in Romance languages, Romance literatures, or other appropriate doctoral studies.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Arts
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

Do you have any questions?
Send us an e-mail to

doc. Mgr. Daniel Vázquez Touriño, Ph.D.



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