Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration

The Degree in Primary School Education, with international teaching internships, will enable you to exercise professionally as a Primary School teacher.

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22/11/2019 - 30/06/2020

110 places available

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Open days: 21/03/2020

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4 years / 240 ECTS

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"Receive the necessary training to work with children from 6 to 12 years old."

What is the Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration?

The Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration will train you to work with children between 6 and 12 years old. Studying this degree will allow you to help and accompany children in this important stage of learning.

The Bachelor's Degree in Primary School Education, with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) Concentration is set up as a four-year degree, which enables you to exercise professionally as a teacher during the period of Primary School Education, both in Public Schools as well as in in State-Sponsored Subsidized and Private schools. The purpose is to provide students with a common education and training that makes the development of the individual skills and abilities of each child possible.

Train to develop the skills and abilities of each child.

Also, if you wish to do so, you may obtain the “DECA” (“Declaración Eclesiástica de Competencia Académica”, in Spanish), or Ecclesiastical Declaration of Academic Competence, which allows you to become a Religion teacher. At the end of their studies, students obtain a Diploma in Communication Skills and Foreign Language Studies (Institute of Modern Languages).

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With this Bachelor´s Degree, you will contribute to the transformation of society

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Learning is achieved not only by studying

  • Curricular and extracurricular internships
  • Internships abroad
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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty in which these studies are offered on University Open Day. Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information. Comillas CIHS Open Days will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10: 00h. For further information see Open Days.

Apply for admission. The process starts via the web, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied. There you'll find all the information you need. The deadline for submitting applications is from November 22, 2019 to June 30, 2020. If you wish, you may apply for scholarships and grants from the University at the same time as applying for admission.

Sit for the Admission Exam. Admission exams will be held on February 27, April 30, May 25, June 15 and July 15, 2020. The entrance exams consist of conducting a personal interview with a Professor from the degree, who will take into account the academic transcript and studies of applicants and their motivation concerning the studies for which the application has been submitted. In this interview, any doubts that the candidates might have are clarified and the characteristics and dynamics of the degree are explained. The selection criteria that are assessed for admission are: the overall average of the academic transcript (30%), the personal interview given by the candidate (30%), the written essay (10%) and the English exam (30%)

Notifications and legal requirements for university access. At the end of May, candidates will be notified concerning the decision on admission to the studies for which the application was made. Having been admitted does not exempt candidates from proving that they meet the legal requirements for access to the university. Fulfilling these requirements is a step necessary to begin studies at the university.

Complete the registration process. Once admitted, the student must complete the registration process. The procedure is initiated via the web, but it is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation to the General Registrar's Office before the end of June. Classes begin on the first Monday of September. The Pre-University Campus , for those students who would like to get a head start on their entrance into university life, takes place at the end of August.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications: November 22, 2019 to June 30, 2020.
  • Open Day: March 21, 2020 at 10:00 h.
  • Information Sessions: January 24, April 24, June 19, 2020.
  • Classes begin on: September 2, 2020.


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation

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  • The recommended profile for people willing to study Primary Education is someone who believes in education as the ideal medium to change individuals´ lives, as well as the development of societies. Students who start this program should be strongly motivated to discover the processes of teaching and learning. These are the basis for personal growth of the pupils, aged 0-6, with whom teachers will be dealing with, along their careers. Future Primary Education students must have the following characteristics: a wide range of cultural, educational, psychological, and social interests; eagerness to understand human beings to the highest degree possible; and they must reasonably trust that educational intervention, in both formal and informal settings, can decisively contribute to the well-being of people. The Bachelor's Degree holds a strong pedagogical basis, didactic specializations and teaching practice in educational centers.


Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


Course fees: € 1,109.80 plus nine monthly installments of € 441.96 each.

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Contact Information


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Tel.: 91 540 61 32 - Fax: 91 559 65 69


Office hours: From Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:30 h
Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 17:30


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Subjects of the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills

1st YEAR
Scientific Updating and Experimental Science Curriculum 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
General Didactics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Inclusive Education 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Basic Psychoeducational Processes 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Developmental Psychology of School Children 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Society, Culture and Education 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Elective of concentration
English for Education I 12.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
1st TERM
Scientific Updating and Social Science Curriculum 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Academic Communication 2.0 ECTS  
2nd TERM
2nd YEAR
Scientific Updating and Spanish Language Curriculum 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Scientific Updating and Mathematics Curriculum 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
The Christian Message 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Teaching Staff in the Organisation of Educational Centres 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Western Education 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Research Methodology 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Technological Resources in Education 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Elective of concentration
English for Education II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
1st TERM
Learning and Service 1.0 ECTS  
3rd YEAR
Didactics of Language 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Didactics of Mathematics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
1st TERM
Didactics of Social Sciences 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Educational Innovation 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Contemporary Educational Thought 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Perspective of Education 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Ignatian Leadership 1.0 ECTS  
2nd TERM
Didactics of Experimental Sciences 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Family and School 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Elective of concentration
Teaching English as Foreign Language I 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
4th YEAR
1st TERM
Development of Teaching Personality 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Didactics of Physical Education 4.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Children's Literature and encouraging Reading 4.5 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Religion-related teaching and learning 3.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Professional Skills in Life-threatening and Emotional Emergency Situation 3.0 ECTS  
Elective of concentration
Teaching English as Foreign Language II 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd TERM
Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Didactics of Musical Education 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Didactics of Artistic and Visual Education 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Learning Difficulties and Developmental Disorders 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Degree Project 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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International mobility and exchange programs allow students to study for a period of time at a foreign university, either in the European Union, through the Erasmus+ Program, or at universities in other countries with which Comillas has signed Bilateral Agreements.

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Comprehensive and Professional Training


One of the fundamental objectives of the university is to provide a well-rounded education for students throughout their Undergraduate Studies. For this purpose, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (Comillas CIHS) has incorporated two diplomas for personal and professional development into its programs, adapted to the real needs of the students, and framed within the rest of activities aimed at comprehensive training: The Diploma in Communicative Skills and the Foreign Languages Studies and the Diploma in Personal, Communicative, and Professional Skills.


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