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Documentation Containing Information Related to the Official Nature of the Degree
Quality Management System
Composition of the Monitoring Committee
Results for Students of the Degree: Success Rates and Indicators
A Master´s Degree that will enable you to exercise as a Teacher in Schools and Institutes
The Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Sixth Form Teaching qualifies students to work as teachers in private and state schools at these two educational levels. The aim of this master's degree is to complete the degree training in subjects specific to the teaching profession. To this end, it provides a solid training in the psychology of adolescence, didactics, methodology, educational legislation, knowledge and use of technological resources, attention to diversity, tutoring and educational organization, all within a culture of collaboration and work in teaching teams.
Within the programme, practical experience of at least 150 hours is a cornerstone of the training of future teachers. The aim is for the master’s degree students to obtain a reflexive and critical experience of the educational praxis in the school environment through their participation in the life of the centre, always accompanied and assisted by a tutor of their speciality.
The practical experience is a cornerstone of the training of future teachers
The Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Sixth Form Teaching offers 8 specialities: English, Geography and History, Language and Literature, Philosophy, Biology and Geology, Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics and Technology .Download brochure
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High School and Secondary School Teacher in Private Schools
High School and Secondary School Teacher in State-Subsidized Schools (known as “concertados”)
Teacher in Language Schools
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Professor of Teacher Training in Private Institutions
Professor of Teacher Training in State-Subsidized Schools (known as “concertados”)
Admission process and criteria:
Regarding the admission process, the following is required:
- Being admitted by the Dean of the School or the relevant Director of the Centre, assisted by the Delegate Committee on Admissions.
- Having applied for the programme in the appropriate manner and time, through a standard model and accompanied by all of the documents which certify the fulfilment of the entry requirements.
- Passing the corresponding admission tests.
Admission Criteria Information on documents to be submitted and the Application process
If students interested in enrolling in the degree have any type of physical disability, they may request information and individualized support by visiting the Social Work Unit. This University Service offers, among other features, a Program of Attention to the Students with Disabilities, with a social worker at its head. Information on this program may be accessed on the
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Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation
The Official Master's Degree in Teaching Compulsory Secondary and Pre-university Education is addressed to Graduates who wish to teach in the educational levels of Compulsory Secondary Education and Bachillerato. Completing this programme is a mandatory requirement if you are interested in teaching in these educational stages.
The objective of this Master's Degree is completing the Graduates' training in those courses specific to the teaching profession. To do so, solid training in adolescent psychology, didactics and educational methodology and organisation will be provided, framed within the culture of collaboration and work in teaching teams.
Being in possession of a Licenciatura (four or five-year) Degree, an Architect Degree or an Engineer Degree pursuant the previous regulations no longer valid after Royal Decree RD 1393/2007.came into force. . If the student holds a Diplomatura (three-year) Degree, a Technical Architect Degree or a Technical Engineer Degree, they can access those Master programmes whose entry requirements so allow.
Students from non-Spanish-speaking countries or whose mother tongue is not Spanish must provide a certificate proving they have at least a B2 level of Spanish. If you do not hold said certificate, you must seat a level test organised by the University and pass it to be able to register in the Master's Degree.
In order to complete the Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Bachillerato Teaching you must obtain those credits corresponding to the practicum. Pursuant to article 13.5 of the Act 26/2015, dated 28 July, modifying the system for the protection of children and adolescents, to undertake the practicum, it is required to submit at the University a certificate declaring that no sexual offence has been committed before the allocation of the school and the start date of the placement; the assigned school may also require said certificate to accept you as student on placement.
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|CURRICULUM FOR SPECIALITIES:|
Language and Literature, Geography and History, Philosophy, Biology and Geology, Physics and Chemistry, English, Technology and Mathematics
|GENERIC MODULE - 18 ECTS|
|M1. Learning and personality development - 10 ECTS|
|Learning and Personality Development||3.0 ECTS|
|Diversity, Multiculturalism and Inclusive Education Awareness||3.0 ECTS|
|Tutoring and Guidance for Students||4.0 ECTS|
|M2. Educational processes and contexts - 5 ECTS|
|Models of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Attitudes||2.0 ECTS|
|Educational Processes and Contexts||3.0 ECTS|
|M3. Society, family and education - 3 ECTS|
|Society, Family and Education||3.0 ECTS|
|SPECIFIC MODULE - 26 ECTS|
|M4. Complements for disciplinary education - 5 ECTS|
|Complements for disciplinary training in the specialty (depending on specialty) - 5 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Biology and Geology||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Philosophy||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Physics and Chemistry||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Geography and History||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in English||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Spanish Language and Literature||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Maths||5.0 ECTS|
|Complementary Training Courses for the Specialisation in Technology||5.0 ECTS|
|M5. Learning and teaching a subject - 15 ECTS|
|Audiovisual and Multimedia Communication||5.0 ECTS|
|General Teaching: Planning, Methodology and Evaluation of Learning and Skills||4.0 ECTS|
|Learning and teaching of the subject (according to specialty) - 6 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Biology and Geology||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Philosophy||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Physics and Chemistry||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Geography and History||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Spanish Language and Literature||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Technology||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching Maths||6.0 ECTS|
|Learning and Teaching English||6.0 ECTS|
|M6. Innovative teaching and introduction to educational research - 6 ECTS|
|Introduction to Educational Research||3.0 ECTS|
|Teaching Innovation and Educational Excellence||3.0 ECTS|
|PRACTICUM - 16 ECTS|
|Final Master´s Degree Project||6.0 ECTS|
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Academic Regulations of the Official Master's Degree in Teaching
Academic Regulations for Official Master's Degrees
Regulations for Credit Recognition
ORDEN ECI/3858/2007, de 27 de diciembre, por la que se establecen los requisitos para la verificación de los títulos universitarios oficiales que habiliten para el ejercicio de las profesiones de Profesor de Educación Secundaria Obligatoria y Bachillerato, Formación Profesional y Enseñanzas de Idiomas
REAL DECRETO 1105/2014, de 26 de diciembre, por el que se establece el currículo básico de la Educación Secundaria Obligatoria y del Bachillerato
CGI1 - Analysis and synthesis capacity.
CGI2 - Problem solving.
CGI3 - Organisation and planning capacity.
CGI4 - Ability to manage information from different sources.
CGI5 - Basic general knowledge on the study area.
CGI6 - Oral and written communication skills in the student’s own language.
CGP7 - Interpersonal skills.
CGP8 - Teamwork.
CGP9 - Critical and self-critical capacity.
CGP10 - Ethical commitment.
CGS11 - Ability to learn.
CGS12 - Ability to adapt to new situations.
CGS13 - Ability to work independently.
CGS14 - Concern for quality.
CGS15 - Understanding of cultures and customs from other countries.
CGS16 - Understanding of the religious fact and Christian values.
CET1 - Being aware of the students' characteristics, their social contexts and motivations.
CET2 - Understanding thedevelopment of the personality of these students and the potential dysfunctions affecting the learning process.
CET3 - Preparing proposals based on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and intellectual and emotional abilities.
CET4 - Identifying and planning the resolution of educational situations affecting students with different capacities and learning paces.
CET5 - Knowing the interaction and communication processes in the classroom and at the school, tackling and solving potential problems.
CET6 - Knowing the historical evolution of the educational system in our country.
CET7 - Knowing and applying resources and strategies of information, tutoring and professional and academic guidance.
CET8 - Promoting emotional education actions in citizenship training and values.
CET9 - Participating in the definition of the education project and general activities of the school, taking into account criteria for quality improvement, attention to diversity, prevention of learning and coexistence problems.
CET10 - Relating education with the environment and understanding the educational role of the family and the community, both in the acquisition of skills and knowledge and in the education in the respect of rights and freedoms, in equal rights and opportunities for men and women and in equal treatment and non-discrimination of people with disabilities.
CET11 - Knowing the historical evolution of the family, the different types of families and the incidence of the family context in education.
CET12 - Acquiring social skills in the family relationship and guidance.
CET13 - Knowing the teaching and cultural value of subjects corresponding to the specialisation and contents taught in each educational level.
CET14 - Knowing the history and recent developments in the subjects and their prospects to be able to provide a dynamic view of same.
CET15 - Knowing contexts and situations where the different curricular contents are used or applied.
CET16 - Knowing the necessary processes and resources to prevent learning problems.
CET17 - Knowing the theoretical and practical developments of teaching and learning in the corresponding subject.
CET18 - Transforming curricula into activities and work programmes.
CET19 - Acquiring criteria to select and prepare teaching materials.
CET20 - Promoting an environment that facilitates learning and encourages student feedback.
CET21 - Integrating training in audiovisual communication and multimedia in the learning and teaching process.
CET22 - Knowing assessment strategies and techniques and understanding assessment as a tool to regulate and promote effort.
CET23 - Knowing and applying teaching innovative proposals in the area of teaching-learning for the corresponding subject.
CET24 - Critically analysing the performance of teaching, of good practices and guidance using quality indicators.
CET25 - Identifying those programmes related to the teaching and learning of the corresponding subject and proposing alternatives and solutions.
CET26 - Knowing and applying basic methodologies and techniques in educational research and assessment.
CET27 - Being able to design and develop research, innovation and assessment projects.
CET28 - Gaining experience in the planning, teaching and assessment of subjects corresponding to the specialisation.
CET29 - Proving a good command of the oral and written expression in the teaching practice.
CET30 - Mastering the necessary social skills and abilities to promote an environment that facilitates learning and coexistence.
CET31 - Participating in the improvement proposals in the different action areas from the reflection based on practise.
This Official Master's Degree gives access to PhD studies according to current regulations and enables the student to work as a teacher in the levels of Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) and Bachillerato (non-compulsory secondary education), Vocational Training and Official Language Schools. This programme is an essential requirement to teach at these two educational levels from the academic year 2009-2010.
ORDER ECI/3858/2007, of 27 December, establishing the requirements for verification of official university degrees enabling to work as a Teacher of Compulsory Secondary Education and Bachillerato, of Vocational Training and of Language Teaching
Graduates of the Master's Degree in Compulsory Secondary Education and Bachillerato Teaching are professionals with a solid training that combines psycho-pedagogical, educational, methodological and technological knowledge with a motivating teaching style that allows both the comprehensive attention for students from ESO, Bachillerato, Vocational Training and Official Language Schools and the work in teaching teams and individual and family tutoring. This profile has been analysed by the different Monitoring Commissions of the Master's Degree.
Within this competence framework, the programme is aimed at the following career areas:
- Private, private subsidised and public education centres where Compulsory Secondary Education and Bachillerato are taught.
-Private, State-Subsidized and Public Educational Institutions where Vocational Training is provided
-Adult Education Centers (known as “CEPA”