What are the contents of the Dual Master's program?

The students who take the Dual Master’s degree (66 ECTS credits) will be graduating simultaneously from the University of Alicante (UA) with a Master’s in English and Spanish for Specific Purposes and from the East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL) in Shanghai with a Master’s of Arts in Foreign Languages and Literature (Oriented in Forensic Linguistics).

UA Students

The students from the UA will take 42 ECTS credits from the MASTER’S IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: 30 ECTS credits in the first term of the academic year (October-January) and the 12 ECTS credits corresponding to the Master’s dissertation. This will be supervised by Professors from the UA.

CODE SUBJECT ECTS CREDITS
38606 Applied Linguistics 6
38608 Forensic Linguistics 6
38610 Computational Linguistics 6
38613 English in the Law 3
38614 Spanish in the Law 3
38615 English in Economy and Finance 3
38616 Spanish in Economy and Finance 3
38621 Master's dissertation 12

In the second term (March-June), the students from the UA will take 24 ECTS credits from the MASTER’S OF ARTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE (ORIENTED IN FORENSIC LINGUISTICS): 18 ECTS credits and the 6 ECTS credits corresponding to the Master’s dissertation. This will be supervised by Professors from the ECUPL.

CODE SUBJECT ECTS CREDITS
1012203 Theories (and Practice) in Legal Translation 4
1012201 Advanced Linguistics 4
1012301 Introduction to Chinese Law 2
1012302 Introduction to Anglo-American Law 2
1012204 Corpus Linguistics 2
1012303 Chinese Legal Culture 2
1012305 Business English 2
  Master's dissertation 6

The ECUPL will offer the students from the UA complementary courses in Chinese language and civilization.

ECUPL Students

The students from the ECUPL will take 42 ECTS credits from the MASTER’S IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES: 30 ECTS credits in the first term of the academic year (October-January) and the 12 ECTS credits corresponding to the Master’s dissertation. This will be supervised by Professors from the UA.

CODE SUBJECT ECTS CREDITS
38606 Applied Linguistics 6
38608 Forensic Linguistics 6
38610 Computational Linguistics 6
38613 English in the Law 3
38614 Spanish in the Law 3
38615 English in Economy and Finance 3
38616 Spanish in Economy and Finance 3
38621 Master's dissertation 12

In the second term (March-June), the students from the ECUPL will take 24 ECTS credits from the MASTER’S OF ARTS IN FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE (ORIENTED IN FORENSIC LINGUISTICS): 18 ECTS credits and the 6 ECTS credits corresponding to the Master’s dissertation. This will be supervised by Professors from the ECUPL.

CODE SUBJECT ECTS CREDITS
1012203 Theories (and Practice) in Legal Translation 4
1012201 Advanced Linguistics 4
1012301 Introduction to Chinese Law 2
1012302 Introduction to Anglo-American Law 2
1012204 Corpus Linguistics 2
1012303 Chinese Legal Culture 2
1012305 Business English 2
  Master's dissertation 6

The UA will offer the students from the ECUPL complementary courses in Spanish language and civilization.