IGNOU Launches MA in Spanish Course; Check Details Here
The School of Foreign Languages at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has introduced a Master’s Degree course in the Spanish language. This program aims to provide students with comprehensive insights into Spanish culture, literature, and history, including practical modules such as translation studies, interpretation, and linguistics. The duration of the Master's degree program is a minimum of two years and a maximum of four years, with the option for students to exit after completing the first year. Study materials will be available in both digital and print formats, and the course fee is Rs 10,700.
Eligibility Criteria for IGNOU’s Spanish Master’s Program:
Prospective students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Completed a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish from a recognized university, OR
- Graduation degree in any discipline, along with proficiency in Spanish at the B-1 level (as per CFR) or possession of a Diploma in Spanish from a recognized institute.
Significance of Pursuing a Master’s Course in Spanish:
A Master’s degree in Spanish opens up various employment opportunities, including roles in linguistic institutes, colleges, universities, travel agencies, tourism departments, etc. Graduates can explore careers as translators, teachers, professors, interpreters, freelance writers, and public relations officers. The Spanish language, spoken in 21 countries worldwide, is used by approximately 480 million people.
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is a public distance learning institution based in Delhi, India. Established in 1985, IGNOU is the world’s largest Open University, offering distance and open education to diverse segments of society globally. The university provides a wide range of courses and programs to cater to the educational needs of learners across various disciplines.