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ONLINE LEARNING

PLEASE NOTEThe academic program corresponding to the distance learning (online) mode of the Master's Degree in African Languages, Cultures and Trade Relations has both a theoretical and practical phase, as shown below:



Phase ECTS credits Date
Theoretical phase 51 ECTS credits 1st semester 2019-2020
2nd semester 2019-2020
1st semester 2020-2021
Practical phase 9 ECTS credits 2nd semester 2020-2021


THEORETICAL PHASE (51 ECTS credits).

MODULES. The theoretical phase of the Master's Degree in African Languages, Cultures and Trade Relations will take place during the 2019-2021 academic year and the first semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. During this time, the following modules and subjects will be covered in both the online and on-site learning mode:

See link for the online mode MODULES AND TEACHERS

COURSE STRUCTURE Students who have chosen the online learning mode will receive study material corresponding to each module via email. This is outlined in the schedule below. Study material will usually be sent in either .doc or .pdf format (according to the nature of the document) and contain the tasks which must be completed and emailed according to the schedule below.

ADVISORSStudents are encouraged to contact the teachers of each module and, additionally, each student will be assigned an advisor. During their course of study, students will be able to work closely with their advisor who will be available at any time to help with queries or problems of an academic nature.

SCHEDULEThe activities corresponding to the theoretical phase of studies will be completed according to the following SCHEDULE

PRACTICAL PHASE (9 ECTS credits)During the second year of study, students will need to complete the Practical Module (9 ECTS credits) which will consist of two parts:

Practical Component. To complete the Practical Component, the student may choose from the following four (4) options:
01 Onsite Project. Complete a practical project onsite at ISTRAD. This mode for the practical project must be done onsite and will take place between April and July, 2021.
02 Offsite Project. Complete a practical project offsite. This mode for the practical project must be completed offsite and will take place between March and July, 2021.
03 Internship. This mode consists of students completing an internship in a company assigned by the master's administration and based in the city and country of the student’s choosing with a workload of about 225 hours. This internship must be completed onsite and will take place between January and September, 2021.
04 Recognition of Work Activity. Prior accreditation will be required.

End of Master's Project. To complete the End of Master's Project, the student may choose from the following two (2) options:
1 Academic Project. This mode is based on the student completing a final research project in any one of the topics taught during the master's degree. This mode for the practical project will be supervised by a research advisor (university research bodies) onsite at ISTRAD-Instituto Superior de Estudios Lingüísticos y Traducción, or offsite and will take place between December 2020 and July 2021.
02 Practical Project Report. This mode is based on completing an explicanatory report detailing the activity that was chosen for the first part of this module (onsite project, offsite project, internship or recognition of work activity).