Competencies and objectives


Course context for academic year 2023-24

The main goal of this course is to have a glimpse at the historical, cultural, linguistic and literary background of the Catalan speaking world by insisting on intercultural and linguistic diversity. The course is especially aimed at students who want to approach Catalan history, language, culture and literature for the first time, with special emphasis on the Valencian territory.



Course content (verified by ANECA in official undergraduate and Master’s degrees)

General Competences (CG)

  • CG10 : Recognition of cultural diversity and equal opportunities.
  • CG3 : Oral and written communication skills.
  • CG4 : Critical reasoning.
  • CG5 : Capacity for analysis and synthesis.
  • CG6 : Capacity for teamwork.
  • CG7 : Capacity for organisation and planning.
  • CG8 : Creativity and capacity for initiative.
  • CG9 : Problem-solving and decision-making.


Specific Competences (CE)

  • CE5 : Assess and interpret the cultural diversity of the Region of Valencia, contrasting the indigenous cultures of the region with other cultures with which relations and contacts are established, using the official languages as the vehicles for interaction.
  • CE7 : Make creative entrepreneurial use of the basic principles of the public and private organisation and management of ICTs to evaluate, create and carry out cultural dissemination projects.
  • CE8 : Acquire skills to prepare and display content related to the human and social sciences for dissemination and for educating secondary school children, using personal skills and ICT.




Learning outcomes (Training objectives)

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Specific objectives stated by the academic staff for academic year 2023-24

1. To analyse the history, language, literature and culture of the Valencian Country and the rest of the Catalan linguistic domain

2. To value the intercultural and linguistic diversity of today's world

3. To learn the historical and social contexts of the Catalan language

4. To understand formal oral and written texts 

5. To speak correctly and efficiently, meeting the textual properties 

6. To write properly all types of texts (narrative, descriptive and conversational) with textual adequacy, coherence, cohesion and correction

7. To do research work on some subject related to the content of the subject

8. To value the linguistic diversity of Iberia

9. To rate the place of Catalan within Europe

10. To understand and to respect people's linguistic rights






Code: 29066
Lecturer responsible:
Credits ECTS: 6,00
Theoretical credits: 1,60
Practical credits: 0,80
Distance-base hours: 3,60

Departments involved

    Theoretical credits: 1,6
    Practical credits: 0,8
    This Dept. is responsible for the course.
    This Dept. is responsible for the final mark record.

Study programmes where this course is taught