Careers area - Catalan Language and Literature Programme - Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

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Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Catalan Language and Literature

Public Administration

Careers paths

  • Language animator or planner: Drafting an action programme at different governmental levels to act on the language situation in a specific environment on the basis of diagnostic and assessment tools.

  • Translator: Translation of texts from another language into Catalan in various formats.

  • Interpreter: Simultaneous or consecutive oral translation from another language into Catalan.

  • Language advisor: Guidance and advice regarding standard Catalan language issues (revision of texts, answering language queries and advice on language tools).

  • Teacher in secondary and upper secondary education.

  • Catalan examiner in selection processes: Conducting oral tests and assessment of exams to determine the language skill of job candidates.

  • Expert in language standardisation: Multi-purpose role able to teach Catalan to adults, provide language advice and promote the use of the language, and language management in both the public and the private sector.

Complementary and specialisation training

A degree in Catalan Language and Literature gives graduates the essential skills they will need to work in these professions. However, in most cases complementary postgraduate training is recommended or even required. This specialist complementary training can be obtained by taking a range of postgraduate courses, which include the following:

You should also always remember the great importance of ongoing language learning to increase employment potential. In fact, it is evident that for some professional profiles we show in this section, it is essential to know other languages. There are many public and private institutions that offer foreign language teaching; here, we simply limit ourselves to mentioning the UOC Language School: