The studies in Ukrainian Philology with English Philology are aimed at providing students with proficiency in two major languages (at the C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). However, a "philologist" is not only a language expert, but also an excellent specialist in the history, literature and culture of a given country. Within the framework of a given specialization, students have an opportunity to acquire necessary knowledge of the phenomena occurring in the field of history, literature and culture of Ukraine, Great Britain and the USA, as well as to acquire practical skills in intercultural communication and translation and interpretation.
Students of Ukrainian Philology with English Philology acquire language skills in spoken and written Ukrainian and English in accordance with requirements specified for C1 level. An inseparable element of the study programme is a significant number of classes of Practical Ukrainian Language Teaching and Practical English Language Teaching (as many as 630 hours), aiming at providing future graduates not only with fluency in the language, but also with intercultural competence.
- intensive study of two foreign languages - Ukrainian (from scratch) and English,
- possibility of spending a semester abroad (within the ERASMUS programme) or at another university in Poland (within the MOST programme),
- developing one's own interests, e.g. in the East Slavonic Academic Circle, TheArt Theatre Group, etc.
Example of courses
- Practical learning of the Ukrainian language
- Grammar of the Ukrainian Language
- History of Ukrainian Literature
- History of Ukraine
- Confrontative grammar of Polish-Ukrainian
- Culture of the Ukrainian linguistic area
- Modern Ukrainian Media Language
- Translation and Interpreting Workshop pl-ukr
- Information technology
and courses conducted entirely in English:
- Practical English Language Teaching
- History of English Literature
- History of American Literature
- History of the British Isles and the USA
- Phonetics and phonology of the English language
Level B1/B2 according to the CEFR is the minimum level of English language competence that candidates entering recruitment / students entering their first year of study should have in order to participate in the above mentioned subjects.
Students also design part of the programme on their own, having at their disposal optional subjects from the list of elective courses, which is updated annually.
A detailed study plan is available on the website of the Institute of East Slavic Philology.
Graduates of East Slavonic Philology / specialization Ukrainian Philology with English Philology have:
- thorough oral and written knowledge and skills in the major languages of the specialisation,
- communicative competence in general and specialised language, profiled for general communication and mediation in international economic and trade relations,
- the necessary knowledge of scientific disciplines (linguistics and literary studies) assigned to the above field of study / major,
- ability to have a good grasp of the culture, realities and social relations of the East Slavic area,
- the competence to relate their linguistic and translation competence and to acquire, collect, process and transmit information and work as part of a team.
The knowledge, competences and skills acquired by the graduates enable them to find employment in
- companies operating on the international market or involved in international trade,
- public administration units oriented at international cooperation,
- state and local government administration units,
- production, trade and service companies cooperating with foreign partners,
- marketing, logistics and customer service departments in companies with an international and culturally diverse character
- advertising and public relations agencies,
- international and non-profit organizations,
- non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, etc.