The aim of the second-cycle studies in Ukrainian Philology is to consolidate and deepen competences in the Ukrainian language, to improve practical translation skills by performing written translations of specialist and applied texts, as well as interpreting (consecutive and simultaneous).
The study programme also includes the study of English and the acquisition of skills in the use of specialist IT programmes supporting Polish-Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Polish translation. The skills and linguistic competences acquired during the second cycle studies are intended to enable graduates to undertake professional work in the field corresponding to their specialization. Graduates of the second cycle studies also have the possibility of undertaking third cycle studies (doctoral studies).
- acquiring spoken and written Ukrainian language skills in accordance with the requirements specified for level C2,
- learning to use specialist computer programs (SDL Trados),
- possibility of spending a semester abroad (within the ERASMUS programme) or at another university in Poland (within the MOST programme),
- developing your own interests, e.g. in the East Slavonic Academic Circle.
Example of courses
- Practical Ukrainian Language Teaching
- Conversation courses in Business English
- Literature of Independent Ukraine
- Ukraine in Contemporary Europe - Politics and Culture
- Translation theory and practice
- Translator's workshop - translation and interpreting
- Computer assisted translation (SDL Trados)
- Development tendencies of contemporary Ukrainian language
- Computer graphics workshops
Students design part of the curriculum on their own, using optional courses 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 the East Slavic Philology / Ukrainian Philology major have:
- in-depth knowledge and skills in a second language of the major subject and in a foreign language of Western Europe,
- 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.