Philology

Speciality: English Philology - Foreign Languages for Business

The aim of the programme is to prepare competent and linguistically proficient employees in both family-run and international businesses as well as in administrative organisations, foundations, service industry and public institutions.

The following are the graduate's main skills and abilities:

  • fluency in English,
  • psychological and social knowledge,
  • basic knowledge referring to economic issues,
  • very good command of German,
  • practical skills referring to the English and German business and legal language as well as the ability to handle business correspondence in both languages,
  • ability to organise office work, business meetings and conferences, knowledge of mediation and negotiation techniques,
  • skills referring to using modern information and communication technologies and their application in office work in particular,
  • self-improvement and perfecting work-related skills.

 

Speciality: Philology - Applied Linguistics – English and German

The study programme allows gaining a thorough knowledge and skills related to:

  • fluency in English and a very good command of German,
  • knowledge of literature, culture and history of English and German speaking countries,
  • linguistics,
  • intercultural communication, including the ability to identify cultural differences and similarities as well as recognise the phenomena of ethnocentrism, xenophobia, auto- and hetero-stereotypes,
  • using modern information and communication technologies, with emphasis on their practical application in the chosen specialisation,
  • self-improvement and perfecting work-related skills.

Additionally, depending on the specialisation chosen in the second semester of studies, the graduate profile is characterised by:

  • theoretical knowledge referring to translation as well as practical skills as regards translating both non-specialist and specialist texts in three languages (Polish, English, German) - specialisation: translation,
  • knowledge concerning selected aspects of economy and law, practical linguistic skills in English and German business and legal language, competences in handling business correspondence in both languages as well as organising business meetings and conferences, knowledge of mediation and negotiation techniques - specialisation: business communication.

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