English Language and Culture
Field of Study: philology, majoring in translation and interpreting
The study of English Language and Culture (in combination) is a philological study majoring in translation and interpreting. Although a priority of the study programme is the training of professional translators and interpreters, graduates can also find employment in many other occupations requiring linguistic competence, intercultural communication, or creative and critical skills. In preparation for such occupations, the study of the English Language and Culture programme is focused mainly on linguistic subjects, literary and cultural courses and specialised translation and interpreting courses. The graduate should be a culturally and socially aware person whose knowledge, abilities, skills and attitudes will enable him/her to work in agencies, companies or various cultural institutions.
Basic Study Prerequisites and Requirements
The applicant is expected to be particularly interested in the teaching and learning process, competent in critical thinking and creativity, a knowledgeable of English language at least at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and a motivated to learn about English language, its culture and social context.
Prospective students can find more information about the department on the website: https://fphil.uniba.sk/katedry-a-odborne-pracoviska/katedra-anglistiky-a-amerikanistiky/
ENTRANCE EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS
Applicants will be admitted to all study programmes that combine English language and culture (with the exception of the English Language and Culture and German Language and Culture study programme and the English Language and Culture and Spanish Language and Culture study programme, where the general aptitude test will be replaced by a second language test) on the basis of the general aptitude test and the English language test of the National Comparative Exam, which is administered by www.scio.cz, s. r. o.