Bachelor in English Language and Culture in Professional Communication

General

Program Description

Graduates of the English language and culture study program in vocational communication masters the terminology of linguistics, literary science and professional language (eg business English, English in tourism, English in health care, English in science and technology, legal English, etc.), controls work with information technologies and acquire basic knowledge in management and management. They also have basic knowledge of translation strategies and techniques of simultaneous and consecutive interpreting and has acquired knowledge of intercultural communication behavior.

The department accepts students who already speak English at least at the B2 level. It offers knowledge of the target language in English. Students can compare the acquisition and learning of a foreign language with the mother tongue in linguistic disciplines. They examine questions of bilingualism and multilingualism, applying their own experience.

Thanks to numerous lectures organized by the department, they meet with practitioners and thus have the opportunity to learn what expectations and requirements are being put in practice by graduates. They get to know the work of a translator in translation companies, try interpreting in professional interpreting booths using consecutive and simultaneous interpreting techniques. Directly in real life, they interpret at various conferences or major events. They use the opportunities offered by the department and can travel abroad for one semester or an academic year. They get in touch with different cultures. They discuss issues related to multi-culture, identity, state language protection, and so on. They analyze texts and gain insight into current and past literature, develop their ability to read with understanding, learn to create creatively, think critically, correctly argue, but also accept the opinion of others and reach consensus.

Humanitarian education respects the individual and his needs but emphasizes mutual cooperation and common solutions. The international team of the department is involved in solving national and international projects and various grant tasks. He is a regular organizer of professional scientific conferences, seminars, and workshops at home and international level. Individual members are actively engaged in scientific and research activities in the field and are authors of publications with an interdisciplinary overlap.

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Tuition fees

  • Fee per academic year for the study programs in English: 850 €
  • Fee per academic year for applicants without a permanent residence: 2.500 €

More information: PaedDr. Monika Hornáček Banášová, Ph.D. monika.hornacek@ucm.sk

Last updated Dec 2019

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