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Faculty Faculty of Philosophy and Arts (FF)
Study programme Linguistics (B7310)
Branch of study Foreign Languages for Business (7310R028/01 - 13-4)
Level of acquired qualification Bachelor
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 3 years
Number of ECTS credits 180
Qualification awarded Bachelor (Bc.)
Access to further studies Master study programme  
Type of completion State Final Exam
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Šanc David, PhDr. Ph.D.
Email: dsanc@kap.zcu.cz
Phone: +420 377 635 007
Fax: +042 377 635 002
Key learning outcomes Graduates show advanced theoretical as well as practical knowledge of fundamental levels of language (phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, lexicology, and stylistics) in two selected foreign languages. Graduates are able to use acquired language and socio-cultural competences adequately, especially with emphasis on the sphere of economics, business, services, and management. They are able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing at C1 level (Proficient User) in two world languages. They have detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the particularities of business economics in the countries of studied languages and the European Union. They acquire basic training in translation and interpreting activities in the field of study. Apart from the fundamental philological segment of their study plan, they are also acquainted with knowledge of cultural 'realia', i.e. life and institutions of given language areas. Graduates are able to put acquired knowledge and skills creatively into practice. They are able to implement cooperative and communicative activities in the area of business, services, banking, insurance, law offices, consultancy firms, the media, public administration, etc. independently in two foreign languages. They are able to evaluate their study results and preconditions in connection with the choice of their further professional advancement.
Specific admission requirements Passing a written entrance examination
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning General Rules for the Recognition of Previous Studies
Qualification requirements and regulations 180 ECTS credits, Bachelor Thesis, Final State Examination
Profile of the programme The programme is conceived as professional. It includes theoretical preparation in basic philological disciplines, applied to two studied foreign languages with a possibility of choice among English, French, German, and Russian. Emphasis is put on courses preparing graduates for a direct fulfilment in practice, especially in business sphere. Graduates have detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the particularities of business economics in the countries of studied languages and the European Union. They acquire basic training in translation and interpreting activities in the field of study.
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples Graduates have detailed and comprehensive knowledge of the particularities of business economics in the countries of studied languages and the European Union. They acquire basic training in translation and interpreting activities in the field of study. Graduates are able to implement cooperative and communicative activities in the area of business, services, banking, insurance, law offices, consultancy firms, the media, public administration, etc. independently in two foreign languages. They are prepared to continue in further study in master programmes.
Branch of study guarantor Fenclová Marie, Doc. PhDr. CSc.
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