Foreign Philology

An academic degree that allows students to gain in-depth knowledge of philology and all aspects of science, features of cognitive linguistics along with knowledge of pedagogy.

Academic degree:

Master of Philology

Code and name of the educational program:

7M02304 “Foreign Philology”

Core subjects:        

Theory of Translation, English for Specific Purposes

Form of study and duration of study:    

Scientific and pedagogical master’s degree: 2 years

Description of the educational program:

The major “Foreign Philology” is intended for students who want to gain in-depth knowledge in the field of foreign languages, literature and culture, as well as develop translation and intercultural communication skills.

As part of the program, students study one or more foreign languages at a high level, including their grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, style and other aspects. In addition, they study the history and culture of countries where these languages are official and gain knowledge about traditions, customs, art, literature and other aspects of culture.

The program also includes the study of the theory and methods of linguistic analysis, the study of literary movements and genres, the analysis of works of foreign literature and translation activities. Students also learn foreign language teaching methods and can gain teaching experience through practical training and internships.

Career opportunities:

Graduates of the program can apply their knowledge and skills in various fields, including teaching foreign languages in educational institutions, translation activities in various fields (economics, law, medicine, etc.), international relations, tourism and cultural programs. They can also continue their studies and receive a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in foreign philology, linguistics or literary criticism.