Information on study programme

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Faculty Faculty of Arts (FIF)
Study programme Philology (N7310)
Branch of study English for Translators and Interpreters (7310T333/00 - 2013)
Level of acquired qualification Postgraduate Master
Form of study Full-time
Standard length of study 2 years
Number of ECTS credits 120
Qualification awarded Master (Mgr.)
Access to further studies Doctoral study programme  
Type of completion State Final Exam, Master's Thesis Defense
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students
Janebová Markéta, Mgr. Ph.D.
Email: marketa.janebova@upol.cz
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Key learning outcomes The single major in English for Translation and Interpreting is a program focused on the theoretical background in translation and interpreting. It deepens the knowledge in philological disciplines as well, especially in linguistics (comparative linguistics) and literature and culture. The program further develops practical application of the theoretical knowledge. It reacts to the need for qualified translators and interpreters and the disciplines are chosen to suit that aim. The aim of the program is to produce experts in the field and award them with an M.A. degree. Their professional profile corresponds to the current requirements of employers and allows for further specialization in the field. On the level of the M.A. degree, the main expertise is a theoretically based language fluency (C2 level), translating and interpreting theory and practical skills, overall cognitive abilities and philological knowledge in certain chosen disciplines. The study is multifaceted in order to prepare the graduates for the modern world and make possible their permanent employability with respect to ongoing social, economic and technological changes.
Specific admission requirements unspecified
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations 120 ECTS credits, passing the state final exam, defending Master's thesis.
Profile of the programme academical
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples The graduates receive a M.A. degree in translation and interpreting. The program is based on previos B-A. degree in either translation and interpreting or in English philology. The graduates are fluent in the English language and they have a knowledge of English grammar contrasted with Czech including the register varieties of English. They have a deeper knowledge of the variety of translation and interpreting theories and methodological issues related to their field. According to their individual interest they also acquire some deeper knowledge of cultural studies of the English speaking countries, English or American literature and theoretical linguisitcs. In the practical seminars and excercises they concentrate on practical skills, the use of information technologies and computer aided translation. The graduates are primarily qualified to become translators and interpreters in many specific (administrative and scientific) fields.
Branch of study guarantor Arbeit Marcel, prof. PhDr. Dr.
Course list by year of study and semester
1. year 2. year Undetermined year
Winter Summer Winter Summer Winter Summer
KAA/TR07 (3)
KAA/IN07 (3)
KAA/LIA1 (1)
KAA/TRT1 (3)
KAA/INT1 (3)
KAA/AA2Z (1)
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 14
From the following group of courses and from the list of optional courses student has to register for sufficient number of courses so that the sum of their ECTS credits is 16
KAA/ALCP (3)
KAA/AS00 (4)
KAA/AJC7 (3)
KAA/INM2 (4)
KAA/BS00 (4)
KAA/IS01 (4)
KAA/IS02 (4)
KAA/TRC1 (3)
KAA/IN03 (3)
KAA/IN04 (3)
KAA/AJC1 (3)
KAA/UL00 (4)
KAA/PRAG (4)
KAA/TR02 (3)
KAA/TRM2 (4)
KAA/CS01 (4)
KAA/ESP1 (3)
KAA/AF10 (4)
KAA/VYTX (4)
KAA/AML3 (4)
KAA/AJC6 (3)
KAA/CAT3 (3)
KAA/TELZ (1)
KAA/IN01 (3)
KAA/TR08 (3)
KAA/IN08 (3)
KAA/MTP (6)
KAA/AML4 (4)
KAA/TER2 (3)
KAA/TELI (4)
KAA/TR01 (3)
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 0
Student chooses optional courses so that the number of ECTS credits for optional courses totals: 30.
KAA/INT2 (4)
KAA/SATPT (0)
KAA/SATPJ (0)
KAA/TRT2 (4)
KAA/JZC2 (2)
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 10
From the following group of courses and from the list of optional courses student has to register for sufficient number of courses so that the sum of their ECTS credits is 20
KAA/INP3 (4)
KAA/BRL3 (4)
KAA/MAT2 (8)
KAA/LEGE (3)
KAA/IN09 (3)
KAA/MAT1 (6)
KAA/MAP2 (8)
KAA/BRL4 (4)
KAA/TR09 (3)
KAA/MAP1 (6)
KAA/TRP3 (4)
KAA/HANG (4)
KAA/IN10 (4)
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 0
Student chooses optional courses so that the number of ECTS credits for optional courses totals: 30.
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 0
From the following group of courses and from the list of optional courses student has to register for sufficient number of courses so that the sum of their ECTS credits is 30
FIF/XXX (0)
Sum of ECTS credits
for compulsory courses 0
Student chooses optional courses so that the number of ECTS credits for optional courses totals: 30.
Total 60 credits Total 60 credits Total 60 credits
Total 120 credits