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Faculty Faculty of Arts (FIF)
Study programme Philology (B7310)
Branch of study General Lingvistics and Theory of Communication (7310R311/00 - 2015)
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, Master's Thesis Defense
Study and Examination Code URL
Faculty coordinator for international students unspecified
Key learning outcomes Courses of General Linguistics and Theory of Communication are designed so that the student is able to link the knowledge gained and research, and manage to verify it using some chosen texts. Students participate in scholar and research activities of the department. They take part in elaborating department publications, in collaborating with foreign partners, in eye-tracking research, etc. A part of the study activities is composed of practical placements in chosen workplaces. The study is structured into the following stages: (1) Fundamental subdisciplines of linguistics: the description of laws within language levels in languages generally (General Phonetics and Phonology, Morphosyntax, Lexicon, Text Theory and Pragmatics), their development (Principles of Language Development), but also the development of theories which describe speech and communication (History of Czech Linguistics). (2) General science disciplines: they provide the basic rules and procedures of scientific work; theoretically (Methodology of Science) as well as practically (Fundamentals of Linguistic Work). (3) General linguistic disciplines: orientation in basic mechanisms of the language (Introduction into General Linguistics) and communication (Introduction into Theory of Communication). (4) Specialized disciplines and cross-disciplines: pay attention to the tools of language description (Mathematical Modelling of Text, Logical Semantics), critical text analysis and influences of various scientific disciplines on language sciences (Biosemiotics).
Specific admission requirements unspecified
Specific provisions for recognition of prior learning unspecified
Qualification requirements and regulations 90 ECTS credits, passing the state final exam, defending bachelor thesis.
Profile of the programme academical
Occupational profiles of graduates with examples The students are after graduating the field of study General Linguistics and Theory of Communication prepared for science-oriented studies on the master degree level. The gained education is easily come in useful in many respects and is comprehensive enough so that the graduate can easily continue to work within the field of applied linguistics (language-communication analysis in specialized agencies and in media, optimization of communication strategies and flows in commerce and in public administration, translating expert texts, basic statistical data processing, preparing language data for formal processing, software applications etc.). Those interested can gain universally-applicable analytical abilities via the studies in the field of study General Linguistics and Theory of Communication: work with information sources, statistical analysis, media literacy, project organizing and planning, experience with (research) work teams in various positions etc.
Branch of study guarantor Kořenský Jan, prof. PhDr. DrSc.

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