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English philology

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Contemporary labour market needs persons who are fluent in foreign languages. The educational programme in English philology has a practical profile which means education aimed at using a foreign language in the practice of social and economic life. Learning foreign languages at WSZOP takes place in small groups. Big emphasis is put on phonetics which, similarly to translation classes, is taught in the professionally equipped Simultaneous Translation Laboratory. The students do obligatory 3-month trainings in the English speaking environment in Polish and foreign institutions. The University helps to find places where the students can do  internships and trainings. International community at WSZOP is created by foreign students which additionally, in a natural way, allows to develop language competences.

The graduates of English philology can be employed as translators, staff members of international corporations, language instructors.

Payment for studies
Full-time and part-time studies

First cycle studies (BA)

Monthly payment

480 zł

Semester payment

 2350 zł

Annual payment

4700 zł













Translator is at the moment one of the most attractive and prestigious professions. Thanks to the new tools for translation, electronic dictionaries and advanced multimedium technology the job of a contemporary translator differs diametrically from the one decades ago. The programme of the specialisation allows to apply theoretical knowledge in practice as well as carry out translation projects. The students choosing this specialisation will acquire consecutive and simultaneous translation skills.

Many contemporary professions require the knowledge of specialistic varieties of foreign languages. The programme of studies in this specialisation assumes studying two most popular languages of the world: English and Spanish. The studies ensure the development of communication skills and acquisition of rich specialistic vocabulary connected with the world of business. It opens to the graduates many perspectives in the European labour market.

The students use modern technological tools supporting foreign language learning, such as: the Simultaneous Translation laboratory, conference translation booths and TRADOS software for specialistic translations. Besides, at students’ disposal, the WSZOP library has multimedia collections supporting foreign language learning.