|Qualification awarded||Bachelor in Humanities|
|Field of study||Linguistics|
|Faculty||Faculty of Philology|
|Length of the programme (years)||4 years (8 semesters)|
|Scope of programme (ECTS)||240|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Starting date||1st of September|
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WHY ENGLISH AND ANOTHER FOREIGN LANGUAGE (RUSSIAN) STUDIES AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?
The programme develops the student’s written and spoken communication skills in English (C1) and Russian (B2) essential for a successful career. The curriculum includes a variety of courses aimed to help students develop their language skills as well as advanced skills in the fields of linguistic research and intercultural communication.
Graduates of “English and another foreign language (Russian)” will be able to:
- analyse the systems of English and Russian languages from various perspectives (e.g., phonetics, morphology, and syntax);
- fluently communicate at an advanced level in English (C1–C2) and Russian (B2): produce written and spoken texts in English and Russian in different situations;
- successfully apply English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and Academic English knowledge and skills while writing reports, reviews, research papers etc.;
- interpret the historical and cultural background of both English-speaking countries and Russia;
- demonstrate skills in the fields of text analysis, translation and intercultural communication;
- carry out linguistic research.
The international labour market needs highly qualified linguists with a good command of two languages of global significance (English – level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and Russian – level B2). The graduates can build successful careers in a wide variety of fields including international business, tourism, public service and offer their skills of translation, editing, publishing, web content managing, etc. They can also work as private tutors or secondary school teachers of two languages after gaining teacher’s professional qualification acquired after completing a Minor or a post-diploma study programme in subject pedagogy (ESL).
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Matura (school leaving) certificate;
English language proficiency not lower than level B2 according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
Russian language proficiency not lower than A2 according to the CEFR.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility or other exchange programmes. That gives an excellent opportunity to study at Vilnius University Partner Universities for 1 or 2 semesters or do internship abroad.