English Philology

Type:
Undergraduate (Bachelor)
Field of study:
English philology
Duration of study:
3 years (6 semesters)
Mode:
full-time |
Now also available online
Obtained title:
bachelor's degree
Language:
English
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English

Why is it worth choosing these studies?

It is estimated that one in seven inhabitants of our planet communicates in English. One in four Internet users chooses English as their language of communication in the Web. As many as 80% of employers in Poland expect candidates for jobs to have a command of English at C1/C2 level. English is the modern lingua franca and it can pave the way to your professional success.

Within this field, we offer three extension modules: Translation Studies, Business, and Education. Each module allows students to gain knowledge as well as practical skills necessary to work on the market of language services in a broad sense of the word.

What can you do after graduation?

After you graduate, a wide range of career paths will open for you. You will find employment in, among others, translation agencies, publishing houses, government institutions, international companies, and educational institutions. Depending on your choice of module, you can also gain basic knowledge which will enable you to start your own business on the market of language services.

This program
is for you if:

You wish to gain practical language and business skills
You are planning a career in language services, not just language teaching
You value flexibility, creativity, and entrepreneurship

Program and structure of studies

First cycle studies
(bachelor's degree)

They last
3 years (6 semesters)
They are worth
180 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
They end with a
bachelor’s degree

The studies are centered around the major subjects in the field of English philology and three elective extension modules: Translation Studies, Business, and Education.

First year of study

During the first two terms, all students in the current academic year will realize the following subjects together.

First semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Occupational Health and Safety 0 L 8/8
Academic Skills 1 L 15/8
Latin: the Language and its Significance for Modern Philologists 3 LC 30/16
Practical English (lexis and reading) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (practical grammar) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (speaking) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (writing and stylistics) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Introduction to Linguistics 3 L 30/16
Elective courses 6 L 60/32
Second semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Introduction to Intercultural Communication 3 L 30/16
Physical Education 0 W 30/16
Practical English (practical grammar) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (lexis and reading) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (speaking) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (writing and stylistics) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Descriptive Grammar of English 3 Ć 30/16
English Phonetics 4 L, Lab 45/28
Elective courses 3 T 30/16

During the first year, students choose a total of three elective courses. The choices are: (a) Anthropology or Introduction to Philosophy, (b) Introduction to Social Communication or Introduction to Psychology, (c) Introduction to British Culture Studies or Introduction to American Culture Studies.

SECOND
YEAR OF STUDY

During the third term, students continue the major subjects, aimed at mastering English and an additional language. During the fourth term, students choose one of the three extension modules: Translation Studies, Business, or Education.

Third semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Physical Education W 30
Practical English (lexis and reading) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (practical grammar) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (speaking) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (writing and stylistics) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Morphology and Syntax of the English Language 3 L 30/16
Introduction to Literature Studies 4 L 30/16
Elective courses 6 L, W 60/32
Fourth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Practical English (lexis and reading) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (practical grammar) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (speaking) 3 W 30/16
Practical English (writing and stylistics) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Literature of English-speaking Countries 4 T 30/16
A Philologist’s Workshop: Modern Technologies and Career Paths 4 Lab, W 60/32
Extension module – Translation Studies: Theory and Practice of Translation
Extension module – Business: Introduction to marketing and marketing in language services
Extension module – Education: Educational psychology and foreign language teaching
5 L, W 60/32

In the third term, students choose a total of two elective courses. The choices are: (a) Entrepreneurship or Project Management, (b) Language Acquisition or Psycholinguistics.

Third
year of study

During the third year, students continue studying the subjects pertaining to their chosen extension module. From the fifth term on, students do their work experience and initiate work on their own social project, which in this field of study replaces a written BA thesis.

Fifth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Practical English (integrated skills) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Protection of Intellectual Property and CSR 3 W 30/16
Social Project 3 T 30/16
Extension module – Translation Studies: Translation-supporting Technologies
Extension module – Business: Management Competencies
Extension module – Education: Legal and organizational bases for educational services
3 Lab 30/16
Work Experience I 14 WE 360
Sixth semester
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (ST/NST)
Work Experience II 14 WE 360
Practical English (integrated skills) 3 W 30/16
Additional foreign language 5 LC 60/32
Extension module – Translation Studies: Specialized Translation
Extension module – Business: Start-up in Business
Extension module – Education: E-learning and Distance Teaching: Modern Technologies in Language Education
3 W 30/16
Social Project and Diploma Exam 6 T 60/32

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

Fees

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 2 300 EUROS 1 300 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 2 300 EUROS 1 300 EUROS
OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester
1st year 3 300 EUROS 1 800 EUROS
2nd and 3rd year 3 300 EUROS 1 800 EUROS

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2020/2021, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 292 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 450 /month to PLN 650 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 450 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2020/2021 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 79 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 800 /month to PLN 1000 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.

The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2020, we granted 64 allowances for a total of PLN 113,200.50. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 1,000 to PLN 2,500 at a time.
Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2020/2021 academic year
292 Rector’s Scholarships
106 social scholarships
79 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5.79