English & Another Foreign Language (Swedish, Spanish, German)
Not only is the following study program based on common linguistic studies in English, but also on practically applied English and another language (Swedish, Spanish, German) studies, and aims to prepare competent specialists in linguistics, who shall be able to apply linguistic knowledge and communicative competences in a creative manner when interacting in two foreign languages. The program may be viewed as highly relevant: due to Lithuania‘s geo-political position and peculiarities of the labour market, it is necessary to have specialists fluent in two foreign languages, as well as possess fundamental linguistic knowledge and high-level communication skills.
The aim of the program is to train specialists proficient in linguistics, provide them with fundamental linguistic knowledge, high-level communicative competences in English and another foreign language (Swedish, Spanish, German) relevant on the labour market. Future-specialists shall be able to analyse and study the following languages in an intercultural range, shall gain the basics of translation and be capable of applying their knowledge when communicating and collaborating with people in two foreign languages.
The structure of the curriculum
- English Language (1-8)
- Introduction to Linguistics
- English Language Structure (1-4)
- History and Culture of Great Britain
- Intercultural Communication
- Swedish/Spanish/German Language (1-8)
- Swedish/Spanish/German Language Structure (1-4)
- English Lexicology
- Basics of Research Paper Writing
- Trends in Modern Linguistics
- Seminar in Linguistics
- Literary Seminar
- English Stylistics
- Translation Theory and Practice (English – Lithuanian – English)
- Swedish/Spanish/German Culture and Society
- Applied Rhetoric
- Text Linguistics
- Translation Practicum (Swedish/ Spanish/German – Lithuanian)
- Special Topics in Linguistics (in Swedish/in Spanish/in German)
Intended learning outcomes of the following study program correspond to the areas of occupational activities, according to which trained specialists shall be able to: Pursue a career in the Klaipeda City Municipality; Klaipeda Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts; local, international insurance companies; Klaipeda city and regional tourist information centres; cultural, educational information centres; Lithuanian sea shipping and other marine organizations; translation departments of city and regional newspaper offices Klaipeda, Vakarų ekspresas, magazine Jūra, and other city or regional institutions and bodies; Continue their studies in MA study programs in the field of linguistics or find jobs in any other region in Lithuania, EU, or worldwide (international institutions or business offices). The program allows realization of competences in a broad geographical and cultural sense and is not focused on the needs of the Western Lithuania region only.
About this institute
Klaipeda University is a multidisciplinary educational institution, a national and Baltic Region leader in the field of marine sciences and studies integrated into international academic networks, fosterer of cultural heritage, and a centre for lifelong learning. Established on 1 January...
Why study at Klaipeda University
- Unique by its scientific research and studies in marine field
- European Union diploma recognized worldwide
- Wide range of programs
- International studies in English
- Young and rapidly growing
- High quality education for a reasonable price
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