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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

English, French, Polish

Duration

3 years

Faculty of Humanities

Sosnowiec

Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook

Description

Offered major: Applied French and English with Translation and Interpreting

Characteristics of the programme:

French and English as Applied Languages and Translation Studies are addressed to candidates who plan to use these two languages in their professional career. The studies curriculum presumes learning French from beginner's level and developing the ability to use English, which leads to the acquisition of fluent command of both of these languages (both in everyday communication and communication for specific purposes). In addition, this major allows the students to obtain knowledge on culture and literature of French and English-speaking countries as well as the functioning of language as a communication tool in the contemporary world. An important element of studies is the development of translation competencies and skills of using recent technologies in a professional environment.

Career prospects (graduate's profile):

• work in translation agencies;

• work in Polish companies cooperating with foreign partners;

• work in companies abroad and their representative offices in Poland;

• work in institutions and organisations providing touristic services;

• work in cultural and research institutions;

• work in the field of diplomacy;

• work in mass media (radio, press, the Internet, TV);

• work in foreign-language publishing houses.

Other additional information important for the candidate: French is taught starting from the beginner's level, whereas English from the level of high school curriculum.

Admissions criteria for candidates with "new" Polish maturity exam (issued after 2005)

For candidates with NEW MATURA EXAM:

Competitive admission based on diploma grades, which takes into account the result in the written part of Matura exam in English (as a modern foreign language), converted to ranking points.

The rules of converting the results of Matura exam expressed in percent to ranking points:

  • Percentage in the written Matura exam at the basic level is converted to points as follows: 1% = 1 point.
  • Percentage in the written Matura exam at the advanced level is converted to points as follows: 1% = 2 points.
  • Percentage in the written Matura exam at the bilingual level is converted to points as follows: 1% = 2.5 points.

In the case when the secondary school-leaving certificate contains the exam results at different levels, and when the candidate improved the Matura exam result, the result which gives the higher number of points after conversion (more favourable for the candidate) is taken into account.

Admissions criteria for candidates with "old" Polish maturity exam (issued before 2005)

For candidates with OLD MATURA EXAM:

Competitive admission based on diploma grades, which takes into account the result in the written or oral part of Matura exam in English. In the case when the secondary school-leaving certificate contains the exam results in the written and oral part, the result which gives the higher number of points after conversion (more favourable for the candidate) is taken into account.

The results of Matura exam will be converted to percentage points in following way:

Matura exam until 1991

Matura exam after 1991

 

6 — 100 %

5 — 100 %

5 — 80 %

4 — 70 %

4 — 75 %

3 — 30 %

3 — 50 %

 

2 — 30 %

The percentage result in the written or oral part of Matura exam achieved by the candidate will be converted to ranking points according to the following rules:

  • Percentage in the written or oral Matura exam is converted to points as follows: 1% = 4 points.
  • Percentage in the Matura exam in a bilingual school or school with English language is converted to points as follows: 1% = 4 points.

Admissions criteria for candidates with International Baccalaureate

For candidates with INTERNATIONAL MATURA EXAM — IB DIPLOMA:

The result of the exam in English as a foreign language will be converted proportionally to the new Matura exam scale as follows:

IB diploma

Basic level (SL)

Advanced level (HL)

7

100%

100%

6

86%

85.71%

5

72%

71.43%

4

58%

57.14%

3

44%

42.86%

2

30%

28.57%

1

0%

14.29%

The percentage result achieved by the candidate will be converted to ranking points according to the following rules:

  • Percentage in the written IB Matura exam at the basic level (SL) is converted to points as follows: 1% = 1 points.
  • Percentage in the written IB Matura exam at the advanced level (HL) is converted to points as follows: 1% = 1.5 points.

European Baccalaureate

The candidate who obtained the European Baccalaureate diploma, issued by European Schools in accordance to the Luxemburg Convention of 21 June 1994 about the European School status, are subject to the same admission rules as holders of “new” Polish maturity exam. The results on the diploma of European Baccalaureate are treated as results of the extended “new” Polish maturity exams and are calculated according to the following indicators:

EB exam

“new” Polish maturity exam

9,00 ÷ 10,00

100%

8,00 ÷ 8,95

90%

7,00 ÷ 7,95

75%

6,00 ÷ 6,95

60%

5,00 ÷ 5,95

45%

4,00 ÷ 4,95

30%

In case the candidate does not submit the European Baccalaureate diploma, for the sake of qualification, the candidate is obliged to submit the certificate about the EB result issued by the appropriate institution and present the EB diploma immediately after its reception.

NOTE: If the admissions criteria for the programme assume additional entrance exams for the holders of “new” Polish maturity exams, the following factors are concerned during the qualification: result from EB diploma calculated according to the scale above and the results of the additional entrance exam.

Admissions criteria for candidates with a document obtained outside of Poland

For the candidates — Polish citizens who graduated from high school abroad or foreigners taking up studies on terms applicable for Polish citizens — the possibility to conduct an exam in English is allowed in the situation when a candidate has a secondary school-leaving certificate which does not include English as a school subject. A written exam will correspond in level to Matura exam in English at the advanced level. The exam results expressed in percent, on a scale of 30% - 100%, will be converted to ranking points in accordance with the same rules as for candidates with the new Matura exam.

Exceptions from admission procedures

Nazwa olimpiady / konkursu Tytuł uprawniający do ulgi Limit miejsc Uwagi
Konkurs Języka Angielskiego dla szkół ponadgimnazjalnych laureat 3 Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność.
Konkurs Juvenes Translatores laureat 3 Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność
Olimpiada Języka Angielskiego laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność
Olimpiada Wiedzy Historycznej laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na daną specjalność
Olimpiada Wiedzy o Prawach Człowieka w Świecie Współczesnym laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność
Olimpiada Wiedzy o III RP laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z języka obcego określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na daną specjalność.
Olimpiada Wiedzy o Społeczeństwie laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność
Olimpiada Wiedzy o Unii Europejskiej laureat lub finalista Wymogiem formalnym jest egzamin maturalny z nowożytnego języka obcego, określonego w kryterium kwalifikacji na ww. specjalność

Szczegółowa procedura uznania powyższych uprawnień dostępna jest na stronie https://us.edu.pl/kandydat/rekrutacja-na-studia-krok-po-kroku/olimpiady-i-konkursy/

Fees for education

Tuition fees in academic year: 2022/2023

Payment for semester
for Polish citizens and foreigners entitled to education at full-time studies conducted in Polish without paying the tuition fee.

No tuition fees


Payment for semester
for foreigners applying for studies on tuition-paying basis

Tuition paid in full

PLN2,850.00

Tuition paid in 3 installments

  • PLN990.00
  • PLN990.00
  • PLN1,020.00

Contact

Faculty's contact details

Faculty of Humanities

ul. Grota Roweckiego 5
41-200 Sosnowiec
32 364 08 41

https://us.edu.pl/wydzial/wh

filologia.romanska.wh@us.edu.pl

Contact for foreigners

International Admissions Office

Bankowa 12, room 76
40-007 Katowice, Poland
+48 32 359 22 72
+48 32 359 22 73
admission@us.edu.pl