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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

French, Polish

Duration

2 years

Faculty of Humanities

Sosnowiec

Education profile: General academic

ECTS guidebook

Description

Offered major: Computer-Assisted and Specialised French Translation

Offered foreign language courses: course on another foreign language

Characteristics of the programme:

Computer Assisted Translation and Translation for Specific Purposes in French is a supplementary Master's degree programme addressed to candidates who want to acquire high linguistic and translation skills. The studies combine the improvement of the command of French language, including languages for specific purposes, with deepening the knowledge and developing practical skills in the field of Translation Studies. The major is completed by a seminar where students prepare a MA thesis on a subject of their choice in the field of linguistics or literature. Moreover, the studies allow students to improve their knowledge of another Romance language as well as skills of using modern 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 the EU institutions;

• work in cultural and research institutions;

• work in the field of diplomacy;

• work in foreign-language publishing houses;

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

• work in institutions and organisations providing touristic services.

Admissions criteria

Candidate applying for admission has knowledge, skills, and social competencies necessary to take up education at 2nd cycle studies in this degree programme and major, and in particular

  • qualifications obtained as a result of completing 1st cycle studies in language studies with a major in Romance Studies or French, or
  • qualifications obtained as a result of completing other 1st cycle studies than language studies and knowledge of French at C1/C2 level.

The candidates who have a degree diploma in other programmes (majors) than language studies are additionally obliged to attend an interview (in Polish) concerning the presentation of research plans related to the future MA thesis of the candidate in linguistics or literary studies.

The maximum number of points to obtain in the interview is: 30. To achieve a positive result of the interview, the candidate must obtain at least 15 points.

The candidates who successfully pass the interview, i.e. obtain at least 15 points, will be admitted to studies based on the  average of the final grade in the diploma and positive exam grade in French.

For candidates with a diploma in language studies with a major in Romance Studies or French – admission is decided by the place on the ranking list based on the degree diploma grades.

For candidates with a degree diploma in other degree programmes (majors) than language studies – admission is decided by the place on the ranking list created on the basis of the average final grade on the diploma and positive exam grade in French.

The final result calculation is based on:

a) final grade on the diploma,

b) positive exam grade in French.

The final result is the sum of ½ of the grade mentioned in a) and b).

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