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Study catalog

Basic information

Language of instruction

Spanish, Polish

Duration

2 years

Wydział Humanistyczny

Sosnowiec

Profil kształcenia: ogólnoakademicki

Informator ECTS

Description

Offered major: 

  • Spanish with Translation and Interpreting

Offered foreign language courses: course on another Romance language

Characteristics of the programme:

Spanish and Translation Studies is a supplementary Master's degree programme addressed to candidates who plan to speak fluent Spanish in their professional career. The student's language competencies are improved during the practical Spanish language course, they also acquire the ability to communicate in another foreign language. The curriculum includes subjects in the field of knowledge of language and literature aimed at deepening the knowledge of linguistic and literary phenomena typical for Spanish-speaking countries. The extended block of translation classes consists of classes increasing the student's practical skills in the field of translation of specialist texts (e.g. for the EU purposes) and conference interpreting.

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.

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 in language studies with a major in Spanish Studies or Spanish language or
  • qualifications obtained as a result of completing different 1st cycle studies than language studies and knowledge of Spanish 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 Spanish.

For candidates with a diploma in language studies with a major in Spanish Studies or Spanish language – 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 final grade on the diploma and positive exam grade in Spanish.

The final result calculation is based on:

a) final grade on the diploma,

b) positive exam grade in Spanish.

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
dla Polaków i cudzoziemców uprawnionych do kształcenia na studiach stacjonarnych w języku polskim bez ponoszenia opłat za studia.

No tuition fees


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

Opłata wnoszona w całości

2 850,00 PLN

Opłata w 3 częściach

  • 990,00 PLN
  • 990,00 PLN
  • 1 020,00 PLN

Contact

Faculty's contact details

Wydział Humanistyczny

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

Biuro Rekrutacji Cudzoziemców

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