University of Latvia - English Philology - Bachelor's undergraduate

English Philology
Last updated on:2020-06-25
Type of study programmeBachelor degree
DegreeBachelor of Humanities in Philology
Licence/accreditationStudy direction accredited until 30-Jun-2024
Duration4 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points160 (ECTS: 240)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsInternational students join either groups of local students that follow the study program in English or study according to an individual plan. A Latvian language course is integrated in the study program (at least 3 ECTS).
Fees2100 EUR (EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and permanent residence holders) or 2750 EUR (Other countries citizens) per year (2020/21)
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Study programme descriptionThe programme offers courses in English-English module and Scandinavian studies (English-Danish, Swedish or Norwegian). The courses within English Philology are: Linguistics, Literature and Culture, e.g., Basics of Translation Theory, English Normative Phonetics and Phonology, Integrated Text Analysis, English Literature. The students of the English-English module also have the courses in British, USA or Canadian Cultural Studies and choice of acquiring second foreign language (French, Spanish, German, or Italian, or Russian). The students of the Scandinavian module gain an in-depth knowledge of a Scandinavian language, culture and literature. Later the students specialise either in Linguistics or Literature and Culture, acquiring knowledge in EU Institutional and Project Management Discourse, Creative Writing, Visual and Film Studies, American Literature.

The graduates may pursue further studies in the Master’s programme English Philology or any other relevant programme. They are qualified to make a career in various professional contexts in local and international labour market, for instance, working as teachers in language centres, translators and interpreters in translation agencies, guides in travel agencies, editors in publishing houses, referents and management assistants as well as in other positions in various branches in state, municipality and private companies and institutions (public relations and marketing companies, media a.o.) ensuring internal and external communication in a foreign language.
Study programme
RequirementsGeneral secondary high school diploma; English language proficiency.
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