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Russian Philology

M. A. Studies

Regular studies

We offer modern philological studies at university level.

Extramural studies

Study on default lasts 4 semesters. Studies will be held in the form of downhill skiing weekend (Saturday, Sunday) twice a month.
We provide modern philological studies at university level in the following disciplines

  • English Philology
  • German Philology
  • Russian Philology

Profile of a graduate

A graduate of studies at the second level in philological discipline in English, German or Russian will possess apart from high language competence, precise and multifacet knowledge in the field of selected specialization. A graduate of the studies of second level will be able to solve professional problems and to formulate opinions within the range of acquired competence on the basis of incomplete or limited information with preservation of ethical, legal and economic principles.

Graduate studies second degree on a direction "Philology" in the Lingwistyczno Technical University in Gdańsk will characterize the attitude to other languages and cultures, as well as awareness of linguistic diversity. The graduate will be prepared to work the translator, in printed publications, in newsrooms, in mass media, cultural and research institutions and in the services that require advanced knowledge of languages and cultures.

A graduate of the second level at philological discipline in Higher School of Foreign Languages will represent an open attitude toward different languages and cultures.

Within each of the above. speciality the student will have the opportunity to choose one of the specialisation paths: linguistic or literaturoznawczej. The program of specialization has been so prepared to set a two-direction "Philology" allowed for a significant widening of the knowledge and skills in a chosen by the student.

Graduate studies second degree on a direction "Philology"linguistic expertise become aware that a comprehensive knowledge of a foreign language, as well as the scope of basic socio-cultural phenomena occurring in selected countries. Students will be introduced to issues of cultural diversity of modern societies and with the nature of the phenomena occurring within the. A student of this specialisation gains knowledge of the theory of literature and methodology of literary research.

The student gets a broad and in-depth knowledge of Linguistics, getting familiar with the characteristics of the language, its functions and structure, as well as issues from the scope of Ahmadu Bello, psycholingwistyki, leksykologii, semantics and pragmatics, as well as directions in modern Linguistics and research methodology językoznawczych.

A graduate of this specialization will be able to link to a contemporary cultural phenomena in their language dimension with the past culture and traditions of these countries. You will be able to analyze and interpret media messages language to describe and analyze the popular culture for its impact on communication. A graduate of this specialization will be able to smoothly, freely and properly use the language specialties in terms of various types of communication. To be able to communicate in a variety of social situations, will be understood and was able to create diverse stylistically, express complex courts and reviews.
Student będzie potrafił wybrać i dostosować odpowiednia metodę badawczą do opisu, analizy i interpretacji zjawisk językowych, będzie rozumiał złożoność mechanizmów komunikacji.

Będzie wykazywał się postawą ciągłego kształcenia i rozwoju zawodowego.

A student will be able to select and adjust a proper research method to a description and interpretation of language phenomena and will understand the complexity of mechanism of communication. A student will understand basic problems in literature, changes which occurred in theoretical thinking about literature and contextual anchoring of notions employed in literature. He/she will be able to select and adjust a research method for description of historical literary phenomena and also to apply methodological innovations to analysis of a literary text. A graduate in this field is able to evaluate quality of an artistic translation.

Graduate studies second degree on a direction "Philology"literaturoznawczej specialization will possess a wide knowledge of selected foreign language, as well as basic socio-cultural phenomena that occur in all countries. Students will be made familiar with the issues of cultural diversity of modern societies and linguistic nature of the developments within it.
Student gets knowledge of Linguistics, getting familiar with the characteristics of the language, its functions and structure, as well as issues from the scope of the Ahmadu Bello and psycholingwistyki. A student of this specialization get a wide and in-depth knowledge of literary history, the characteristics of the contemporary theory of literature and methodology of literary research, with particular reference to the literature on selected area. The student will learn also to issues from the scope of sociology and anthropology, literature, basics of theory and practice of translation.

A graduate of this specialization will be able to smoothly, freely and properly use the language of the specialties in the field of various types of communication. You will be able to communicate in a variety of social situations, will be understood and knew how to create diverse stylistically, texts, voice made the courts and opinions.

The student will be able to choose and customize an appropriate test method for the description, analysis and interpretation of the language phenomena, you will understand the complexity of communication mechanisms. The student will understand the basic problems of literature, transformation, which was subject to the theoretical thinking about the literature, as well as the issue of entanglement on the ground used context literature terms and concepts. Will be able to choose and customize the test method to describe the phenomena of history and literature, as well as apply methodological innovations for the analysis and interpretation of the literary text, and assess the quality of the translation.

Będzie wykazywał się postawą ciągłego kształcenia i rozwoju zawodowego.

A student will be able to select and adjust a proper research method to a description and interpretation of language phenomena and will understand the complexity of mechanism of communication. A student will understand basic problems in literature, changes which occurred in theoretical thinking about literature and contextual anchoring of notions employed in literature. He/she will be able to select and adjust a research method for description of historical literary phenomena and also to apply methodological innovations to analysis of a literary text. A graduate in this field is able to evaluate quality of an artistic translation.

Graduate studies second degree on a direction "Philology" translation specialization He/she will exhibit attitude of permanent education and professional development. A graduate in this field is able to connect contemporary cultural events in their linguistic aspect with past and cultural tradition of those countries. A graduate is able to analyze and interpret linguistic medial messages and describe popular culture with respect to its influence on linguistic communication. He/she is able to communicate in various social situations with understanding and creating stylistically diversified texts.

A graduate of second level of philology discipline translation specialization gains wide knowledge in practical ability allowing to translate texts with which sworn translators work on everyday bases and possessing skills in oral translations and also experience in translating wide range of texts (technical, marketing, scientific and literary). A graduate is a person with multifaceted preparation to perform a job of a translator conscious of challenges and possibilities of the profession. The principles of the program of translation courses cluster assume transfer of complex knowledge to students necessary for performing a job of an independent translator. The completion of the programme allows students to master specialist terminology and translation techniques. The acquired skills secure graduates rights to take an exam for a sworn translator with Polish Examination Committee on the basis of Bill from Oct. 25. 2004 about a profession of sworn translator. In accordance the above Bill a person can become a sworn translator if she/he successfully passes an exam checking competence translating legal and economic tests. A graduate can seek employment in translation offices and other institutions employing translators (in Poland and abroad the acquired skills will be proper for persons who because of predicted careers as a translator want to gain the knowledge and skills in translation. For them translations will be a part of work conducted within an institution or a company.

Program of studies

The basic blocks of subjects conducted at philology departments (on the example of English philology):

1. Subjects of basic educations
2. The subject of specialized education
3. Specialized subjects

  • American literature of realism and naturalism
  • Victorian literature
  • Postmodernist American literature
  • Twentieth century literary theories
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Cognitive linguistics
  • Elements of semantics and pragmatics
  • Trends in contemporary linguistics
  • Intercultural communication
  • Translation workshops
  • Theory of translation
  • Translation with elements of semantics and pragmatics
  • Translation seminar
  • Selected issues in literary studies
  • Selected issues in culture studies
  • M.A. seminar

We propose to study the following specialties: