English Language and Literature

General information

This degree programme contains four disciplines focusing on issues relating to the study of English philology: language skills, linguistics and translation, literary studies, and cultural studies. Within each of these areas, students take a number of type A/required courses followed up with a selection of type B/selective and type C/elective courses. The type A/required courses provide general introductions and the necessary theoretical background to work in the specific discipline in question. Type B/selective courses focus on specific topics within each of the disciplines. In addition, students have the opportunity to take a number of type C/elective courses of their own choosing. With the exception of some courses in translation, all teaching, coursework, and exams in this degree programme are carried out in the English language.

A successful graduate is able to

  • produce complex written and oral expression in English
  • have deep knowledge of the literatures, cultures, and histories of the major English-speaking countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, and the Commonwealth countries

Graduate employment

Graduates with this degree are capable of complex written and oral expression in English. They have a deep knowledge of the literatures, cultures, and histories of the major English-speaking countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, and the Commonwealth countries. In addition to work in the fields of translating, interpreting, editing, journalism, tourism, and teaching (at both the secondary and tertiary levels), graduates are well-suited for any profession that demands the ability to think and express themselves independently and critically.

Faculty Faculty of Arts
Type of study bachelor's
Mode full-time
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction czech, english

Field of study combinations

Field combinations with English Language and Literature

Combinations with fields of other faculties

Faculty of Sports Studies
Animator of Sport Activities
Faculty of Economics and Administration
Economic Policy
Public Economics and Administration
Faculty of Social Studies
Environmental Studies
European Studies
Gender Studies
International Relations
Media Studies and Journalism
Public Policy and Human Resources
Security & Strategic Studies
Social Anthropology
Social Work
Sociology
Faculty of Science
Geography and Cartography with a view to Education
Geology for Multi-Branches Study
Mathematics for Education

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