Portuguese Language and Literature
Ianua linguarum reserata
Studying the Portuguese language and its literature opens the door for students to understand the multicultural Lusophone world. They can go on to master Portuguese; become familiar with the Lusophone cultures of Europe, South America, and Africa; and understand their cultural contexts and ties. Beside acquiring knowledge of the practical language and specialized linguistic disciplines, such as phonetics, phonology, morphology, and syntax, students will learn about the history, culture, basic facts, lifestyles, institutions, and literatures not only of Portugal and Brazil but also of the Lusophone countries in Africa.
Studying Portuguese will, on one hand, improve students' linguistic knowledge of the skills required in fields based on communication and communication technologies, such as translation or public service, while on the other it will build analytical capabilities, independence, and creativity.
Through a systematic training in connection with practical language, specialized linguistics, and literature, students will master the main principles of a cultivated written and spoken style in both Portuguese and Czech.
Graduates of this programme have the knowledge and skills to be able to perform independent work in intercultural communication, in internal and external company communication, in cultural institutions, as editors in translation agencies and translation sections of national and international institutions and companies, and as editors in the media and publishing houses. In all of these fields, they will be able to apply their linguistic competence and knowledge of a different cultural milieu.
Students have a pre-defined list of required courses, which are supplemented with selective and elective courses. The student pays full attention to the single field of study chosen.
In this type of studies, the students focus on the main degree programme (120 credits) supplemented with another, minor, programme (60 credits). The student enrols in the degree programme in which he/she majors. Both the programmes are stated in the university diploma. You will find possible combinations on the websites of individual degree programmes. An exception is programmes preparing students for teaching professions, where both fields of study are equal and the thesis may be written in any of them.
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Education
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Informatics
Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Social Studies
Graduates of the Bachelor's programme may subsequently continue in any related Master's programme (after fulfilling the conditions for admission).
|Provided by||Faculty of Arts|
|Type of studies|
|Standard length of studies||3 years|
|Language of instruction||Czech|
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Mgr. Silvie Špánková, Ph.D.