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English Philology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The English Philology programme at University of Ostrava is designed to educate graduates with an advanced level of language competence (CEFR level C1 – “proficient user”), who are capable of communicating in English in various communicative contexts and in various types of institutions.
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Overview

The English Philology programme at University of Ostrava helps students develop integrated and balanced linguistic competence and expertise in all key areas of English studies: improving your English-language communicative competence, offering insight into the structure and systems of the English language, and developing a solid knowledge of the literatures and cultures of English-speaking countries. Students are encouraged to develop expertise and research skills that will help you complete your final-year Bachelor thesis project.

Careers

As an English Philology graduate you will develop critical, analytical and communication skills which enable you to pursue two possible paths: to continue your studies in our Master’s and then doctoral programme, or to enter the labour market. Our recent graduates have entered careers as diverse as tourism, the media, publishing, international relations, translating and interpreting, industry and commerce, and further studies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Practical language 
  • Social and cultural history of GB, US
  • British studies
  • English grammar in discourse

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Submit the application to study and pay the administrative fee for the admissions procedure.
  • Get the language proficiency certificate.
  • Obtain an official document proving your previous education as stipulated by the Conditions for admission, art. 3, 5.
  • If you completed the secondary or higher education in a foreign country (outside the Czech Republic), we recommend that you submit the Application for The Recognition of Foreign Education to the University of Ostrava.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2000 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Ostrava

  • 10368 - 15130 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Once you become our student you can apply for accommodation scholarship, academic scholarship and others. 

Also, even though the Czech Republic has a way lower costs of living than other cities in the Czech Republic (and other countries in general), you can ask for student discounts at specific places/shops/museums/cinemas/theatres and more.

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