The principal task of the Faculty of Foreign Philology is to train teachers for secondary education in its English Language and Literature specializations: study of 2 foreign languages (English – up to C1 level, the second foreign language – from the beginning to B2 level. The Faculty regularly involves visiting professors (from Poland) to teaching professional disciplines, conducting master classes, special seminars and guest lectures.
In its German Language and Literature specializations teaching is directed not only at the developing of pragmatic competence, but also it takes into account the socio-cultural features of the community of the target language. The faculty develops cooperation with the British Council, the Goethe institute, the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) lectures and native speakers’ clubs and didactic workshops.
The faculty is involved in scientific seminars leading Ukrainian and foreign linguists, conducting special conferences and webinars.
Taking into account the internationalization of the educational process learners study both practical and theoretical subjects, engaging students into academic mobility program – Erasmus+KA107. It is gradually introducing a BA (English, German and Polish specialization)/MA model in Secondary Education and Philology Programs (translation program is included) (English and German).
Successful graduates obtain the Master’s degree. Degree programs include courses key subjects (practice of oral and written language, practical phonetics, practical grammar etc.)
The four-year Bachelor’s degree programs are completed with a final state examination. The one-year and four-month Master’s degree programs are completed with a final state examination that includes a defense of Master’s thesis. The doctoral study program usually lasts three years and is completed with a state doctoral examination and a defense of a Ph.D. thesis.