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If Don Quixote spoke English and Spanish, he would be unstoppable.

Iván Díaz, M.A., lecturer in Spanish

English Studies
with Spanish

  • Level: Undergraduate (Bachelor's Degree)
  • Mode: Full-time

Program

Students of English Studies with Spanish learn English and Spanish simultaneously. The English courses are taught at a higher level of competency and include linguistics, intensive language development, as well as cultural and historical background of the English speaking countries. Spanish classes, on the other hand, start at the beginner level and gradually develop language competences. The aim for students is to reach CEFR C1 English and B2 Spanish proficiency level or higher.

Depending on the selected specialization, students develop various competencies, such as translation, ability to work in an international business environment, teaching English as a foreign language, and extended knowledge of literature, media and culture of the English speaking countries.

Requirements: English proficiency - CEFR B2 or higher, supported by appropriate English proficiency certificates.

Candidate

The languages of Shakespeare and Cervantes open a door to the world of two very prolific literary traditions and diverse cultures that complement each other. If you are interested in other cultures, have a passion for learning languages and for meeting people from different coultures, the English Studies with Spanish Program at SWPS University may be the right choice for you.

Career Prospects

Since English and Spanish are spoken not only in Europe, but also in South America and the United States, graduates are well equipped to pursue employment oppotunities in business, industry, academia and non-profit sectors worldwide.

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Advantages

Best English Studies Among Private Universities in Poland

SWPS University is ranked first among non-public higher education institutions in Poland that offer language studies. Our international faculty includes highly-qualified linguists, literature and culture experts, translators and specialists in the methodology of language teaching.

Latest Tools and Technology

Students at the Institute of English Studies develop their language skills using state-of-the art tools and technologies, including a Simultaneous Interpretation Laboratory, Computer Assisted Translation programs (CAT tools), and digital interactive whiteboards.

Multicultural Environment

English Studies at SWPS University offer a friendly and multicultural environment, contributing to the students’ development of language and interpersonal skills as well as cross-cultural competencies. International students comprise close to twenty five per cent of the student population. Therefore, students have ample opportunities to practice English not only in class, but also in daily and informal interactions with each other.

Specializations

Translation Studies - Translation Track

Translation Studies focus on translation theory and practice and on intensive language skills development. All courses are taught by experienced translators and linguists. Students become familiar with the requirements of general and specialized translation. They practice various translation methods and techniques employed in written and oral translation. All translation courses are developed in accordance with the guidelines of the European Union’s Directorate-General for Translation.

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) – Teaching Track

TEFL specialization prepares students for a teaching profession. Graduates can work not only in public schools, but also in private and language schools. They may also choose to combine teaching with a translation career. Additionally, students become familiar with the latest teaching methodologies and acquire competencies in the field of Teaching English for Specific Purposes (ESP). During teaching internships, under the guidance of a coordinator, students create their own European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Languages.

English for Business Environment - Business Track

English for Business Environment is focused on teaching business English with elements of economy, marketing and public relations. Students learn about organizational structure, business management, business environment and market issues. They also become familiar with the style of business writing and learn how to develop business plans, reports and business strategy. Moreover, they gain general business skills, such as presentation or negotiation skills and learn about business code of conduct.

Cultural and Literary Studies – Cultural and Literary Track

Perfect for enthusiasts of the English speaking countries and English-based cultures. We focus on analytical and writing skills as well as on the ability to present a coherent argument in the written form. The path offers an opportunity to study the major literary texts in the English culture and to learn the tools and methodology indispensable in writing about complex phenomena. Some topics covered include: pop culture, film, interactive storytelling, literary criticism and cultural theory.


Faculty

Application Step By Step

  1. Fill in the application form and upload required documents
  2. Pay the Application Fee (PLN 85.00) via PayU - you will be asked to do so in the application form 
  3. Pay the Tuition Fee
  4. Wait for the Acceptance Letter
  5. Upon your arrival in Poland, submit original documents to the Admissions Office
  6. During the first semester, submit the Nostrification of your diploma (if applicable)

This is the application procedure for international candidates. Polish candidates should follow the application procedure provided on the corresponding Polish site here »

If you wish to receive information about new programs of study and application dates, please provide your contact information.

2019-2020 Tuition Fee
Full-Time Studies
10 installments 310 EUR
2 installments 1510 EUR
1 installment 2900 EUR

Admissions Office

  • admissions@swps.edu.pl
  • +48 22 517 99 61
  • Office Hours:
    Monday to Friday: 8.00-17.00
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
    Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815, Warsaw, Poland
    room 004, main hall on the ground floor

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