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Romance philology from the basics (1-KRK-FROMP-D3)

(in Polish: Filologia romańska od podstaw)
bachelor's degree studies
day courses, 3 years
Language: French, Polish
No description for the programme.

Qualification awarded:

(in Polish) Licencjat z filologii romańskiej

Access to further studies:

passibility to apply for admission to stationary MA (2-level) studies

Professional status:

A graduate of the first degree of stationarystudies has a degree C1 of practical knowledge of French in writing and speaking, both in terms of general as well as specialized knowledge of the language. The graduate also obtains knowledge in translation and language acquisition, which allows taking up the profession of a translator in various fields and ranges. The acquired knowledge in the scope of human sciences, good knowledge of the French culture and linguistics enables the graduate to seek employment in the following fields: translating, organising cultural activities and working in all sorts of international/ public relations departments or as a civil servant in the local administration at all levels. Practical competences enable the graduate to work in all kinds of public as well as state cultural institutions, including travel agencies. Thanks to a broad range of mandatory subjects, as well as elective subjects and diploma seminars, the graduate is prepared to continue second degree studies (master's studies).

Teaching standards


Learning outcomes


Has basic knowledge about the place and importance of Romance philology in relation to humanities, as well as the specific objective and methodological nature of Romance philology;
Knows the basic terminology of philology in Polish and French; is familiar with the dependence between the main subdisciplines of philology in the scope of Romance philology;
Understands the main research directions within the units of philological subdisciplines 1) linguistics, 2) literary studies, 3) culture studies with regard to Romance philology;
Knows and understands the main directions of contemp
orary studies of Romance philology, has basic knowledge about the connections of Romance philology with other fields of knowledge;
Has basic knowledge of the historical nature of shaping trends and directions in Polish and French literature, as well as in Polish and French language;
Knows the ideas and arguments of the selected authors within the scope of Romance philology on the basis of independent reading of their works;
Knows the general dependences between shaping of philological ideas within the scope of Romance philology and changes in the culture and society;
Is familiar with the basic methods of research and argumentative strategies relevant for one of the main units of major philological subdisciplines 1) linguistics, 2) literary studies, 3) culture studies related to Romance philology;
Has basic knowledge about the presence of philological ideas within the scope of Romance philology in the works of Polish culture, as well as about the involvement of philologists in the cultural life of the country;
is familiar with the methods of interpretation of a literary text, relevant for the selected traditions, theories and schools regarding French literary studies and culture studies;
Uses search tools focused on the philological fields in the scope of Romance philology;
knows the principles of publishing a philological text and has basic information about the readers of philological literature in the scope of Romance philology;
Is familiar with the most important traditional and contemporary trends and philological research areas in the scope of French literary studies, linguistics and culture studies, understands their historical and cultural determinants;
Has basic knowledge of protection of industrial property and copyright;


Is able to find, analyze, assess, select and use information from written and electronic sources;
Independently acquires knowledge;
Reads and interprets literary, journalistic, utility and scientific texts in Polish and French;
Comprehensively listens to oral presentations;
Correctly applies the known philological terminology within the scope of Romance philology;
Aptly defines the notions of the common language and correctly designs the definitions of own terms used in own statements;
Is able to consistently and precisely make statements in speech and in writing (in the native language and in French), on topics concerning selected issues, using both the achievements of philological sciences, as well as other disciplines;
Formulates, in speech and in writing, problems, theses, as well as expresses own opinions in social and worldview cases;
Is familiar with the basic communication strategies;
Writes essays in Polish and French, selecting literature on his/her own;
Translates on his/her own, from Polish into French and from French into Polish, selected fragments of literary, journalistic, scientific and utility texts;
Detects simple dependences between shaping of literary trends and directions in the scope of Romance philology and the social, historical and cultural processes;
Is able to communicate with use of various communication channels and techniques with specialists of Romance philology, as well as with recipients from outside the group of specialists, using modern technological solutions;
Conducts research work, at the basic level, under the supervision of a scientific supervisor or a manager of a research team;
Detects the dependence between theses of the examined written and oral philological statements in the scope of Romance philology;
Is able to independently acquire knowledge and develop professional skills, using various sources (in the native language and in French), as well as modern technologies;
Understands different perception of life by representatives of other nations and cultures;

Social competences:

Is aware of his/her level of knowledge and skills, understands the need for continuous supplementary education and personal development, makes self-assessment of his/her competences;
Appreciates the importance of philological sciences in the system of sciences and is aware of their specific nature;
Is open to new ideas and willing to change opinions in the light of the available data and arguments;
Formulates proposals of solutions on his/her own, on the basis of creative analysis of new situations and problems;
Independently undertakes and initiates simple research actions;
Is aware of the existence of ethical dimension in scientific studies;
Notices and formulates moral problems and ethical dilemmas related to his/her own and someone else's work, looks for optimal solutions, acts according to the principles of ethics;
Effectively organizes his/her own work and critically assess its level of progress;
Is able to work in a team, performing different roles, is able to assume and determine tasks, has elementary organizational skills, with designing and undertaking professional activities;
Is aware of the importance of the European cultural heritage for interpretation of social and cultural events;
Is motivated to actively participate in social life;
Is aware of the importance of humanistic reflection for shaping social bonds;

Admission procedures:

Visit the following page for details on admission procedures: https://rekrutacja.uni.opole.pl