Linguistics

45.03.02 LINGUISTICS

Program length: Full time — 4 years

Education certificate / Academic degree: Bachelor of Linguistics

Field of professional activity

The field of professional activity of graduates includes: linguistic education, interlingual communication, intercultural communication, theoretical and applied linguistics, and new information technologies.

Objects of professional activity

  • Foreign language theory;
  • Theory and methods of teaching foreign languages and cultures;
  • Translation and translation studies;
  • Theory of intercultural communication;
  • Linguistic components of electronic information systems;
  • Foreign languages and cultures.

Types of professional activity

  • Consulting, communication;
  • Translation and interpreting
  • Research

Professional activity’s tasks

Consulting, communication and translation activities:

  • participation in business negotiations, conferences, symposia, seminars using several working languages;
  • use of conflict resolution tactics in the field of intercultural communication;
  • translation:
  • ensuring intercultural communication in various professional fields;
  • acting as an intercultural communication mediator;
  • use of methods and technologies of translation taking into account the nature of the text being translated and the conditions of translation to achieve the maximum communicative effect;
  • conducting information retrieval activities aimed at improving professional skills in the field of translation;
  • research:
  • identification and critical analysis of specific problems of intercultural communication, affecting the effectiveness of intercultural and interlanguage contacts, teaching foreign languages;
  • participation in empirical studies of problematic situations and dissonances in the field of intercultural communication;
  • expert evaluation of linguistic software.

Our graduates work in:

  • language centers of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications (SUSU)
  • other educational institutions (schools, language centers: English club, Mr English, Camelot, Yes, Cambridge School of English, DIY, StudyLand and others);
  • enterprises and firms (Industrial Group Metran CJSC, Fortum, Alfa-Bank, Chelyabinsk brewery, PA Mayak, Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant PJSC, Strommashina Corp., JSC NPO Electromashina, Hotel Victoria, Hotel Meridian, Megapolis Entertainment Centre and etc.)

Partners and partner programs:

  • Student exchange program in partnership with the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (Modena, Italy): collaboration in education and science;
  • Partner universities: Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages, Herzen University, University of Tyumen, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Ural Federal University, Ural State Pedagogical University,  Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany),  Colgate University (USA) and etc.;
  • Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Italy), ЕАМТ, EA;
  • Industrial Group Metran CJSC, Shadrinsk Auto Aggregate Plant, ZAO UralSpecMash, Committee for Foreign Economic Relations  of the Chelyabinsk Oblast Government, Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant PJSC and etc.
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