Кафедра германської філології

Сумський державний університет
Факультет іноземної філології та соціальних комунікацій




Bachelor-level program study

The Internet address of the permanent placement of the full description of the study program: http://op.sumdu.edu.ua/#/programm/325



Bachelor of Philology

Cycle / Level of Higher Education

First level of higher education (the Law of Ukraine "On Higher Education"), NQF – 6 level, QF-LLL– 6 level, FQ-EHEA – first cycle

Type of degree award

a unit

Duration of the program

3 years 10 months

Amount of credits

240 credits ECTS


Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Certificate - ND №19883407 dated May 24, 2017.Validity – 01.07.2025


Complete secondary education, external independent evaluation. Possibility of entering on the basis of a junior specialist diploma. Other requirements are determined by the rules of admission to the educational-professional program of the relevant year of entry.

Description of the study program:


The program is aimed at gaining students with in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in linguistics and translatology, which will enable them to effectively perform innovative tasks of a certain level of professional activity oriented at researches and solution of complex translation problems to meet the requirements of customers from science, business and enterprises in different spheres. The aim of study is in acquiring academic and professional qualification to carry out the professional activity, the preparation of a competitive specialist capable to solve complex specialized problems and practical problems in the field of linguistics and translation in the process of professional activity or in the process of study, involving the application of theories and methods of philological science and is characterized by complexity and uncertainty of the conditions.

Focused on the analysis of the application of translation norms in oral and written translations with the profiling “Germanistics”, “Legal translation” and “Translation in the providing of foreign economic activity”; in building the target text; the use of relevant business communication strategies at international meetings, presentations, negotiations, business sessions, conferences, etc.; orientation in the glossary and basic applied trends of the modern translatology; emphasis on teaching foreign languages and translation in educational establishments.

The program is based on the well-known results in translatology and methodology of teaching with regard to the modern state of linguistics, target at topical specializations and profiling (Germanistics, Legal translation, Translation in the providing of foreign economic activity).

Graduate ability for employment

Bachelor in Philology can work in scientific, literary-publishing, educational spheres; he can take teaching, scientific-research and administrative places in educational establishments of the 1-4th accreditation levels; in printed and electronic media, PR-technologies, different founds, associations, humanitarian foundations, museums, artistic and cultural centers, etc.


“Teacher at a secondary educational establishment”, code of CP 2320, 2331;

“Translator”, code of CP 2444.2;

“Translator Guide”, code of CP 2444.2;

“Manager of public activities”, code of CP 3439;

“Tour guide”, code of CP 3414;

“Organizing secretary (of an organization, union, federation)”, code of CP 3431

“Laboratory of scientific division”, code of CP 3491

“Manager of concerts and lectures”, code of CP 3474

Further education

The program offers the possibility to study at the second level of education in philology, linguistics, languages, translatology, in interdisciplinary programs close to humanities.


Student-centred learning, problem-oriented learning, electronic learning in OCW system of SumSU, self-learning, learning through laboratory practice, research-based learning. Teaching is conducted in the form of lectures, multimedia lectures, interactive lectures, seminars, practical and laboratory classes. The independent work is also presupposed that combines consultations with the lecturer, e-learning in some educational components, individual classes and group project work.


The educational program provides for formative (written and oral comments and tutorials of teachers in the process of learning, self-assessment skills, involvement of students in the evaluation of each other's work) and summation (written examinations in academic disciplines, evaluation of the current work during the study of certain educational components (written essays, presentations, testing), a defense of reports on practice, a presentation of course paper, a public defense of qualifying work, examinations on the degree of "bachelor") evaluation.

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