Theory and Practice of Intercultural Communication (English)
45.03.02 In english and russian
Level of education Bachelor
Type of instruction Full-time
Duration 4 years
The bachelor's programme "Theory and Practice of Intercultural Communication (English)" trains experts in linguistics and intercultural communication. Teaching combines the study of fundamental disciplines, modern information and communication technology and the acquisition of practical skills and abilities needed for mutual understanding of other cultures. Students study the history, customs and social organisation of the target language countries. The programme is unique in that it combines knowledge of English and Anglo-Saxon cultures with professional skills in the use of non-Indo-European languages (Arabic, Finnish, or Japanese) and the cultures involved.
For successful training on the academic programme, applicants must know English at the level not lower than B1+ CEFR.
- Oriental Language (Japanese, Arabic)
- Second Foreign Language (Spanish, French)
- Russian Language and Standards of Speech
- History of Russian and Foreign Literatures
- History and Culture of Target Language Countries
- Literature of the USA
- Introduction to General Linguistics
- Cultural Studies
The programme studies all fundamental philological disciplines (linguistic and literary), cultural studies and philosophy. This is combined with the acquisition of practical knowledge and skills related to working at the junction of Western and Eastern languages and cultures. Students study to the same depth the main language, English, and the ‘second language’: Japanese (Arabic) or Spanish (French). The focus is on the theory and practice of translation, as well as trainings on intercultural communication.
- PR manager
- Teacher of foreign languages
- Speech writer
Organisations where our graduates work
International companies, Russian companies closely cooperating with international partners, higher education institutions, publishing houses, and cultural institutions