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Degree programme objectives

This study programme is philological and cross-disciplinary, especially toward area studies. The main frame is the practical knowledge of Norwegian language, in connection with linguistic disciplines (morphology, lexicology) and practical application. The conception of the study programme is to encompass the overview and address the details within Norwegian culture, literature, history, and contemporary development. Czech-Norwegian relations in different fields are an important part of the curricula. The most important aspect is the inclusion of Scandinavian, European, and bilateral dimensions. The highest value of this study programme is in the integration of education and individual growth, communication and experience.

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  • Objectives

    This study programme is philological and cross-disciplinary, especially toward area studies. The main frame is the practical knowledge of Norwegian language, in connection with linguistic disciplines (morphology, lexicology) and practical application. The conception of the study programme is to encompass the overview and address the details within Norwegian culture, literature, history, and contemporary development. Czech-Norwegian relations in different fields are an important part of the curricula. The most important aspect is the inclusion of Scandinavian, European, and bilateral dimensions. The highest value of this study programme is in the integration of education and individual growth, communication and experience.

  • Learning Outcomes

    After successfully completing his/her studies the graduate is able to:

    • use dignified written and oral expression in Norwegian
    • use basic knowledge of social, political, and cultural situations in Norway in historical and contemporary analytical perspectives
    • enter professions which demand independent and critical thinking, together with excellent diction in mother tongue and fluency in Norwegian
    • apply a good knowledge of Norwegian history and contemporary development trends
    • generate and advocate professional decisions and bear full responsibility for them in the context Norway-Czech Republic
  • Occupational Profiles of Graduates

    Graduates with this degree are qualified as expert in editing of texts in mother tongue and in the studied language (Norwegian), with critical thinking and a rich portfolio in attainments on the field of Scandinavian coutries, their history, literature and contemporary actual development.

    Graduates with this degree are qualified for employment at language schools. They are also qualified for communicatiom and language-oriented jobs in institutions of the European Union or in other governmental and international institutions, in publishing houses and various branches of the media, in archives, libraries, museums, theatres, as language experts and alternatively in diplomacy. An important field are jobs in the tourisme branch, as guide, translator, PR manager in travel agencies.

    The absolvents can enter professions where a critical thinking and good language orientation in Czech and Norwegian language is demanded.

  • Practical Training

    Practical training is obtained indirectly, through study stays abroad, through workshops arranged with Norwegian teachers, and in the form of occasional translating and interpreting (in groups or individually), often free enclosed to the study programme frame.

  • Goals of Theses

    The aim of bachelor thesis is to privide the academic ability of critic thinking. Students can work with already published texts and data accessible for secondary analysis. They should demonstrate the ability to work critically with specialized texts, process the concepts and theories discovered there, and find relevant answers to the given question. A standard scope of a Bachelor's thesis ranges approximately 54,000 (30 sites) characters including footnotes, cover sheet, content, index, list of literature, and annotations. If the text is written in Norwegian or English, it is possible to subtract up to 10% of the scope, priority is the quality standard of the text.

    Final state exam consists of a written part, oral part, thesis defense. It covers all aspect of the study program, including Norwegian language aquisition on the level B1/B2 according to Common European Framework (CEFR).

  • Access to Further Studies

    After completing the Bachelor’s degree study programme, it is possible to continue further studies (after satisfying the admission requirements) in the Master’s degree study programme in Norwegian or in similar disciplines offered at the Faculties of Arts in Czech Republic and/or abroad.

  • Additional Information

Basic information

Abbreviation
B-NO_
Type
Bachelor's degree programme
Profile
academic
Degree
Bc.
Length of studies
3 years
Language of instruction
Czech Czech

17
number of active students

Filozofická fakulta
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