Competences

General competences acquired with the programme

Graduates of the first-degree double-subject English programme:

  • develop logical, abstract, analytical and synthetic thinking;
  • increase their ability to participate in solving profession-related issues;
  • become acquainted with basic research methods, and capable of transferring these from one area to another;
  • combine the acquired knowledge and skills between the two disciplines of their study programme, as well as with various other areas;
  • transfer their knowledge to other problem areas and develop an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving;
  • are more flexible in identifying and addressing specific issues, since they have become familiar with two areas of expertise;
  • have a more comprehensive approach to identifying and solving of problems;
  • become capable of using two different professional discourses, which facilitates clearer argumentation;
  • have a greater ability to communicate, resulting from understanding different points of view, which improves their integration in teamwork;
  • respond more effectively to new challenges, adapt to them and/or modify them;
  • are able to use information technology in searching for, selecting, processing and presenting information;
  • are able to participate in the evaluation and quality assurance of their own work;
  • develop an awareness of the need for permanent upgrading of their professional knowledge.

General English language skills acquired with the programme:

  • oral and written communicative competence;
  • ability and skills for teamwork;
  • ability to independently acquire various types of skills and knowledge;
  • ability of lifelong learning;
  • ability of analysis, synthesis, predicting possible solutions and consequences;
  • ability to develop one’s own approaches to research and problem-solving;
  • ability to use information and communication technologies;
  • ability to react in conflict situations;
  • ability to develop a critical mind.

Subject-specific English language competences acquired with the programme:

  • ability to work in an English-speaking cultural environment;
  • ability of critical evaluation of the core literary works in English;
  • ability to respond adequately in a Slovenian-English intercultural environment;
  • ability to recognize social and regional variants of English;
  • ability to understand the interdependence of text functions in cultural and social context;
  • ability to use the basic theoretical knowledge of the English language, literature and culture in practical situations;
  • ability to connect knowledge of the English language with other fields of the humanities;
  • ability to use research methods in the areas of English language, literature and culture;
  • development of the skills of speaking, writing, and of listening and reading comprehension;
  • ability to understand and formulate English texts.