OVERVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION OF LINGUISTICS STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES OF GREAT BRITAIN

Natalya Bidyuk, Maryna Ikonnikova, Olga Komochkova

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The article deals with the problem of professional education of linguistics students at universities of Great Britain. The authors analyse the role of linguistics as an academic discipline in Great Britain, outline recent trends in university admission campaigns of 2008-2016 which indicate a gradual but stable increase in the number of applicants wishing to pursue a career in linguistics. They focus on the analysis of degree programmes as defined by Frameworks for Higher Education Qualifications of the UK Degree-Awarding Bodies in the context of linguistics professional education, as also define features of curricula of professional education of linguistics students at British universities with consideration of the Subject Benchmark Statement for Linguistics and look at career prospects of future linguistics specialists in Great Britain.


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linguistics; linguist; professional education; linguistics students; Great Britain; university; bachelor’s degree; master’s degree

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.20535/2410-8286.110921

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