Translation and Translation Studies (English Language)

Bachelor's Program name 

531100. Linguistics. (Translation and Translation Studies). 

Degree 

Linguist.Translator/ Interpreter. 

Program length 

4 years 

ECTS 

240 

Pre-requisites 

English Language 

Program description 

The Department enables students to get knowledge, abilities and skills required for successful  career in future. Professional teaching staff conducts theoretical and practical courses of  linguistic, literary contents and in area studies as well. Curriculum provides students with  knowledge of English, Kyrgyz, Turkish, Russian and a selected third language (German ⁄  French). Our graduates’ profound knowledge of Linguistics and other Liberal Arts allows  them to continue their education at post-graduate school or to master new professional skills  in some related areas. 

General İnformation 

Compulsory & elective modules (courses) 

FIRST SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Grammar and Writing

3

Reading and Speaking

Ancient Languages and Cultures

4

Mathematics

Kyrgyz Language and Literature

2

Translating and editing news

2

Introduction to Translation Studies 

2

Russian Language

4

Foreign Language (German/French)

4

Turkish Language

2

Physical Training

Pedagogy

Total Credit 

30

 

SECOND SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Grammar and Writing

4

Reading and Speaking

4

Introduction to Translation

2

Computer Science

2

Psychology

2

Manas Studies

2

Kyrgyz Language and Literature

2

Foreign Language (German/French)

4

Russian Language

4

Turkish Language

2

Physical Training

0

Translation of technical and scientific texts 

2

Total Credit

30 

 

THIRD SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Grammar, Writing, Reading, Speaking

10 

Neurolinguistics

2

Simultaneous Interpreting 

2

Written Translation

2

Philosophy

4

Ecology

2

Sociology

2

Kyrgyz Language and Literature

Turkish Language

Physical Training

0 

Total Credit

30

 

FOURTH SEMESTER 

 

Credit 

Grammar, Writing, Reading, Speaking

10 

Simultaneous Interpreting

2

Basics of Linguistics 

2

Psycholinguistics

2 

History of Kyrgyzstan

4 

Kyrgyz Language and Literature

Geography 

Concept of Natural Sciences

Turkish Language

Physical Training

0 

Total Credit

30 

 

                    FIFTH SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Grammar, Writing, Reading, Speaking

10 

Simultaneous Interpreting

4

Consecutive Interpreting

2 

Literary Translation

2

Basics of linguistics

4 

British and American Literature

2

Sociolinguistics

4

Turkish Language

Total Credit

30

 

SIXTH SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Grammar, Writing, Reading, Speaking

10

Note-taking

2

Simultaneous Interpreting

4

Quantative Linguistics

2

Basics of linguistics

2

Consecutive Interpreting

2

Literary Translation

2

British and American Literature

2

Internship

4

Total Credit

30

 

SEVENTH SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit

Special Subjects in Translation

2

Basics of linguistics

6

Audio- Visual Translation

4

Teaching Methodology

4

Simultaneous Interpreting 

4

Internship

2

Computer-guided translation

2

Translation Criticism

4

Thesis

2

Total Credit

30

 

EIGHTH SEMESTER 

Lessons 

Credit 

Audio- Visual Translation

2 

Basics of Linguistics

4

Simultaneous Interpreting

4

Special Subjects in Translation

2

Teaching Methodology

2

English-Turkish Translation

2

Translation of Official and Publicistic Texts

4

Final State Attestation

10

Total Credit

30

 

Employability 

Where can graduates work? 

International organizations; 

Embassies; 

Translation agencies; 

Mass media (broadcasting companies, printed and electronic mass media); Travel agencies; 

Instructors at kindergartens, schools, colleges, universities; Instructors at language courses. 

 

Student Profile 

Age average: 20 

Males: 30% 

Females: 70%

International students: 10% Language of instruction: English. 

 

Program Coordinator  Ibrahim Konzhak 

E-mail address: ibrahim.koncak@iaau.edu.kg