LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES

Understand the development and workings of the human society in this broad field which covers topics like e.g. politics, sociology, languages and psychology.

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Majors in Language and Social Studies
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English is the language of science, of aviation, computers, diplomacy, and tourism. Being confident with your English can enhance your life in so many ways. It can improve your social life and increases your chances of getting a good job in a multinational company within your home country or of finding work abroad. It can even help you make the most out of the internet.
The programme will equip students with a basic level of knowledge and skills in working with different client groups and specific client issues. It will also introduce students to the ethical and professional issues faced by counsellors in human service industries.

China has undoubtedly one of the most multifaceted cultures, history and politics in the world. Its civilization spans thousands of years and encompasses triumphs that stand witness until today.

Chinese Studies aim to introduce students to the various aspects of the Chinese community – its language, rich culture, writing, literature and the history of China.

German is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. It is also one of the three official languages of Luxembourg. The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English.
Malay studies provides broad knowledge of the developments and problems in the Malay world, encouraging the development of new and alternative approaches to the understanding of Malay history, economy, politics, society and culture.
The policy science is an approach to understanding and solving problems. Whether the problems are local, regional, international, or planetary, the policy science provides an integrated and comprehensive set of procedures for addressing them in ways that help to clarify and secure the common interest.
The study of politics works on two fascinating levels. First, it helps students to understand and explain what governments do. Second, it teaches students a huge amount about human nature. Students will learn about campaigns, elections, protest movements, policy issues and political ideals. Students will be also exploring different arguments, rival theories and alternative explanations, as well as building up the analytical skills that are so important in the jobs market.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, embracing all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought. Psychologists attempt to understand the role of mental functions in individual and social behavior, while also exploring the physiological and biological processes that underlie cognitive functions and behaviors.
Social science is a broad term for subjects that explore human society and the relationships within it, subjects from politics and social policy to psychology and sociology.
Sociology explores almost every aspect of social life by drawing on theoretical ideas that help us to understand societies and the forms they take, as well as studying real world social problems and the ethical dilemmas faced by our contemporary world.
Translation studies is an academic interdiscipline dealing with the systematic study of the theory, description and application of translation, interpreting, and localization. As an interdiscipline, Translation Studies borrows much from the various fields of study that support translation. These include comparative literature, computer science, history, linguistics, philology, philosophy, semiotics, and terminology.
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