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Western Caspian University


Philology (English Language and Literature)

Program: Philology (English Language and Literature)

Duration of study: 4 years

Credits: 240

Type of study: full-time

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Study languages: Azerbaijani, Russian and English

Programme >

The purpose of the programme is to provide a philological outlook and expertise in the language of the specialty, to master the philological disciplines of the specialty and to critically judge and perform relevant tasks. Philology covers the linguistic and literary processes of the specialty language in linguistics and literary criticism, as well as the general development trends in these two areas. Salient features of philology, its scientific problems, and its connection with the idea of world philology are explored. Classes are taught using the best available textbooks in the country and abroad. Our main goal is to train students to master all the intricacies of philological science in both literature and linguistics.


  • To develop basic research skills in philology (specialty language and literature)
  • In-depth study of the language of the specialty in terms of its various aspects and functional styles
  • To develop knowledge and critical thinking about fundamental concepts of linguistics and literary criticism
  • To have a detailed knowledge of the specifics, essence and functions of language
  • To master general methods and techniques applied in the field of linguistics and apply them to small-scale research
  • Knowledge of the history of linguistics, its development, current status and future prospects.

Job opportunities

Graduates who successfully complete the program can work as philologists/consultants in government agencies, local self-governing bodies and various institutions regardless of the form of ownership. In addition, graduates can work as specialists/consultants in any field, organization, department, enterprise, association, institution, ministry or committee, as well as in agencies and research/think tanks regardless of their affiliation.