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Minor Studies

Minor studies is an optional part of BA study programmes. The volume of minor studies is 60 ECTS credits. Total student's workload of one semester is 30 ECTS credits. In 3rd-6th semesters minor studies take up 10 credits per semester and in 7th semester there are 20 credits designated for minor studies. The rest of the credits must be chosen in major studies. Students who choose a minor study programme study less electives in their major. 

The posibility to study a minor study progamme is indicated in the plan of major studies. Students register for minor studies in the second semester of their first year. The registration is open from March 1 until May 31.

 

Which minor studies can you study at the Faculty of Philology?

 

Minor study programme Who can choose the programme? Prerequisites Is it required to know Lithuanian?
Spanish Language and Culture All students  None No
Italian Language and Culture  All students None  No
Latvian Studies All students None Yes
Polish Philology All students (Recommended for Philology  students) Polish B1 or higher No
Polish Language and Culture All students Students can choose between beginners and advanced groups No
Lithuanian Language All students Lithuanian B2 or higher Yes
Lithuanian Literature All students Lithuanian B2 or higher Yes
Latin and the Writings of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania All students (Recommended for Humanities and Social sciences'  students) None Yes
New Greek Language All students (Recommended for Humanities and Social sciences'  students) None  Yes
French Language and Culture All students Students can choose between beginners and advanced groups Yes
Russian Philology Philology students Russian B2 or higher No
Russian Language All students Students can choose between beginners (Russian A2 or higher) and advanced groups No
Old Greek Language and Helenistic Culture All students (Recommended for Humanities and Social sciences'  students) None Yes
Scandinavian Studies (Danish/Norwegian/Swedish/Finnish) All students None Yes
Slavic Linguistics Recommended for Humanities and Social sciences'  students Russian or Polish B1 or higher No
German Philology Philology students German A2 or higher No
German Language and Culture All students Students can choose between beginners and advanced groups No

 

Who can choose Minor studies?

It is possible to choose Minor studies for all students at the Faculty of Philology except those whose major study programme covers two languages and cultures: English and Another Foreign Language.

 

How long does the Minor studies take?

Minor studies begin from the 3rd semester and end in the 7th semester. 

 

How can I register for Minor studies?

The registration takes place on is.vu.lt from March 1 until May 31. 

 

Who can I consult if I have questions regarding Minor studies?

If you have any questions about Minor studies you can consult with the Head of your study programme committee or with people in the Study department (the Academic Consultant, the Coordinator of Minor Studies or the Vice-Dean for Studies).

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