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I. Overall Academic Skills
Skills to acquire and process information
B1 The bachelor can complement, broaden, deepen and, if necessary, adjust acquired knowledge and insights in a systematic, objective and critical way with a critical, studious and searching mode of conduct.
Thinking and reasoning skills
B2 Given guidance, the bachelor can formulate a research question based on acquired insights and develop his/her own scientifically supported reflection with an open and critically constructive attitude.
B3 The bachelor can develop his/her own scientifically supported reasoning in the spirit of free inquiry – i.e. with an open and critical attitude – and act accordingly.
B4 The bachelor can form an opinion, with a constructive, invested attitude, about contemporary scientific and social controversies in a multilingual and intercultural context.
Autonomy, organisational skills and taking initiative
B5 The bachelor can demonstrate creativity as well as an ability to plan and organise tasks autonomously and in a group.
B6 The bachelor has an open attitude towards lifelong and autonomous learning, keeping in mind a socially ever-changing context.
Communicative and rhetorical skills
B7 The bachelor can disclose information, existing insights and initial, own research results to diverse target audiences, taking into account different languages and registers, both written and oral. The bachelor expresses him/herself in a clear and structured manner with implementation of appropriate terminology and the adequate critical, scientific referential framework.
B8 The bachelor can communicate in a nuanced way about the area of study with peers and laymen of different cultural backgrounds in correct language. To do so, he/she can creatively and effectively make use of necessary multimedial support.
B9 The bachelor is aware of values and standards on which scientists base their work with respect for intellectual property of others, in keeping with different scientific traditions and cultural backgrounds.
II. Curriculum-specific scientific skills
Perceptive and analytical skills
B10 The bachelor is able to insightfully collect, contextualise, synthesise and critically process scientific literature and sources in different languages with regard to linguistic and literary inquiries.
B11 The bachelor has factual knowledge and insight in thematical, culture-historical and typological aspects of the chosen languages and their literatures.
B12 The bachelor is able to situate the most important appearances of the chosen languages and their literatures and their function in a culturally diversified social context as well as to critically evaluate these from the perspective of world citizenship.
B13 The bachelor disposes of knowledge and understanding of the most prominent theoretical strands, concepts, paradigms and research traditions within the fields of linguistics and literary studies.
B14 The bachelor has insight into the position and mutual relationship between different strands, concepts, paradigms and research traditions within the field of linguistics and literary studies.
B15 The bachelor has insight into the epistemological and ontological origin of the most prominent theoretical strands, concepts, paradigms and research traditions within the fields of linguistics and literary studies.
B16 The bachelor has a critical insight into diverse sources in different languages, heuristic methods and applicable instruments for linguistic and literary research with the aim of autonomously acquiring and processing data.
B17 The bachelor can deal with provided literary and linguistic research methods and techniques from both national and international research traditions in light of problem solving.
Skills regarding the research process
B18 With guidance, the bachelor can set up a research of literary and linguistic data, objects and issues. He/she can effectuate this research in line with national or international studies.
III. Language-specific skills
B19 The bachelor is proficient in the chosen language or languages: level C2 for Dutch, level C1/B2 for foreign living languages in the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages", taking into account the existing foreknowledge. Level C1 for French and English; level C1 for comprehensive skills, level B2 for productive skills in Spanish, Italian and German. The level of proficiency of a language studied as a third language at the end of the bachelor trajectory is one level below the level it would have been if it was one of the two main languages studied, with exception of Dutch.
B20 The bachelor can adequately interpret, analyse, criticise and correct written and oral communication in different languages, including messages of a specialized nature.
B21 The bachelor can edit coherent texts autonomously and express him/herself orally with consideration of goal, target public, message, medium and context.
B22 The bachelor can implement the correct register in any communicative situation, even in complex communicative situations, taking into account the cultural background of the collocutor.
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In the context of this programme, the following academic plans are offered:
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