General Information

  1. All students must take 120 credit hours of a foreign language before successfully completing their programme of study. 
  2. Foreign language courses are incorporated in the model curriculum of studies for semesters 2, 3, 4 and 5 (Polish students) and semesters 1,2, 4,5 (International students).  
  3. All students (both Polish and International) admitted to the Faculty must pass the English exam at C1 Academic level before successfully completing their study programme.
 HoursPOLISH STUDENTSINTERNATIONAL STUDENTSEXAM
Sem 130A course of Polish
Sem 230A foreign language course – mandatory.
English for Academic Purposes level C1
A course of Polish
Sem 330A foreign language course– mandatory.
English for Academic Purposes
-C1 Academic  Exam must be passed no later than by the end of the fifth semester
Sem 430A foreign language course – mandatory.
Academic English, including academic writing
OR any other foreign language for students who have already passed the C1 exam
A foreign language course – mandatory.
Academic English, including academic writing
OR any other foreign language for students who have already passed the C1 exam
Sem 530A course in any other foreign languageA course in any other foreign language if a student still has free credit hours remaining at his/her disposal

Detailed rules and guidelines for students

Sem 1
(0 - 30 h)
International students  are required to  take a 30-hour course of PolishRegistration online according to the instructions available on www.sjo.pw.edu.pl   (click : Polish for Foreigners)
or in person with Ms Marta Szpak, MA  during her office hours.
Other first-semester students are not required to attend foreign language courses.
Sem 2
(30 h)
Polish Students with recognized language certificates:
IELTS –7.5

TOEFL – 110-120

C2

C1 – A grade
C2 level English course or another language course to be continued until all the remaining free credit hours have been used.
Other Polish Students are  required to take the placement testA course in Academic English at C1 level, including academic writing.
Allocation to groups is based on the placement test results.
Students earn credits for course completion.
International students continue their course of Polish
Other second-semester students  have no  foreign language classes.
Sem 3
(30 h)
Polish Students that still have not passed their C1 Academic examA course  in English for Academic Purposes level C1 
Students earn credits for course completion.
End-of-course exam at C1 level based on IELTS C1 Academic
International third-semester students have no  foreign language classes.
Sem 4
(30 h)
Students that still have not passed their C1 Academic examContinue their course in English for Academic Purposes.
Students earn credits for course completion.
End-of-course exam at C1 level based on IELTS C1 Academic
Students that have already passed the C1 Academic examContinue a course in another foreign language
or choose a course of English at C2 level
International Students with recognized language certificates:
IELTS – 7.5

TOEFL – 110-120

C2

C1 – A grade
Choose a course in another foreign language.
International Students that have not passed their C1 Academic exam or do not hold any recognized language certificates start a course of English at C1 level.A course of English for Academic Purposes C1 level, including academic writing
Sem 5
(30 h)
International Students that still have not passed their C1 Academic examContinue a course  in Academic EnglishEnd-of-course exam at C1 Academic level  based on IELTS C1 Academic
Polish Students that still have free-of-charge credit hours left at their disposalContinue their second foreign languageStudents are encouraged to complete the course by taking  A2-B2 exam, depending on the level achieved .
or  take a course of English at C2 level

 JK 01.10.2015