University of Opole / Faculty of Philology

English in Public Communication, full-time BA programme

Level of study: first-cycle Form of study: full-time

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What do we teach at English in Public Communication?

The English in Public Communication BA program is an excellent opportunity for the students who would like to be able to face challenges of a highly competitive job market in an increasingly global society. The program offers an integrated approach to public communication in such domains as politics, culture, society, management, business, and technology.

All the courses offered within the program are instructed in English. Practical English courses comprising reading, listening, speaking, and grammar are designed to develop the students’ language skills and help them attain a high level of proficiency in English. Subject courses, including Public Communication and Public Relations, Cultural and Media Studies, Persuasion and Rhetoric, Communication as Critical Inquiry, or Intercultural Communication, develop and broaden the students’ knowledge and skills in analyzing various communicative situations, managing information, and creating effective messages in a variety of media. More on

The classes are held from Monday through Friday. All lecturers are available to students during their office hours to discuss academic issues relating to the courses.

What distinguishes English in Public Communication?

English in Public Communication is an innovative study program developed in cooperation with a number of institutes at Opole University, namely the Institute of English, the Institute of Polish, the Institute of Political Sciences, and the Institute of Sociology. Hence, the courses on offer are taught by highly experienced and qualified specialists in a given discipline. As the program is a comprehensive approach to public communication, it not only acquaints the students with a range of theoretical issues but, more importantly, aims to increase the students’ communicative abilities. Specifically, the students will learn to communicate effectively using various technologies and to develop their abilities to cooperate with others. Moreover, they will be given opportunities to recognize, increase and demonstrate their leadership potential.

Further perspectives: student mobility, scholarships, etc.

The students can take advantage of the ERASMUS student mobility program, which gives them the opportunity to complete a part of the program abroad, at one of our partner universities (more information available at Studying abroad is not only a great chance to interact with different people and culture but also to improve one’s foreign language skill. Students can also participate in study visits connected with the study program and do their internship abroad.

What are the job opportunities for English in Public Communication graduates?

Holding a BA degree and being highly trained professional communicators with an excellent command of English, our graduates can find employment in a broad range of fields involving public communication, such as advertising, journalism, publishing, public relations and public affairs, business communication, marketing, and education. They may also be employed in public administration on a regional, national or international level or work for cultural institutions, corporations or NGOs.

How to enroll?

To enroll in English in Public Communication full-time BA program, the candidate needs to undergo the procedure of online registration (more information available at

Recruitment Details

For general information and enquiries please contact:
Institute of English
Pl. Kopernika 11, 45-040 Opole
tel. +48-77-541 59 23
e-mail: and
You can find further information on the recruitment dates and procedures here

Admission requirements:

The admission will be based on the score of the Matura Exam.

Admission procedure for candidates with polish new maturity exam (since 2005)

Calculating your score:

Matura exam:



 written part

basic level – 55% of your score

extended level – 80%  of your score


a subject of your own choice*

written part

basic level – 12% of your score

extended level – 20%  of your score

*Any subject from the candidate’s Matura Exam

Admission procedure for candidates with old maturity exam

In case of holding Old Matura results in English, the applicants’ ranking is based on the following weighting of points. Calculating your score:

Matura exam:



written part – 80%  of your score


a subject of your own choice*

written part – 20%  of your score

the final subject grade** – 0,12% of your score

* Any subject from the candidate’s Matura Exam

** The final subject grade is calculated into points according to §11 of the University Senate Resolution. The score is taken into account on condition that the candidate did not take the Matura Exam in this particular subject.

Tuition fee

1160 EUR per year. EU citizens study free of charge. Citizens of Poland and the Pole’s Card holders study free of charge.