Fundamental and Applied Linguistics

45.03.03 Fundamental and applied linguistics

Program length: Full time— 4 years

Education certificate / Academic degree:  Bachelor of Linguistics

Field of professional activity

Field of professional activity of graduates includes solving complex problems of theoretical fundamental and applied linguistics, designing and maintaining objects of linguistic technologies, linguistic analysis.

Objects of professional activity

The objects of professional activity of graduates: phenomena of all levels of language structure (phonetics, morphology, vocabulary, syntax, discourse, semantics), electronic language resources (linguistic corpuses, dictionaries, thesauri, ontologies, databases and knowledge bases) , linguistic technologies used in electronic systems for various purposes (search engines, machine translation systems, control systems, sound processing systems, expert systems, electronic language resources).

Types of professional activity

  • Production and Design

  • Research and Development

Professional activity’s tasks

1) Research and Development:

  • study of materials of modern research in the field of theoretical and applied linguistics;

  • description and analysis of natural language phenomena on different levels using modern research methods;

  • planning and conducting linguistic experiments;

  • participation in the work of research teams conducting research on problems of linguistics;

  • participation in the finalization of research results;

2) Production and Design:

  • participation in the development and creation of electronic language resources (text, speech and multimodal corpuses; dictionaries, thesauri, ontologies, phonetic, lexical, grammatical and other databases and knowledge bases);

  • participation in the development and creation of linguistic support of electronic information and intelligent systems for various purposes, involving the automatic processing of the spoken language and written texts in natural language;

  • participation in the development and implementation of projects in the field of research automation in theoretical and applied linguistics.

Our graduates work in:

  • Applied Technologies Ltd.;

  • EMS Database Management Solutions;

  • SOFT+;

  • European Patent Office.

Partners and partner programs:

  • Zhejiang University;

  • Partner universities: Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages, Herzen University, University of Tyumen, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Ural Federal University, Ural State Pedagogical University,  Chelyabinsk State University, Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University, Chemnitz University of Technology (Germany),  Colgate University (USA) and etc.;

  • Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation (Italy), ЕАМТ, EA;

  • Industrial Group Metran CJSC, Shadrinsk Auto Aggregate Plant, ZAO UralSpecMash, Committee for Foreign Economic Relations of the Chelyabinsk Oblast Government, Chelyabinsk Zinc Plant PJSC and etc.

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