Arabic to English Translation and Interpreting MA

DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Key information
Source: UCAS, January 2016.

DATA SOURCE : UCAS

Qualification type

MA

Subject areas

Interpreting Arabic Language English Language Translation

Course type

Taught

Course summary
Source: UCAS, January 2016.

This course is ideal both for prospective professional translators and for those wishing to go on to further academic study, and it is internationally well respected for both of those purposes. The course is designed for both native speakers of Arabic, and speakers of English who have near-native competence in Arabic. The MA lasts for twelve months and it combines training in English to Arabic and Arabic to English translation with a special consideration of the theoretical issues involved in the process of translation. The MA modules are mainly taught in the Department of Arabic. Translation Theory and Research Skills for Translation Studies are offered by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (MLAC).

Different course options
Source: UCAS, January 2016.

Full time | Durham University | 1 year | OCT-16

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

OCT-16

Tuition fees
Source: UCAS, January 2016.

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course

£14,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements
Source: UCAS, January 2016.

Applicants are expected to have an Honours degree (upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent, that is, 60 percent or above overall) in a relevant subject, such as language, literature or linguistics. If applicants hold their degree in a non-language-related field, applicants may be admitted provided they can demonstrate that they have the required competence in English and Arabic. English language requirements include an IELTS of at least 7.0 (with no element below 6.5), or TOEFL iBT 102 (no element below 25).