Key information

Qualification type

MA

Subject areas

Interpreting Translation

Course type

Taught

Course summary

This programme is a specialised variant, with special emphasis on interpreting skills. At the core of the programme lies advanced translation work on general, administrative and technical text types, interpreting (in 1 or 2 of the following environments: local government, health, police and court), and training in industry-standard computer assisted translation (CAT) tools.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park, Swansea | 1 year | SEP-16

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-16

Modules

Modules include: foundations of translation and interpreting; advanced translation (language pair 1); translation tools; a range of optional modules including: advanced translation; interpreting, history and theory of translation; translation technologies; audiovisual adaptation (subtitling, dubbing, audio description); terminology management; translation work experience; plus the option to study a new language intensively (French, German, Italian, Mandarin or Spanish), or to pick up again at intermediate level a language (French, German, or Spanish).

Tuition fees

UK fees

For this course (per year)

£5,600

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees

For this course

£14,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in modern languages, translation, interpreting or a related subject. A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience will also be acceptable. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

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