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DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Modern Languages Translation

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The Masters course in Applied Translation is your opportunity to deepen your knowledge of translation as a professional activity either for a career in translation or to establish a strong foundation in translation studies for possible further study at PhD level. You will receive thorough training in translating for businesses, communities, individuals and academic institutions - all of whom require a unique set of skills and approaches. You will translate from and into at least two of the following languages: English, French, German and/or Spanish. You will receive individual tuition from expert departmental staff, all of whom are active researchers and have published in their own specialist fields. Under their guidance, you will become a first class translator with a host of transferable skills which will help you excel in further academic study or employment.

This degree will suit you: If you are looking for comprehensive training in translation methods; If you want to develop translation experience at a professional standard; If you want tuition from published and professionally active experts; If you are keen to develop a career in translation. The Masters is designed to give you a range of transferable skills that you can apply in a variety of academic and employment contexts. You will become a first class translator whilst developing your general study skills, imporoving your linguistic ablitis, experience of translation and a host of other trasnferable skills. These will make you a highly desirable employee for a wide range of public and private sector organistaions and businesses.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

This module includes 15,000 word dissertation or 7000 word translation and 5000 word commentary.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fee for 2018/19 entry is £6,280 per year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Fee for 2018/19 entry is £14,500 per year. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a Good Undergraduate degree 2.2 (UK) (or above) equating to a mark of 56.5 or above in Languages. You need a good knowledge of at least two of the following languages: English, French, German, Spanish.