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Full time | Holloway | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

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Postgraduate Diploma

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Why study this course?

This course is perfect if you’re already a linguist practitioner and are looking for an industry specific translation course. Our postgraduate diploma can help take your translation career to the next level.

We offer this course in the following languages paired with English: Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese and Russian.

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On this Translation PG Dip, you’ll explore the translation process alongside theory and learn to reflect on your own practice.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to translate documents of varying levels of specialisation within advertising, business, IT, law, medicine and politics. You’ll learn to translate formal institutional documents from organisations such as the United Nations (UN) and European Union (EU).

We'll teach you how to use various translation tools including dedicated localisation and subtitling software.

You’ll also have the opportunity to benefit from a career-enhancing work placement module and gain practical work experience within the translation industry.

This course is the ideal stepping-stone if you’ve completed our Translation Technology PG Cert or Specialised Translation PG Cert and want to progress to a higher level of study.

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Entry requirements

You’ll be required to have a 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in translation, interpreting, modern languages or related fields with native knowledge of the English language which is near native proficiency in your chosen paired language with a good command of the second foreign language (if applicable).

University information

London Metropolitan University, also known as London Met, has a fantastic range of postgraduate degrees available. Whether students want to improve their job prospects, follow their passion, or change their career direction completely, a postgraduate degree at London Met is the first step in the right direction. The university supports students all the way through their studies and provides guidance to support them in attaining new jobs or...more

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