MSc - Master of Science
If you want to get ahead in business, international relationships, enterprise and other areas this programme will provide you with professionally accredited additional skills and knowledge to allow you to translate and tailor your linguistic needs to your career aspirations. Languages on offer are: Arabic, French, Gaelic, German, Irish, Mandarin, Spanish and Welsh with other languages available on demand. You study language, methods in translation, editing and proofing, intercultural communications, additional language translation, literary translation, technology, professional skills and interpreting.
Courses can include: Language- Specific Translation Portfolio; Key Concepts and Methods in Translation Studies; Editing, Proofreading and Reviewing for Translators; Language- Specific Translation Portfolio; Intercultural Communication; Additional Language, Specific Translation Portfolio; Additional Language, Specific Translation Portfolio; Literary Translation; Translation Technology; Professional Skills for Translators; Interpreting and your dissertation
You learn the techniques and strategies to translate different texts across legal, business, medical and other subject matter. You develop the ability to engage with texts and your optional courses allow you to specialise in areas which may be specifically relevant to your career goals. You may want to understand and use technologies to interpret, you may want to know more about how to communicate across different cultures, you may want to translate and work specifically in translation related employment areas. The programme is an excellent additional postgraduate qualification if you want to make the most of employment and enterprise internationally as it allows you the confidence to create long term business relationships, grow business connections and support a rich ability to advance your communication globally.
You can work in publishing and editing, as a lecturer, professional translator either in-house or working for yourself, project manager, proof reader, researcher or teacher. You study in the School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture. The department offers you research led teaching, the opportunity to attend events in the school and university, join societies and live within a cosmopolitan city which is one of the world’s main energy hubs. There is a range of accommodation, cafes, shops and the stunning glass Sir Duncan Rice library on site to enjoy panoramic views of the city, beach and beyond whilst you study.
The University of Aberdeen and Kings College is the 5th oldest university in the UK. It was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495. It is “Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.” Initially aligned to the university models of Paris and Bologna, this progressive vision continues to attract international researchers and academics.
Students need to have a good degree at 2.1 or above, or equivalent, in an appropriate discipline.
The University of Aberdeen is 5th oldest university in the UK and 3rd oldest university in Scotland. It was founded by Bishop William Elphinstone in 1495 to provide academic learning across many of the subjects it teaches and researches today. Aberdeen attracts over 3,500 postgraduate students internationally, studying on campus and online. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language,...more