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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Translation

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Programme overview

PhD: a research project undertaken across three years (full-time, plus a writing up period), culminating in an 80,000 word thesis. As well as having the option to audit taught units, there may be the potential for PhD students to teach units themselves from their second year of study onwards.

The School of Modern Languages has particular research strengths in translation studies, including: audiovisual translation (especially subtitling and video game localization); translation technologies (especially machine translation and post-editing); translation history; literary translation, including poetry, drama, fiction, practice-oriented research; adaptation studies; censorship in translation. Languages include Catalan, Chinese, Czech, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

This research degree is also available via distance learning.

Careers

Graduates from this programme progress to careers in higher education or work on high-level research projects in the field of translation; some graduates may take up careers in freelance translating and interpreting.

Different course options

Full time | Clifton Campus | 3 years | JAN-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

JAN-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,365

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

PhD: A master's qualification, or be working towards a master's qualification, or international equivalent. Applicants without a master's qualification may be considered on an exceptional basis, provided they hold a first-class undergraduate degree (or international equivalent). Applicants with a non-traditional background may be considered provided they can demonstrate substantial equivalent and relevant experience that has prepared them to undertake their proposed course of study.