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MA Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice

MA Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Chinese Languages Translation Health Studies English For Business

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course introduces you to techniques and technology that will significantly improve your English and Chinese language competency to a higher level and develop your translation skills so you can deliver professional technical, scientific and audio-visual translation. Our training includes theories of translation, interpreting, audiovisual studies that will lay a solid foundation for further studies, as well as hands-on practice for you to become familiar with the latest technologies used by professionals in their everyday work.

Key topics include:

  • Principle of Translation and Interpreting
  • Translation with Transcreation and Localisation
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Subtitling.

We are a leading UK university for language and linguistics research (REF 2014), a place where talented students become part of an academic community.

You have an opportunity to study translation and interpretation in depth and prepare for your professional career. If you want a global outlook, are interested in communication, and want to study for a degree with real-world practical value in a world-class department, welcome to Essex.

Different course options

Full time | Colchester Campus | 1 year | 08-OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

08-OCT-20

Modules

This module will acquaint you with some of the existing approaches and issues in intercultural communication, balancing theoretical insight with advanced practical skills. You will investigate communication patterns in different cultures and languages including illocutionary force, indirect speech acts and politeness and look at how cultural norms, values and conventions influence linguistic choices across languages and cultures.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,340

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£17,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in a subject which has a major component of English. If Mandarin Chinese is not your first language, you will need to hold HSK level 6 to be considered for this course. Applicants may be required to successfully pass a Translation aptitude test.