MA Translation Studies

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  • Objectives
    To acquaint graduates in modern languages with the history and main current theories of translation To give you the knowledge and ability to use some of the standard strategies, procedures and techniques of translators To develop your ability to translate from at least one foreign language (Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish) into English or vice versa. To provide opportunities for interdisciplinary study To enhance interpretive and analytical skills To provide focused training and preparation for research
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements 2:1 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as languages, linguistics and literature. Students need to have an excellent knowledge of English and one other language. If your first language is not English, you will need IELTS 7.0 with 6.0 in each component. 2 academic references will also be required.
  • Academic title
    MA Translation Studies
  • Course description
    Course content

    Core modules:

    -Theories of translation
    -Translation technologies
    -One or two translation or translation skills modules
    -Dissertation support

    Options include:

    -Approaches to translation genres
    -Discourse and analysis
    -Critical reading and writing at MA level
    -Film translation
    -Localisation for linguists
    -Theories of intercultural communication 1
    -International business skills for professional practice
    -Further modules provided by the departments contributing to the course, and approved by the director of studies

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