This programme is offered either full and part time basis
The translation industry is a huge area of growth, and demand for well-qualified translators is increasing across the globe. Our MA Applied Translation Studies equips you to break down language barriers and help people, organisations and countries communicate more effectively.
You will develop an individual portfolio of translations, take part in team projects, work with leading experts, and train in the latest technological tools for translators. With our strong industry links, you’ll have a wealth of opportunities to expand your practical experience and prepare for a career in translation.
You will gain a broad range of skills that are highly valued across many other professions, and put you in a great position to progress to further postgraduate research in the field.
Degree Subject Humanities or Social Sciences Degree Classification UK BA (Hons) 2.1 or equivalent
Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in all components)
PTE (Pearson): 62 (minimum 55 in all components)
Test dates should be within two years of the course start date.
Compulsory Study (80 credits)
Students must study the following modules for 80 credits:
ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH SKILLS - YEAR LONG
TECHNOLOGICAL TOOLS FOR TRANSLATORS
TRANSLATION AND THEORY
TRANSLATION IN CONTEXT
Option A Study (60-80 credits)
Students will select 60-80 credits from the following modules:
Students who select the 80 credit dissertation PPLC7017X must choose 20 credits from Option Range B. Students who select the 60 credit dissertation PPLC7018X must choose 40 credits from Option Range B.
MA DISSERTATION LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES (MAATS 60 CREDITS)
MA DISSERTATION LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES (MAATS 80 CREDITS)
Option B Study (20-40 credits)
Students will select 20 - 40 credits from the following modules:
Students who selected the 80 credit dissertation PPLC7017X from Option Range A, must choose 20 credits from Option Range B. Students who selected the 60 credit dissertation PPLC7018X from Option Range A, must choose 40 credits from Option Range B.
FORENSIC LINGUISTICS AND TRANSLATION
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE
LANGUAGE ISSUES IN A GLOBAL MULTILINGUAL CONTEXT
TRANSLATION AS A PROFESSION
TRANSLATION WORK EXPERIENCE
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