Aston University

Aston University

Translation Studies

This Masters in Translation Studies is for those who wish to develop and further their knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Translation Studies. It will allow you to acquire knowledge about the social role and function of translation for intercultural communication, cultural representation and perception. You will also gain knowledge of theoretical frameworks that underpin the process of translation and related forms of intercultural communication and cultural exchange.

Entry requirements

MA: Entry requirements: A good UK Honours Degree (minimum 2:1) in Translation Studies or a related discipline or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University, plus two references. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor. Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification.

Assessment methods

You will take part in interactive seminars, presentations and group work as well as attending lectures and tutorials. There are also opportunities for individual research. Assessment is on a credit accumulation basis and by oral examination (text analysis module) or extended essay (remaining modules). Successful completion of the taught modules is a precondition for proceeding to a 15,000 word dissertation leading to the MA.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 14,400 per Whole course (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 6,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 6,500 per Whole course (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2018 14,400 per Whole course (International) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Languages and Social Sciences Admissions
Telephone number: 
01212043762