This course aims to offer knowledge and expertise for students wishing to pursue a career as professional translators in the European community (public and private sectors), or who are interested in the study of translation as a basis to pursue a PhD in such disciplines as translation studies, comparative literature, cultural studies or history. Training in translation also prepares students for careers in other language-related professions, including journalism, public relations or language teaching.
A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours (2.1) in a relevant undergraduate languages degree, such as translation studies, languages, literature and disciplines broadly conceived to have a humanities focus. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need IELTS (7) or TOEFL (600) as the minimum to be invited to interview.
Core modules include:Theory of translation; translation methods and skills. Optional modules include: Literary translation; politics and law; business and administration; scientific and technical translation; medical and pharmaceutical translation; subtitling; translation of minority languages; translation and European cultures; translation and adaptation in the arts; training placement.
Assessment methods include dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,850 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,925 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,000 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cathays Park Campus||Cardiff||CF10 3AT||Wales|
029 2087 0824