City, University of London

City, University of London

Audio-Visual Translation and Popular Culture

The course is the only degree in the UK and Europe which offers you the opportunity to specialise as a translation expert in an area of translation and publishing which has seen unprecedented expansion - namely various forms of popular culture.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have an upper second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in a relevant subject. Applicants need to demonstrate linguistic competence in your foreign language at a level equivalent to either a first degree, or IELTS 7.0 (in the reading, writing and listening components).

Course modules

Modules include: Principles and practice of translation theory; translating children's fiction; subtitling; translating crime fiction; translating science fiction; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework consisting of informal and formal assignments including essays, source and target analysis, practical translations, reflective-analytical commentaries, individual translation projects, and individual and collaborative reports.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 13,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

City University London
Telephone number: 
020 7040 8502