Swansea University

Swansea University

Chinese to English Translation and Language Teaching

The course is specifically designed for Chinese students and aims to equip them with languages specific knowledge and skills in both translation studies and applied linguistics. In particular, it attempts to situate the broad area of translation studies in the specifically targeted context, translating between English and Chinese. The course also addresses the issue of non native speakers as English teachers. The programme covers applied language studies, translating and teaching English or Chinese as a 2nd language. The programme has 2 unique pathways, Translation and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and Translation and TCAL (Teaching Chinese as an Additional Language).

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a 1st degree in English language or Chinese language related studies, normally a lower 2nd Class or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.0.

Course modules

Modules include: Chinese language studies; advanced translation (English to Chinese); communicative language teaching; classroom teaching practice; Chinese to English translation theory and practice; corpus linguistics.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

Collge of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606752