Swansea University

Swansea University

Translation and Interpreting

This programme is a specialised variant, with special emphasis on interpreting skills. At the core of the programme lies advanced translation work on general, administrative and technical text types, interpreting (in 1 or 2 of the following environments: local government, health, police and court), and training in industry-standard computer assisted translation (CAT) tools.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in modern languages, translation, interpreting or a related subject. A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience will also be acceptable. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: foundations of translation and interpreting; advanced translation (language pair 1); translation tools; a range of optional modules including: advanced translation; interpreting, history and theory of translation; translation technologies; audiovisual adaptation (subtitling, dubbing, audio description); terminology management; translation work experience; plus the option to study a new language intensively (French, German, Italian, Mandarin or Spanish), or to pick up again at intermediate level a language (French, German, or Spanish).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,700 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 606752