Swansea University

Swansea University

Translation and Interpreting

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). 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.

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).

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,100 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 4,850 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,050 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years

Campus details

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

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Key information

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College of Arts and Humanities Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792606752