Swansea University

Swansea University

Literary Translation

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). We are an established centre for research into literary translation with expertise in the following languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and Welsh. Research proposals are invited on any topic in Literary Translation for which staff can provide supervision. You may analyse multiple translations of a classic text, for instance, or the consistency of the translation decisions taken by a particular translator. You may like to investigate a whole genre, such as crime fiction, or you may want to try your own hand at a piece of literary translation, explaining your strategy in a detailed theoretical commentary.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second Class Honours degree (2.1), or equivalent, in a related subject or relevant work experience. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Assessment methods

You submit a thesis of up to 40,000 words, which demonstrates a significant contribution to the subject area. This is followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva) by two examiners who are not your supervisors, one of whom is external to Swansea.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 6,850 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2018 GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA (Res) Full-time January 2018 GBP 4,195 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2018 GBP 6,850 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA (Res) Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,097 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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