UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Translation Theory and Practice

Students benefit from a flexible programme of study that allows for various pathways and can include practical translation work involving particular language combinations, modules on electronic communication and translation technology, and more theoretical translation studies. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practical translation exercices, case studies and web-based classes, depending on the options chosen.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core module: Translation studies. Options may include the following: Advanced translation including Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Scandinavian languages, Spanish; digital humanities modules; electronic publishing modules; gender studies; interpreting modules; linguistics modules; specialised translation modules; translation and the web; translation in history; translation technology. Students may also choose options from across the Centre of Multi-disciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry including African studies, comparative literature, European studies, gender studies

Assessment methods

The core modules is assessed by essay coursework. Optional modules are assessed through unseen and written examination, coursework, translation projects and essays.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 EUR 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 EUR 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 EUR 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 EUR 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 EUR 5,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Officer
Telephone number: 
020 7679 3096