University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies, Two Languages

The programme covers interpreting and translation; students are trained in the relevant skills and acquire familiarity with a wide range of issues in key fields including international affairs, politics, international business and science and technology; it also offers an introduction to translation theory and research methods; students on the MA conference interpreting and translation studies work from 2 languages into their mother tongue.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent and an excellent command of 2 foreign languages; exceptionally, candidates with equivalent qualifications or experience are considered; all candidates must pass an entry test in translation; applicants also need to attend an interview to assess their suitability for interpreting training; IELTS 7.0 overall with at least 7.5 in speaking and listening and at least 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course modules

Core modules: Methods and approaches in translation studies; specialised translation; interpreting skills; consecutive and bilateral interpreting; simultaneous interpreting; summer project either extended translations or dissertation. Plus options including: Computers and the translator; introduction to screen translation; corpus linguistics for translators; principles and applications of machine translation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Telephone number: 
01133433234