University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Audio-Visual Translation Studies

Students study the linguistic, cultural and technical challenges of audiovisual translation, specialising in audiovisual translation, students produce translations and subtitles using professional software, and learn about subtitling, audio description, theatre captioning, respeaking and voiceover.

Entry requirements

Honours degree (minimum 2.1) and an excellent command of 1 or more foreign languages; exceptionally, candidates with equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered; all candidates must pass an entry test in translation from 1 or 2 languages; IELTS 7.0 overall with at least 6.5 in all components.

Course modules

Compulsory module: Professional project. Optional modules: Vehicle design and analysis; mechatronics and robotics applications; automotive chassis engineering; automotive driveline engineering; combustion in engines; surface engineering; computational and experimental methods; introduction to tribology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by translation tests, essays and individual and team based projects. You also complete a summer project which can be either subtitles for a 45-50 minute clip, translations of two long texts (c. 4000 words each), or a short research project which is written up as a 10,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,375 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,375 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,375 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,375 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,375 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

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