University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Translation Studies

This course is designed both for professional translators and interpreters wishing to obtain a formal qualification, and for language graduates wishing to become translators or undertake further research studies. The course combines theoretical and practical training and makes use of state-of-the-art translation and interpreting facilities. The course consists of a combination of core modules and optional modules which provide professionally-relevant training, giving students the option to specialise in either interpreting, audio-visual translation or literary translation between English and 1 of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Slovene, Serbian/Croatian, Spanish (though it should be noted that not all 3 options are available for all languages). Supervision for the targeted translation project is available in a wide range of areas offering research guidance and advice from specialist staff. Students also have regular opportunities to meet with professional translators.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to translation theory; introduction to interpreting; audio-visual translation; translating texts; translator's toolbox; targeted translation project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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