University of Portsmouth
This is a practical, accredited course designed for language graduates and practicing translators, which offers a formal qualification in translating between English and any of a range of languages. It has a strong practical orientation, embracing technology and research skills that are highly relevant to translation as a career.
A good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. Applicants whose main language is English require advanced knowledge of at least 1 other language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish) and English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.
Core modules include: Theory and practice of translation; specialised translation; dissertation. Optional modules include: Professional aspects of translation; translation technologies; 2nd specialised translation; translation project; independent learning; technical writing for translators.
Assessment is undertaken through coursework assignments or dossiers, presentations and/or in-class work. There are no formal end of year examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,100 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 2,550 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 5,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Portsmouth||PO1 2UP||South East|
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