University of Sheffield
On this course you will study modern languages in the context of the history and current theory of translation. You�ll learn how to use the standard strategies, procedures and techniques of translators, as well as enhancing your interpretative and analytical skills. We�ll help you develop your ability to translate from at least one language (current translation options are: from English into Arabic, Chinese, Polish and Italian or translation from Czech, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish into English). Recent graduates work for SDL, Transact, the Big Word and the University of Leeds.
You�ll need a 2.1 Honours degree in a language-related discipline (such as linguistics, literature or a language). Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Core modules: Concepts and approaches in translation; translation technologies; translation skills modules; dissertation. Option modules may include: Approaches to translation genres; localisation for linguists; language in context; film translation; concepts and approaches in intercultural communication; international management; international project management; enhanced languages; critical reading and writing at MA level.
Assessment is through essays, presentations, practical translation technologies projects, translation assignments, a translation exam and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
0114 222 0631