University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Multilingual Information Management

You'll develop language skills and cultural awareness, along with strong technical skills in web content management, electronic publishing and usability. Employers will be attracted by your abilities in project management and knowledge of new media marketing. This course is taught by two departments - the School of Modern Languages and the Information School, Sheffield's top-rated iSchool.

Entry requirements

Applicants need a 2.1 or equivalent in any subject discipline; an advanced working knowledge of 2 languages (CEFR B1/ B2), 1 of which should be English; familiar with Microsoft Word and email, and willing to learn more advanced packages. English language requirements: IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Localisation for Linguists; Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication 1; Information Management in Organisations; Designing Usable Websites; Information Retrieval; Dissertation.

Examples of optional modules include: Translation Technologies; International Management; International Project Management; Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level; Enhanced Languages; Approaches to Translation Genres; Information and Knowledge Management; E-Business and E-Commerce; Information Systems in Organisations; Researching Social Media; Content Management Systems; Information System Modelling; Language in Context; Translation Genres; Translation module/Enhanced Languages; Project; Professional Problem-based Learning; Theory and Practice of Subtitling 1.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by essays, practical information technologies projects and a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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