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

MA: 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: Designing Usable Websites Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication Localisation for Linguists Dissertation Examples of optional modules include: Information and Knowledge Management e-Business and e-Commerce Content Management Systems Digital Multimedia Libraries Researching Social Media Database Design Information System Modelling Information Systems in Organisations International Management Language in Context Theory and Practice of Subtitling Approaches to Translation Genres Translation Technologies International Project Management Professional Problem-Based Learning Enhanced Languages Project 1 Enhanced Languages Project 2 Tandem Learning for Intercultural Communication Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level a translation module offered as part of our MA in Translation Studies

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 2018 - 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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