University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Translation Studies with Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The objectives of the MSc in Translation Studies with TESOL are twofold. On the one hand, the course has a strong focus on practical translation and on specific situations in which people communicate with another across cultures. We offer the following language pairings: English and French, Spanish or Chinese, and (subject to demand and availability) German, Russian or Polish. On the other hand, you will benefit from a sustained focus on contemporary theory and practice in the field of TESOL, with teaching provided by staff who have extensive personal experience of TESOL teaching.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. IELTS score of 6.5 (6.0 in speaking & listening; 6.5 in reading & writing).

Course modules

Methodology, Portfolio of Translation, Terminology and Translation Project Management, Cultural Translation and Transfer, Research Skills, Translation with Computer Technology, Specialised Translation and Dissertation

Assessment methods

Assessment methods will include essays, reports (which may take the form of written documents, websites or PowerPoint presentations), the portfolio of translation and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (England) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 11,400 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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