University of Surrey
Languages and Translation Studies
A good Bachelors degree and/or Masters degree in translation studies (translation, audiovisual translation, interpreting), in languages (with a literary or linguistic background), or in related subject areas; for other topics, a good Bachelors degree in linguistics, applied linguistics, education, languages (including literature) or in related subject areas is required; applicants wishing to pursue doctoral studies in audio description or intralingual subtitling (SDH) only require a high level of proficiency in English; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS overall score of 6.5 or above with a minimum of 7.0 in writing.
Key research areas include: Audiovisual and intermodal translation (eg, audio description); dialogue interpreting, bbusiness and public service interpreting; new technologies in interpreting (including remote/ videoconference interpreting); text corpora - including spoken corpora - as a basis for studies of translation, terminology and interpreting; corpus-linguistic methods in translation, terminology and interpreting; terminology studies, computerised terminology and terminography; bilingual lexicography; cultural policymaking/questioning; humour theory and (audiovisual) translation; linguistic/text-linguistic/pragmatic aspects of translation; modelling the discourse process of (audiovisual) translation and interpreting; paratextual framing of translated texts; ideology and/of translation; sociological approaches: Social movements and translation, translation and agency/ identity; literary and cultural approaches: literary translation, transnational studies; strategic and pragmatic dimensions of (audiovisual) translation and interpreting; translator and interpreter education and training.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International)||33 months|
|PhD||Part-time||September 2016||GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International)||45 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Surrey||Guildford||GU2 7XH||South East|
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