University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Translation

This programme is designed to suit current market demands. You will practise specialised translation in language-specific groups and have opportunities to simulate real-life translation scenarios. The domains covered include economic, business, legal, scientific and technical translation. Our strong emphasis on translation technologies will allow you to work with computer-assisted translation software and state-of-the-art corpus tools and resources. Equally important, the programme highlights the business requirements of the industry so that you acquire the necessary project management and entrepreneurial skills to work as a professional language service provider. Furthermore, our EMT membership gives you priority access to traineeships at the EU Directorate-General for Translation.

Entry requirements

MA: Native English speakers: a minimum of a UK 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant language, translation or other relevant subject. Speakers of other languages: an equivalent to a minimum of a UK 2:2 honours degree in English or another relevant subject. In exceptional cases, alternative qualifications and professional experience may be considered. Non-native speakers of English will also have to meet the English language requirements specified for this programme. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall, 7.0 in Writing, 6.0 in each other component (or equivalent). For current entry requirements, please visit our website. The link is under Course contact details.

Course modules

Modules include: Translation issues; specialist translation; ab initio language for translation purposes; translation technologies; cultural aspects of translation; research methods in translation; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Self-financing; career development loans; Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC); students from Sweden may apply to the CSN and students from Norway to the Statenslanekasse; a small number of bursaries towards tuition fees are normally offered and are awarded competitively.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 15,900 per Year 1 (International) 12 Months
MA Full-time September 2018 7,300 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 12 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 8,000 per Year 1 (International) 24 Months
MA Part-time September 2018 3,700 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site GU2 7XH South East

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