University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Translation and Interpreting Studies

**Why choose this course** This unique and innovative course is the first of its kind in the UK. You'll get in-depth, systematic research training in translation and interpreting, and customised preparation for a PhD. We're one of the UK's top translation research centres, with more than three decades of experience in postgraduate education and research training. We focus on exciting and newly developing areas of the discipline, such as translation and interpreting technologies, translation process research, translation as intercultural mediation, corpus-based translation, audiovisual translation and multimodality studies. **What you will study** By joining our MRes Translation and Interpreting Studies course, you'll gain access to our world-class Centre for Translation Studies. We combine leading research expertise with professional relevance, which will provide you with the skills you need to thrive in an academic career or in a career in the translation industry. You'll explore translation and interpreting research through our carefully designed modules, where you'll discover topical issues, challenge traditional assumptions in stimulating debates, and practise your analytical skills with mentors and your peers. You'll be able to join discussions with our doctoral students, giving you fresh insights into current research. We offer a range of optional modules which let you specialise in your own area of interest, while also developing your analytical skills. You'll take on evidence-based, interdisciplinary research addressing real-world problems, which will provide you with a competitive edge as you enter the world of work or pursue further study.

Entry requirements

Masters in Research (MRes): Native English speakers: MA in Languages, Translation/Interpreting or a related field with a merit or higher - or equivalent; BA in Languages, Translation/Interpreting or a related field with a minimum of a UK 2:2 class honours degree - or equivalent. Speakers of other languages: MA in Languages, Translation/Interpreting or a related field with a merit or higher - or equivalent; BA in Languages, Translation/Interpreting or a related field with a minimum of a UK 2:2 class honours degree or higher - or equivalent. English language requirements IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall with 7.0 in Writing and 6.0 in each other element.

Course modules

Modules listed are indicative, reflecting the information available at the time of publication. Please note that modules may be subject to teaching availability, student demand and/or class size caps. FULL-TIME Year 1 (full-time) DISSERTATION (MRES TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING STUDIES) - Compulsory AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION I - Optional INTERPRETING AND SOCIETY - Optional ISSUES IN LITERARY TRANSLATION - Optional LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - Optional RESEARCH TOPICS - Compulsory TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING STUDIES - Optional TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGIES - Optional AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION II - Optional BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY ASPECTS OF THE TRANSLATION PROFESSION - Optional CORPORA AND TRANSLATION - Optional INTERPRETING AND TECHNOLOGIES - Optional PUBLIC SERVICE INTERPRETING - TRENDS AND ISSUES - Optional RESEARCH METHODS - Compulsory TRANSLATING CULTURES - Optional TRANSLATION OF PERSUASIVE TEXTS - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (full-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 Students must choose two optional modules PART-TIME Year 1 (part-time) AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION I - Optional INTERPRETING AND SOCIETY - Optional ISSUES IN LITERARY TRANSLATION - Optional LANGUAGE AND TRANSLATION - Optional RESEARCH TOPICS - Compulsory TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING STUDIES - Optional TRANSLATION TECHNOLOGIES - Optional AUDIOVISUAL TRANSLATION II - Optional BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY ASPECTS OF THE TRANSLATION PROFESSION - Optional CORPORA AND TRANSLATION - Optional INTERPRETING AND TECHNOLOGIES - Optional PUBLIC SERVICE INTERPRETING - TRENDS AND ISSUES - Optional RESEARCH METHODS - Compulsory TRANSLATING CULTURES - Optional TRANSLATION OF PERSUASIVE TEXTS - Optional Optional modules for Year 1 (part-time) - FHEQ Levels 6 and 7 Students must choose two optional modules Year 2 (part-time) DISSERTATION (MRES TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETING STUDIES) - Compulsory

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2019 - 12 Months
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2019 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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