University of Surrey

University of Surrey

Translation and Interpreting Studies

**Our MRes Translation Studies programme will allow you to pursue your passion for languages and communication, feed your fascination for the way words work, and open doors to a range of fulfilling and exciting opportunities. This unique and innovative programme is the first of its kind in the UK, providing in-depth systematic research training and targeted preparation for undertaking a PhD in the discipline of languages and translation.** As a student on this programme, you will have access to our world-class Centre for Translation Studies, which is internationally recognised as a centre for high-quality research and teaching. Our approach of combining leading research expertise with professional relevance will provide you with the skills you need to thrive in an academic career or in a career in the translation industry. A range of optional modules will enable you to specialise in your individual area of interest, shaping your degree to your aspirations. You will undertake evidence-based, interdisciplinary research tailored towards real-world problems, providing you with a competitive edge as you enter the world of work or pursue further study. Our strong emphasis on developing analytical and research skills will open up many opportunities for graduates in further study and in the translation industry.

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 and/or student demand. All modules listed are compulsory. Translation of persuasive texts - Optional, Translation and interpreting studies - Optional, Audiovisual translation II - Optional, Translating cultures - Optional, Research methods in translation studies - Compulsory, Public service interpreting - trends and issues - Optional, Issues in literary translation - Optional, Translation technologies - Optional, Language and translation - Optional, Corpora and translation - Optional, Interpreting and technologies - Optional, Business and industry aspects of the translation profession - Optional, Dissertation (mres translation and interpreting studies) - Compulsory, Audiovisual translation I - Optional, Research topics - Compulsory.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Masters in Research (MRes) Full-time September 2018 - 12 Months
Masters in Research (MRes) Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

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

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