MA Translation Studies

Bangor University

Program Description

MA Translation Studies

Bangor University

Overview

This course offers an introduction to the academic discipline of Translation Studies, broadening the students’ understanding of diverse approaches to translation theory and practice. The course also helps students acquire competence in translation practice, apply analytical thinking and come into contact with elements of the translation profession, such as terminology, CAT tools and working as a freelance translator.

What will I study?

Core modules in Semester 1 introduce the theoretical and methodological underpinnings for research in Translation Studies. Modules in Semester 2 provide students with an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the translation profession and work on an extensive practical translation portfolio on the languages of their expertise. The dissertation project consolidates students’ learning either through research or translation practice. The School of Modern Languages can offer supervision in a variety of areas and languages, including: Welsh, Spanish, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, Galician, German, Modern Greek and Italian.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Entry Requirements

Entry to the MA in Translation Studies programme requires a 2(i) Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. However, applicants are judged on their individual merits and age. Work experience and other factors are also considered.

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Aug., 2016
Duration
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1 - 2 years
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Place
United Kingdom Bangor, Wales
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