As China raises its international profile in the spheres of economics, politics, and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpret
MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English
The MA is designed for native speakers of Chinese who have a high level of competence in English and wish to develop this further and native speakers of English who have a high level of competence in Chinese and wish to develop it further. It is also open to speakers of other languages than English and Chinese who have a high level of competence in both English and Chinese. The MA combines the theoretical, technological and practical training necessary for effective translation between English and Chinese. It also offers training and practice in bi-lateral interpreting between the two languages. The program is structured around a range of compulsory and elective modules. The compulsory modules provide the core skills and knowledge needed for translation and interpreting across a wide range of subjects, including the basic concepts of translation and interpreting theory....
Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural
MA Applied Linguistics
Applied linguistics identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related real-life problems, such as improving how languages are taught or how multicultural workplaces can improve communication between staff.
This one-year full-time (or part-time) course has a particular focus on research methodology, exploring how language shapes human interaction.
By studying this course you will:
understand how to employ a range of research approaches to language, from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics
have the opportunity to investigate language and communication from an interdisciplinary angle
develop a thorough grounding in language research and its practical applications
use your knowledge of how languages are formed to solve real-life problems.