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Interpreting

University of Maryland

24 months
Duration
39000 USD/year
39000 USD/year
17544 USD/year
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About

The Master of Professional Studies in Interpreting (MPS in Interpreting) from University of Maryland is designed to equip students with the required competencies to compete successfully for work as conference interpreters or community interpreters.

Overview

Example skills include specialized work in both the consecutive and simultaneous modes in health, legal and political settings, for major corporations, international organizations, government ministries, and international, federal, and state courts requiring simultaneous capability.

The MPS in Interpreting from University of Maryland is a two-year, 44 credit program. In the first year, you begin to develop high-level skills in consecutive interpretation (oral rendering after the speaker pauses). In the program’s second year, you build on these fundamental skills and may learn simultaneous interpreting, while specializing in conference interpreting, or public service interpreting. Simultaneous interpreting may be selected as an elective in the public service interpreting track.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Interpreting
  • Introduction to Translation and Interpreting Studies
  • Intercultural Communication Theory
  • Public Speaking
  • Independent Study: Intensive Writing in English
  • Fundamentals of Translation
  • Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation
  • Consecutive Interpretation
  • Introduction to Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Seminar in Health Communication
  • The Rhetoric of Political Institutions
  • Workplace Processes and Procedures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

44 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students): A minimum of 6 months proof of residency in a country where your primary acquired language is spoken.
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Supplementary Application
  • Proof of residency: A minimum of 6 months proof of residency in a country where your primary acquired language is spoken.
  • Admissions tests

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    39000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19500 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8772 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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