Language, Literature, and Translation

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

24898 USD/year
24898 USD/year
11861 USD/year
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The M.A. in Language, Literature, and Translation (MALLT) is an interdisciplinary MA degree program focused on global languages, literatures and translation. 


With over 50 faculty from five different departments, MALLT offers a flexible program of study tailored to your professional goals. Three departments—French, Italian and Comparative Literature, Foreign Languages and Literature and Translation & Interpreting Studies cooperate in offering this interdepartmental, interdisciplinary master’s program designed for the student who wishes to focus on language, literature, and translation on a cross-cultural basis. Students may complete one of the following concentrations: Comparative Literature; French and Francophone Language, Literature, and Culture; German Language, Literature, and Culture and Translation (Professional Track or Research Track). In addition to these specific concentrations, students may pursue coursework in Classical Greek; Classics; Hebrew Studies, Italian Studies, Latin; and Slavic Languages. MALLT also allows students interested in Linguistics or Spanish to complete double concentrations, or the joint MLIS/MALLT of MBA/MALLT (Translation) coordinated degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Graeco-Roman World: (Subtitled)
  • Study Abroad: (Subtitled)
  • Great Works of Modern Literature: (Subtitled)
  • Mediaeval Literature and Culture: (Subtitled)
  • Renaissance Literature and Culture: (Subtitled)
  • Studies in Literary Genres and Modes: (Subtitled)
  • Topics in Comparative Literature: (Subtitled)
  • Seminar in Literature and Cultural Experience: (Subtitled)

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements


An applicant must meet Graduate School requirements plus these program requirements to be considered for admission to the program:

Knowledge of a language other than English. Entrance competencies for specific concentrations are as follows:
  • Language concentrations: an undergraduate major in the language, or comparable background, such as coursework, a significant immersion experience, or native fluency combined with appropriate academic training.
  • Translation tracks: competence on a qualifying examination.
  • Comparative Literature concentration: an undergraduate major in comparative literature, including advanced study of a language other than English, or equivalent literary and language preparation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • National

    24898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24898 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • Minnesota - $18202
  • Illinois - $17054


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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