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Applied Translation Studies

University of Leeds

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About

This Applied Translation Studies course from University of Leeds focuses on computer-assisted translation to give you valuable experience of the localisation, project and terminology management tools that are used in professional practice. You'll also work with students specialising in a wide range of languages to produce multilingual translation projects.

Overview

Provided you pass our entry translation test(s), you can specialise in translation between English and up to three languages, as follows: from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish into English, and from English into Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. In addition, you'll be able to choose from optional modules informed by the research of our experts on topics such as audiovisual translation, machine translation, and genre analysis.

You'll be taught by both leading Centre for Translation Studies researchers and contracted practitioners who will equip you with a good knowledge base and practical skills to launch an exciting career in the language services industry.

Career opportunities

A postgraduate qualification in Applied Translation Studies course from University of Leeds equips you with valuable skills that are increasingly important in a globalised world. You'll also develop advanced IT, research, analysis and communication skills that are very attractive to employers across different industries.

Many of our students go straight into practice with their project management or translation skills, whether they work in large organisations, small or medium-sized language service providers, or as freelance translators. Others pursue related careers in language services. Our graduates work in organisations such as the UN and affiliated organisations, the European Parliament and the European Commission, commercial enterprises and NGOs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer-Assisted Translation and Localisation Project Management
  • Methods and Approaches in Translation Studies
  • Translation for International Organisations (English-Arabic)
  • Principles and Applications of Machine Translation
  • Screen Translation
  • Corpus Linguistics for Translators

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons). We welcome applicants from a diverse range of subject disciplines. Other relevant qualifications or experience may also be considered, such as professional/work/voluntary experience. Applicants will undertake translation tests in their chosen language/s.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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