24 months
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10299 USD/year
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About

The Audiovisual Translation program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a two-year full-time (or three-year part-time) specialist program designed to train specialists in the mediation of audiovisual texts.

Overview

The Audiovisual Translation program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University, delivered by TII, is designed to train specialists in the mediation of audiovisual texts, both for foreign language viewers and sensory-impaired audiences.

The flourishing field of audiovisual translation opens itself to fundamental and applied research in a wide range of domains. Taking audiovisual text as its focus area, research can address technical and technological issues, as well as linguistic and/or cultural and ideological issues. In audiovisual translation, socially oriented scholars will find ample space for applied research with an impact in domains such as television, the arts, cultural, and educational contexts.

Graduates of the program are equipped to:

  • Master the practical and technological skills required for a career in subtitling, dubbing, voiceover, subtitling for the hard of hearing and audio description.
  • Use their enhanced analytical skills in a practical setting.
  • Pursue careers in translation or opt for advanced research at PhD level.

Programme Structure

Curriculum

  • Students are taught by faculty members of CHSS, who are leading scholars and researchers in their fields, or by distinguished visiting professors and experts working in the field of translation.
  • The program, which includes work placement experience, is taught in state-of-the-art computer labs equipped with the latest professional subtitling software.
  • The program is benchmarked against the highest international standards.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelorʼs degree in a relevant field with a strong academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA out of 4) from a recognized university
  • Submit an IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 79 in order to demonstrate your proficiency in English
  • Applicants to the should have strong language proficiency in Arabic. Applicants will be assessed on their Arabic language skills during the admissions interview and through a written assessment
  • Official electronic copies of transcripts and graduation statements should be submitted as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit two letters of recommendation
  • Applicants should submit a personal statement as part of the online application
  • Applicants should submit a copy of their current resume or curriculum vitae
  • All applicants should submit an electronic copy of their passport as part of the online application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10299 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20598 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    10299 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20598 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • QAR 75,000 per full

Living costs for Ar Rayyan

4230 - 7920 QAR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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