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Translation and Professional Practice

University of Essex

12 months
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18800 GBP/year
8760 GBP/year
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About

The Translation and Professional Practice course offered by the University of Essex will introduce you to techniques and technology that will significantly develop your own personal translation skills to competently deliver professional literary, technical, and audio-visual translation.

Overview

The Translation and Professional Practice course offered by the University of Essex is offered with the combination of English and one of Arabic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. You can be a native or near-native speaker of any of these languages, as you learn to translate to and from both languages. You work with native speakers in developing your ability to move accurately and quickly between your chosen language and English.

This course gives you the tools to confidently deal with the translation specific genres like journalistic, promotional, medical- scientific, academic, technical and literary.

Areas of special study include:

  • Principles of Translation
  • Technologies of Translation I &II and Post editing
  • Audio visual translation
  • Subtitling
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Translation Portfolios

Your future

The exponential growth of the translation industry and high demand for highly qualified translators and post-editors make it an ideal time to study translation. Our course will enable you to become fully fledged translators (including audio-visual translation), post-editors and proof-readers with a good knowledge of the business aspect of this art.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Translation and Interpreting
  • Translation Portfolio I (Italian)
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Translation Portfolio II (Italian)
  • Technologies of Translation II and Post Editing
  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Arabic, Partially taught in French, Partially taught in German, Partially taught in Italian, Partially taught in Portuguese, Partially taught in Spanish
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If your first language is English
  • we will consider a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish.
  • If your first language is either French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanis
  • we will consider a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) which includes English as a major component.
  • Applicants may be required to successfully pass a Translation aptitude test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8760 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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