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19740 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.

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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
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Technologies of Translation II and Post Editing
  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice
  • Intercultural Communication: communicating across languages and cultures

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.

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 Spanish
  • 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

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £4,600
  • International fee: £9,870

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /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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