12 months
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18800 GBP/year
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About

The Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English) course offered by the University of Essex introduces you to techniques and technologies that significantly develop your language skills so you can deliver professional translation and interpretation.

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Overview

The Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English) course offered by the University of Essex .

Our hands-on training familiarises you with the latest technologies used by professionals in their everyday work. You will practice all types of interpreting (consecutive, simultaneous and whisper) required in all business settings, and gain knowledge of the commercial world as well as communication and negotiation skills. You also learn business operations, essential for a freelance professional translator.

You study topics including:

  • simultaneous interpreting
  • business interpreting
  • specialised translation
  • translation technologies

Your future

Many interpreters and translators are working in business industries in mega-cities around the world. There is high demand both in China and in the international market for highly qualified translators and interpreters to work for the commercial industries. Our training gives you all the tools you need to succeed as a Chinese-English translator and interpreter, oriented toward business sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Interpreting Skills
  • Written Translation
  • Principles of Translation and Interpreting
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Specialised Translation
  • Advanced Simultaneous Interpreting

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

  • We will consider applicants with a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in a subject which has a major component of English.
  • If Mandarin Chinese is not your first language, you will need to hold HSK level 6 to be considered for this course.
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview (by skype) and successfully pass Translation and Interpreting aptitude tests.

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.
  • The additional cost for this is £250, depending on your mode of travel.

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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