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Spanish Translation and Interpreting

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.A. Online
12 months
Duration
32500 USD/year
32500 USD/year
17776 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) in Spanish Translation and Interpreting at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley requires a total of 36 semester hours of graduate credit. 

Overview

The Spanish Translation and Interpreting program from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will provide instruction in the translation of general and specialized texts from English into Spanish and vice versa at a professional level. 

This program also covers the latest field-related technologies related to the production of translated texts.

Key Features 

  • Students in the program will become acquainted with Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting and will have the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills in these and other areas and subspecialties such as Legal, Medical, Finance Translation, and Literary Translation. 
  • Practical and theoretical instruction will be provided in these submodalities. Additional required courses will cover Translation Theory, Research in Translation Studies, and Translation Project Management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translation Theory
  • Translation Workshop:Spanish-English
  • Translation Workshop:English-Spanish
  • Consecutive Interpreting
  • Simultaneous Interpreting
  • Court Interpreting
  • Interpreting Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Students are encouraged to apply at least 2 months before classes start to ensure a timely application review.

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
146 (verbal)
4 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent in a similar or related field.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Three  letters  of  recommendation  from  professional  or  academic sources.
  • GRE General Test. Minimum scores: 146 Verbal and 4.0 Analytical Writing. GRE test scores are valid for 5 years. A GRE waiver may be granted if the application holds a UTRGV Graduate Certificate in the field (Spanish Translation, Healthcare Interpreting, Court Interpreting, Literary Interpreting, Localization and Audiovisual Translation) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Satisfactory  performance  on  the  translation  of  a  document  from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English.
  • Personal interview (online or in person).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    17776 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17776 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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