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Spanish Translation and Interpreting

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

M.A.
12 months
Duration
31796 USD/year
15196 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) in Spanish Translation and Interpreting requires a total of 36 semester hours of graduate credit. The program will provide instruction in the translation of general and specialized texts from English into Spanish and vice versa at a professional level. 

Overview

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

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
  • Medical Interpreting and Terminology
  • Translation of Legal Texts
  • Translation Topics
  • Business and Finance Translation
  • Translation Technologies
  • Audiovisual Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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).
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31796 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15898 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15196 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7598 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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