New York University

M.Sc. Online
12 months
24816 USD/year
24816 USD/year
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Want to turn your language skills into a translation career? Employers identify communication skills, creativity, and cultural competence as qualities they seek. The MS in Translation program from New York University is a fully online, 36-credit program that prepares students to become effective translators across high-demand professions and industries.


The MS in Translation program from New York University prepares you for one of the fastest-growing professions today. The program emphasizes applied translation and the development of textual, cultural, and technical competencies in communication across languages. This graduate degree can be completed in full- or part-time study.

The Program

  • Courses in this category provide students with a foundation in the theory and practice of translation and terminology management, along with an introduction to contrastive stylistics.
  • Students build their subject matter knowledge through courses in comparative law or economics, while gaining an overview of the translation profession and its major specializations.
  • Students develop translation expertise with required courses in localization and legal, financial, commercial, or technical translation. Electives include editing for translators, literary translation, interpreting, and translation for new media.
  • Students pursue a substantial translation or localization project, research paper, or a combination of the two.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Theory and Practice of Translation
  • Theory & Practice of Terminology
  • Contrastive Stylistics: Chinese/English
  • Cross-Cultural Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24816 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12408 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.


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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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