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Translation Studies

University of Leicester

M.A.
12 months
Duration
17450 GBP/year
8190 GBP/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This course offered at the University of Leicester will prepare you for work in the translation professions and provide the ideal foundation if you want to progress further in the academic discipline of Translation Studies. 

Overview

You will practice translating between English and a language of your choice, as well as gaining a thorough grounding in the academic discipline of Translation Studies.The Translation Studies course offered at the University of Leicester  will equip you with advanced research skills and research paradigms relevant to investigations of translation contexts, processes, products and producers. You will study in-depth the history and theory of translation and develop the skills to critically analyse current issues being debated within the discipline.

Our focus on research topics, skills and methods in Translation Studies prepares you for your final dissertation and will equip you with the essential skills needed for entry into the translation professions.

Careers and employability

Research has shown that graduates in Modern Languages enjoy excellent employment opportunities. Graduates of our MA in Translation Studies have opportunities in careers such as tourism, teaching in higher education, government offices and international business communication.

Many translators work freelance, while others become employees of multinational corporations and organisations, as well as bodies such as the United Nations or the European Union.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Skills and Methods in Translation Studies 
  • The Development of Translation Studies
  • Current Issues in Translation Research and Practice
  • Computer Assisted Translation Tools
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Interpreting 
  • Extended Translation Project

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
90
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
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
61

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent
  • Native or near native ability in English and in at least one other language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17450 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8190 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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