This Translation Studies MA programme 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. You will practise translating between English and a language of your choice, as well as gaining a thorough grounding in the academic discipline of Translation Studies.
The course 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.
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.
A degree in translation is seen as an impressive bonus for promotion within academia, particularly in language education. The MA at Leicester is also particularly suited for progression to study at PhD level.
- Research Skills and Methods in Translation Studies 1
- The Development of Translation Studies
- Research Skills and Methods in Translation Studies 2
- Current Issues in Translation Research and Practice
- Interpreting 1
- Translating Different Genres
- Translation Strategies
- Technical Translation
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesLanguages Translation & Interpreting Linguistics View 373 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
- 2:1 degree or equivalent
- Native or near native ability in English and in at least one other language.
International17500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Leicester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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