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Translation Studies

University of Leicester

12 months
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17450 GBP/year
8190 GBP/year
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About

From tourism and advertising to international business communication, people with high-level translation skills are needed in almost every industry. Following the Translation Studies MA programme offered at the University of Leicester you’ll learn what it takes to enter the field, as well as push forward into further academic study.

Overview

Course description

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.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Upper Second Class (recommended)

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

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  • International

    17450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17450 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8190 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8190 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
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Funding

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