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English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation

University of Birmingham

12 months
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19440 GBP/year
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About

This new MA programme in English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation taught at University of Birmingham is ideal for those looking to embark on careers as professional interpreters, combining interpreting theory and practice and with teaching taking place in a state-of-the-art Interpreting Suite.

Overview

You are also encouraged to use these facilities outside of teaching time to develop your practical skills further. 

The English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation programme taught at University of Birmingham will take you through a range of both introductory and advanced modules, allowing you to develop your skills rapidly across two terms of teaching, and culminating in an extended research project. Your taught modules will prepare you for interpreting in a range of scenarios drawn from business, legal, medical and other interactional settings, and your project will allow you to focus on your chosen topic(s) in depth.

Careers

You will be encouraged to make the most of your postgraduate experience and will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive one-to-one careers advice, including guidance on your job applications, writing your CV and improving your interview technique, whether you are looking for a career inside or outside of academia
  • Meet employers face-to-face at on-campus recruitment fairs and employer presentations
  • Attend an annual programme of careers fairs, skills workshops and conferences, including bespoke events for postgraduates in the College of Arts and Law
  • Take part in a range of activities to demonstrate your knowledge and skills to potential employers and enhance your CV
  • What’s more, you will be able to access our full range of careers support for up to 2 years after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Consecutive Interpreting
  • Translation for Business (Chinese)
  • Practical Translation 
  • Research and Critical Commentary Skills 
  • English-Chinese Community Interpreting
  • Translation Technology 
  • Final Project/DIssertation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should have native-speaker proficiency in Mandarin Chinese. It will normally be necessary to hold a languages or humanities-related degree, along with the required IELTS results
  • If your undergraduate studies are in other subjects, you may be asked to provide evidence of relevant work experience as a translator and/or interpreter in addition to satisfactory IELTS results
  • However, if you already hold a recent undergraduate degree from a British university, IELTS results are not usually required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19440 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 19440 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Birmingham

765 - 1134 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Scholarships to cover fees and/or maintenance costs may be available. 

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