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About

The Conference Interpreting and Translation (Chinese-English) course offered by the University of Essex should interest you if you want to build your language proficiency in Chinese and English and further develop the translation and interpreting techniques that are required by employers. 

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Overview

The Conference Interpreting and Translation (Chinese-English)  course offered by the University of Essex  will build on the knowledge and skills you acquired in your previous studies, and is unique in the emphasis it places on hands-on training. With the help of native speakers, you learn how to use your language skills to translate, interpret and subtitle effectively, using the latest industry-standard software, in a culturally sensitive way.You cover topics and skills including:

  • Simultaneous interpreting
  • Advanced simultaneous interpreting
  • Advanced consecutive interpreting
  • Specialised translation
  • Subtitling

Your future

Our course directly leads to a career in translation, interpreting and subtitling, in the media, business and tourism between the English-speaking world and China. Students are exposed to realistic training from experienced translation and interpreting trainers which prepares them for work after graduation.

We work with the University’s Employability and Careers Centre to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Translation and Interpreting
  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice
  • Written Translation
  • Advanced Consecutive Interpreting
  • Simultaneous Interpreting
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Specialised Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We will consider applicants with a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in a subject which has a major component of English.
  • If Mandarin Chinese is not your first language, you will need to hold HSK level 6 to be considered for this course.
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview (by skype) and successfully pass Translation and Interpreting aptitude tests.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8760 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8760 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

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