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
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.
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- Advanced Consecutive Interpreting
- Simultaneous Interpreting
- Technologies of Translation
- Translation with Localisation and Transcreation
- Topics in the Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching
- Sentence Processing
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- 12 months
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We recommend that you apply as soon as you are able to.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Translation & Interpreting View 549 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International19740 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
National9200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.