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About

The Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice course offered by the University of Essex introduces you to techniques and technology that will significantly improve your English and Chinese language competency to a higher level and develop your translation skills so you can deliver professional technical, scientific and audio-visual translation.

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Overview

Our training includes theories of translation, interpreting, audiovisual studies that will lay a solid foundation for further studies, as well as hands-on practice for you to become familiar with the latest technologies used by professionals in their everyday work.

Key topics include:

  • Principle of Translation and Interpreting
  • Written Translation
  • Specialised Translation
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Subtitling.

Your future

The Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice course offered by the University of Essex improves your language and communication skills and allows you to gain an in depth understanding of Chinese-English translation. Completing our MA Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice prepares you for a professional career in translation and interpretation. The professional practice element provides you with knowledge of the business aspects of translation and opens doors to many career opportunities such as translators, post-editors and proof-readers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Translation and Interpreting
  • Technologies of Translation
  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice
  • Translation Portfolio
  • Specialised Translation
  • Dissertation
  • Technologies of Translation II and Post Editing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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 successfully pass a Translation aptitude test.

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.

Part-time:

  • Home/EU fee: £4,170
  • International fee: £8,950

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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