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Translation Technology

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
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All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The Postgraduate Certificate in Translation Technology programme is offered by Swansea University.

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The Postgraduate Certificate in Translation Technology programme at Swansea University gives a valuable Continuing Professional Development opportunity to practising translators wishing to gain or update translation technology skills.    

Through in-depth group work and individual study you obtain hands-on experience of industry standard computer-assisted translation, machine translation, software localisation and terminology management tools. 

You also have the chance to gain skills in public  service  Interpreting  or  digital   publishing, or you may wish to take a more academic module in the history and theory of translation.

As the only member of the European Master’s in Translation Network based in Wales, Swansea University has an established profile in professional translation. We have industry standard, state-of-the-art facilities and a robust global network of external organisations to help shape your studies.Designed to promote individual and collaborative research activity of international standard, the Graduate Centre provides a supportive environment for postgraduate research and taught masters study.

Career opportunities

The Postgraduate Certificate in Translation Technology programme at Swansea University  can help towards your Continuing Professional Development and cement a commitment to your employer and vocation.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • Translation Tools 
  • Translation Technologies
  • with one further option selected in consultation with course directors

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The typical entry requirement is a first degree in Translation or a relevant discipline, normally an upper second or above or equivalent. 
  • Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.5.


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Translation Technology
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