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Translation Technology

Postgraduate Certificate
12 months
5350 GBP/year
2400 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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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.    

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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


IELTS or TOEFL needed


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 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5350 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.


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