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Translation Studies

University of Hull

12 months
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14500 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Translation Studies from The University of Hull is intended to open new avenues of thought, while providing a firm foundation in the discipline of translation studies. 

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Overview

This MA Translation Studies programme from The University of Hull  adopts a combined approach to translator training, focusing on the practical and reflective skills a translator requires to complete high-quality translation projects that satisfy the needs of clients.

You will follow a balanced programme of modules over the first two trimesters, before focusing on your dissertation in the final part of the course.

Assessment

Working in lectures, workshops, seminars, computer-based lab sessions and guided private study, you will be assessed through practical written translation and computer-aided translation exercises, class presentations, critical essays and reflective commentaries.

Future prospects

The programme has been designed to ensure you receive the best possible training to build broad translation skills. It prepares you to work in a freelance or in-house capacity as well as in multinational companies, government and international organisations.

Other potential careers include: language teaching, marketing, publishing, and creative industries. Many of our previous students, for example, have started careers as freelance translators, while some have gone on to work for organisations such as the European Commission or progressed to PhD-level study.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Issues in Translation Studies
  • Approaches to Literary Translation
  • Translating for the Media
  • Specialised Translation and Translation Technologies
  • Technical Translation in Practice
  • Academic and Professional Pathways in Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply for a postgraduate course at any time. There are no specific deadlines but you need to take into account the start date of your course.

Language

English
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).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Delivered

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.
Lower 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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2.2 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or appropriate experience in the professional environment.
  • To ensure that we can support a translation language pair you are interested in, please use your Curriculum Vitae, personal statement or both to confirm your native language(s) and the translation language pair you are interested in.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7700 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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