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Translation Studies - Literary Translation

24 months
16980 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Translation Studies - Literary Translation from University of Ottawa


Translation Studies - Literary Translation from University of Ottawa is intended to develop research capability in various fields of translation. It is desirable that students have practical experience in translation before entering the program.

Students at Translation Studies - Literary Translation from University of Ottawa will get advanced training in areas such as:

  • terminology, 
  • computerized translation 
  • translation teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Translation Theory
  • Computers and Translation
  • Language and Translation
  • Translation Workshop

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours B.A. in Translation, or an equivalent with a minimum average of B. Applicants who do not have an honours degree in Translation may, in suitable cases, be recommended by the STI for admission to a qualifying program. 
  • Resume (must include chronological academic history)
  • Letter of intent
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts 
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16980 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8490 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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