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About

The Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling course offered by the University of Essex is the first of its kind to offer written translation, oral interpreting and film and video subtitling within a single course. 

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Overview

The Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling  course offered by the University of Essex  is offered with the combination of English and one of French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. You can be a native or near-native speaker of any of these languages, as you learn to translate to and from both languages. You work with native speakers in developing your ability to move accurately and quickly between your chosen language and English in a variety of contexts.

Explore our hands-on, practical modules, including:

  • Principles of Translations and Interpreting
  • Translation Portfolios
  • Interpreting practice
  • Technologies of Translation,
  • Subtitling

Your future

This course can lead to you having a career in tourism, business or in international organisations . You will gain key employability skills such as researching, writing for specific purposes, translation, interpreting and subtitling.

We work with the University’s Employability and Careers Centre to help you find out about further work experience, internships, placements, and voluntary opportunities.

Within our Department of Language and Linguistics, we also offer supervision for PhD and MPhil. We offer supervision in areas including language acquisition, language learning and language teaching, culture and communication, psycholinguistics, language disorders, sociolinguistics, and theoretical and descriptive linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Principles of Translation and Interpreting

  • Technologies of Translation
  • Subtitling: Principles and Practice
  • Dissertation

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

  • If your first language is English
  • we will consider a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic or Spanish.
  • If your first language is either French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Arabic or Spanish
  • we will consider a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) which includes English as a major component.
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview (by skype) and successfully pass Translation and Interpreting aptitude tests.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19740 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19740 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9200 GBP per year during 12 months.

PT

  • Home/UK fee: £4,600
  • International fee: £9,870

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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