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If you're a language graduate or practising translator, you can take your skills to postgraduate level with this Translation Studies (Distance Learning) (2 Year) degree course from University of Portsmouth. This is a flexible course, that you can choose to study full-time, part-time or through distance learning.

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Overview

On this Translation Studies (Distance Learning) (2 Year) degree course from University of Portsmouth , you'll learn translation skills and get the technological and theoretical knowledge you'll need for a successful career. You can study around your existing professional and personal commitments by choosing between full-time, part-time, campus-based and distance learning options.

The flexible nature of this course means that you can work towards one of the following exit awards, depending on the number of credits and length of your study:

  • MA in Translation Studies (180 credits)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies (120) credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Translation Studies (60) credits

When you graduate, you'll be qualified to work as a translator in the UK or abroad, or to pursue further studies, such as a PhD.

You can start this course in October/September or February/January (distance learning option only).

Careers and opportunities

Career options when you graduate include:

  • Translation project management
  • Translation
  • Freelance Translation
  • Editing
  • Copywriting
  • Further research

Other graduates have continued their studies to PhD level or set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation/Major Project
  • Critical approaches to specialised translation
  • Intercultural communication
  • Professional aspects of translation
  • Professional portfolio
  • Technical communication
  • Translation project

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We strongly recommend you apply as soon as possible before the start of the course

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

A good honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. Applicants whose main language is English require advanced knowledge of at least one other language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian or Spanish).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3980 GBP/year
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  • National

    3980 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 3980 GBP per year during 24 months.

UK/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students

  • Part-time (distance learning – 2 years) – £3,980 per year (subject to annual increase)

EU students

  • Part-time (distance learning – 2 years) – £3,980 per year (subject to annual increase)

International students

  • Part-time (distance learning – 2 years) – £3,980 per year (subject to annual increase)

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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