Research strengths include: literary translation and reception; translation history; translation stylistics; corpus-based translation studies; translation and language change; adaptation; gender issues in translation; news translation; collaborative and self-translation; intercultural pragmatics; interpreting studies.
The Department of Modern Languages boasts a vibrant and diverse postgraduate community and provides a range of support for its research students.
Our postgraduates of the Translation Studies (On-Campus or by Distance Learning) programme at University of Birmingham develop excellent communication skills, cultural awareness and foreign language skills - all highly sought after by employers at home or abroad. Postgraduates in Modern Languages also have a range of transferable skills including the ability to gather and interpret information, organisational skills and the ability to work well with others.
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- Colonial and postcolonial studies
- Digital Humanities in Modern Languages
- Exile and Migration
- French studies
- German studies
- Hispanic studies
- Italian studies
- Medieval Studies
- 12 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Translation & Interpreting View 568 other Masters in Language Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:
- For MRes and MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK, usually in a relevant area.
- Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent), usually in a relevant area.
Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.
If you are applying for distance learning research programmes, you will also be required to demonstrate that you have the time, commitment, facilities and experience to study by distance learning.
International18810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18810 GBP per year during 12 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £4,500 full-time; £2,250 part-time
- International: £18,810 full-time; £9,405 part-time (distance learning only)
Living costs for Birmingham
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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