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Translation and Professional Communication Skills

University of Southampton

12 months
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21000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Learn how to communicate across different languages and cultures at this Translation and Professional Communication Skills MA course offered by the University of Southampton. On this UK master’s degree you'll gain specialist knowledge in translation, mediation and interpreting. You'll be well prepared for a career in multicultural and multilingual settings.

Overview

Course Details

At this Translation and Professional Communication Skills MA course offered by the University of Southampton, you'll get to choose from range of specialist modules, including:

  • translation
  • mediation
  • interpreting
  • subtitling
  • professional writing and editing

This master’s degree in translation and professional communication skills combines theoretical learning with practical exercises to develop skills you’ll need for a range of multilingual and multicultural environments. As well as working with translation theorists and practitioners, you'll study with experts in cultural and literary studies, history, ethnography and anthropology.

You’ll also get the chance to use software such as Trados and memoQ - widely used in language-related professions - and familiarise yourself with industry-standard interpreting equipment.

An optional placement module will give you the chance to apply what you’ve learnt to a work environment of your choice.

As a postgraduate student, you’ll be a member of the dynamic research environment here at Southampton. You’ll improve your knowledge through events hosted by the:

  • Centre for Transnational Studies
  • Centre for Imperial and Postcolonial Studies
  • Centre for Global Englishes

Career Opportunities

The programme will give you the analysis, communication and critical thinking skills to do well in a wide range of careers. You’ll learn about what working across cultures entails, so you’ll be well suited to work in multicultural and multilingual environments. If you want to continue an academic career, you’ll benefit from our department’s track record in securing places and funding for postgraduate research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Translation
  • Translation: Theory and Practice
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Language and Intercultural Communication
  • Language ideologies in a globalising world
  • Memory in National and Transnational Contexts
  • Narrative Non-Fiction: The Interdisciplinary Art
  • Narrative, Place, Identity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll need:

  • a 2:1 in a humanities or social science subject
  • a high level of proficiency in English and Chinese
For the 2021 to 2022 academic year this course is only available for translation between English and Chinese.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21000 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

EU and international students pay £21,000.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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