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Translation

Queen's University Belfast

M.A.
12 months
Duration
20800 GBP/year
6900 GBP/year
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About

The Translation programme at Queen's University Belfast includes specialist training in translation technologies and offers opportunities for work experience.

Overview

This Translation programme at Queen's University Belfast has been designed to:

  • provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Translation Studies
  • enable students to develop the skills upon which professional translator competence is predicated
  • provide students with opportunities to advance their expertise in their principal non-native language
  • provide students with opportunities for further language-training
  • provide students with appropriate opportunities in professionally-based practice
  • enable students to develop the higher level cognitive and research skills necessary for further study at doctoral level

Internationally Renowned Experts

Research in Modern Languages at Queen's was ranked 3rd in REF 2014 for Research Intensity and 5th for Grade Point Average, with particular strengths in literary studies, translation and interpreting linguistics, postcolonial studies, visual cultures, digital humanities and medical humanities. The School hosts several large research projects across all the language areas, funded by the AHRC, the Leverhulme Trust and Horizon 2020.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audio-Visual Translation
  • Business of Translation 
  • Literary Translation
  • Principles of Community Interpreting
  • Specialist Translation: Legal, Scientific and Medical Texts
  • The Identity of the Translator
  • Theory and Practice of Translation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant subject.
  • A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University may be acceptable with relevant professional experience. Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard may be considered if they can demonstrate a minimum of three years’ relevant professional experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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