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About

All programmes of study will be delivered in a dual way combining both online and face to face teaching as appropriate. Face to face teaching will be delivered in a blended format with no large lectures to begin with. Please visit our website for more information. The Professional Translation (Extended) programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The Professional Translation (Extended) course at Swansea University  will develop you from an excellent foreign language speaker into a successful professional linguist.

MAPT is part of the European Master’s in Translation Network, which currently has 64 members throughout Europe. Swansea University is the only member in Wales.

You will undertake advanced translation work in one or two language pairs on general, administrative and technical text, and training in industry-standard Computer-Assisted Translation tools.

The first part of the degree includes opportunities to develop specialised skills in public service interpreting, audiovisual translation, machine translation and software localisation, terminology management, video making or digital publishing.

Career opportunities

The vocational MA in Professional Translation will significantly enhance your prospects for a career in translation. 

Over the course of your studies, or your internship, you may make important connections for your future work.

Graduates from this Professional Translation (Extended) course at Swansea University enter a range of different translation and interpreting roles. Many also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Translation (English to Welsh)
  • Advanced Translation Technical (English to Welsh)
  • Advanced Translation (English-Arabic)
  • Advanced Translation (French - English)
  • Advanced Translation (German - English)
  • Advanced Translation (English - Italian)
  • Advanced Translation (Spanish - English)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applicants are encouraged to apply by 31 July for entry in September, to ensure that vacancies are still available.

Language

English

Credits

360 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
First 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.
88
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

  • A first degree, normally in Translation, a Language or a related subject, normally an upper second or above (or equivalent). 
  • As an alternative, we can accept a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience. Overseas students must be able to demonstrate English language competence at IELTS 6.5. level (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11250 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5150 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5150 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

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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