Your advanced translation studies will focus on general, administrative and technical text types, interpreting in one or two of local government, health, police and court, and training in industry-standard computer-assisted translation tools.
The first part of the degree includes the chance to specialise in interpreting, audiovisual translation, machine translation and software localisation, terminology management, video making or digital publishing.
In the translation work experience module you simulate translation companies by working with local translation businesses and delivering on real commissions to professional standards.
In the second part of the degree different skills are combined, presenting a choice of two extended translations, or an academic dissertation, or a 13-week internship at a translation company in the UK or overseas.
The vocational Translation and Interpreting programme from Swansea University significantly enhances your career prospects. Over the course of your studies, or your internship, you may make important connections which impact on your future.
Graduates from this course enter a range of different translation and interpreting roles. Many also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.
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- Translation Tools
- Translation and Interpreting
- Advanced Translation (English to Welsh)
- Advanced Translation (English-Arabic)
- Advanced Translation (French - English)
- Advanced Translation (German - English)
- Advanced Translation (English - Italian)
- Advanced Translation (Spanish - English)
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- 12 months
- 36 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Translation & Interpreting Linguistics View 378 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
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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.
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International17300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National7900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7900 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK - £ 2,650
- International - £ 5,750
Living costs for Swansea
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.