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Translation and Interpreting (Extended)

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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 Translation and Interpreting (Extended) programme is offered by Swansea University.

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Overview

The Translation and Interpreting (Extended) programme at Swansea University is a uniquely specialised variant of our Professional Translation course, with an emphasis on interpreting skills. It develops you from an excellent foreign language speaker into a successful professional linguist.

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.

Career opportunities

The vocational MA Translation and Interpreting (Extended) programme at Swansea University  and Interpreting significantly improves your career prospects. Over the course of your studies, or your internship, you may make connections which directly impact on your future work.

Graduates from this course enter a range of different translation and interpreting roles. Many also undertake research degrees and pursue a career in academia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translation Tools
  • Foundations of Translation and Interpreting
  • 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)

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

240 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

English requirements

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).

Funding

For funding and scholarships, please visit our website for more details.

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