English Translation

Southeast University China

24 months
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The history of the School of Foreign Languages can be traced back to 1902, when the university was founded and known as Sanjiang Normal College. At present,SFL offers 4 master programs: Japanese Language and Literature, Foreign Linguistics and Applied linguistic, English Language and Literature, Translation and Interpreting.

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The objectives of MTI are to provide a joint training program based on the advantages of both sides in Translation and Interpreting. Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to engage in bi-directional translation and interpreting between Chinese and English, and cross cultural communication. 

Students will develop deep theoretical and practical knowledge in specific areas so that they will have the solid foundation to either further their study or find a job in the profession. Normally, the students are expected to graduate in 2 or 2.5 years.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Translation Theory
  • Interpreting Theory
  • Translation Technology
  • Media Translation
  • Comparative Studies Between Chinese and English
  • Cross Cultural Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


38 alternative credits


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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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Project. Students are required to translate between the two languages, with word limit no less than 10,000 Chinese characters, under the guidance of their tutors. Meanwhile students need to submit manuscripts of translation with word limit no less than 150,000 words, including bi-directional translation, and based on the translation text, they write a research report with word limit no less than 5,000 words on a particular translation topic.
  • Experiment Report. Students are required to conduct translation experiments on a particular translation topic, under the guidance of their tutors, and write an experiment report with word limit no less than 10,000 words, based on the analysis of the experiment results.

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