Professional English-Spanish Translation, M.A.

Professional English-Spanish Translation, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The master’s in Professional English translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients expectations and successfully managing their own activity. For that purpose, students are offered a range of subjects aimed at developing translation skills related to business management and translation technologies. 


This maste’rs degree is aimed at graduate students in English and/or Spanish philology. Furthermore, translators and writers who work with both English and Spanish languages, as well as, scholars, teachers and, in general, any university graduate who wants to specialize in this field.

Career Opportunities

Graduates in University Master's Degree in Professional Translation: English-Spanish are capable of working in:

  • Publishing houses
  • Freelance translation
  • Translation agencies
  • Language services

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Tools for Subtitling
  • Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (English-Spanish)
  • Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (Spanish-English)
  • Work Placement
  • Final Master's Project

                Detailed Programme Facts

                • Programme intensity Full-time
                  • Full-time duration 12 months
                • Credits
                  60 ECTS
                • Languages
                  • Partially taught in English
                  • Partially taught in Spanish
                • Delivery mode

                English Language Requirements

                This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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                Academic Requirements

                Specific requirements for admission to the master's programme

                • An undergraduate degree in any field.
                For students to be admitted to the programme,in addition to the general requirements for a master's programme, they must:

                • C1 certificate in English and Spanish according to the CEFR or native competence in both languages.

                Selection criteria

                • Evaluation of the students' academic record in the university degree that qualifies them for admission to the master's degree: up to 4 points.
                • Level of English/Spanish higher to the minimum required: up to 1 point.
                • Complementary certificated training (courses, seminars and other training activities) related to the Master's Degree Programme: up to 1 point.

                Tuition Fee

                • International Applies to you

                  2913 EUR/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
                • EU/EEA Applies to you

                  2913 EUR/year
                  Tuition Fee
                  Based on the original amount of 2913 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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                  Living costs for Tarragona

                  • 580 - 960 EUR/month
                    Living Costs

                  The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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