Taught course

Translation Technology

Dublin City University · Faculty Of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Applications are invited from graduates, normally with at least a Second Class Honours degree, in an undergraduate discipline such as: language, linguistics, computational linguistics. Applicants should have knowledge of a second language (no restrictions apply).

In addition, applicants should preferably have spent a total of at least 12 months per language in a country or countries where the language(s) they wish to study are spoken.

Consideration will be given to graduates from other disciplines who have appropriate linguistic competency.

Applicants may be called to interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc in Translation Technology at DCU is a member of the prestigious European Masters in Translation (EMT) Network established by the Directorate-General for Translation at he European Commission. DCU is the only university in Ireland to be awarded this quality label.

The MSc in Translation Technology provides advanced technical training, an essential element in the world of translation in the twenty-first century. It welcomes students with languages other than those covered b the MA in Translation Studies, with English as a common language.

This postgraduate programme is supported by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) under their Graduate Skills Conversion Programme, resulting in a reduced fee for European Union citizens.

In addition to expertise in their areas of specialization, many of the lecturers who teach on the programme, have extensive connections with the translation profession and the translation industry.

Information for international students

Non-native speakers of English should will be required to submit evidence of advanced English language skills e.g. IELTS 7 points, Cambridge Proficiency Pass or TOEFL 600 points (paper based test) or 250 points (computer based).

Fees and funding

International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Mary Phelan
+353 (01) 7005788