Taught course

Translation

Institution
Lancaster University · European Languages and Cultures
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Usually a good first degree in languages (upper second class or above) and a viable research proposal.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The Lancaster University MA in Translation is a qualification that will facilitate your entry into the translating profession. It is also suitable for practising translators who do not have, but wish to gain, formal qualifications.

We combine language-specific practice in either one or two languages in addition to English. Students may specialise in translation between German-English; English-German; French-English; English-French; Spanish-English; English-Spanish; Chinese-English; English-Chinese.

The MA enables you to build effective translation strategies, understand theories and methodologies of translation, and develop advanced research skills specific to Modern Languages.

Modules

· Translation Project

· Research Skills for Modern Linguists

· Academic and Practical Methods in Translation

· Translating in a Professional Context

· Introduction to Liaison Interpreting

· Independent Study Unit

· Bilingualism

· Sociolinguistics

· Introduction to Discourse Studies

· Stylistics

Fees and funding

UK students
£7250 per year
International students
£15,500 per year

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/pgfunding

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Coordinator
Email
eurolang@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592661
Fax
+44(0)1524 593942