Taught course

Translation

Institution
Open University · Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

  • A UK honours degree (preferably a 2:1 or above) or other recognised equivalent qualification*
  • Proficiency in your first language at Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level C2
  • Proficiency in your second language at CEFR level C1

*If you don’t have an honours degree, you can discuss your options with an OU advisor.

Months of entry

February

Course content

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You'll experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You'll gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audiovisual translation or cloud-based translation tools). You'll underpin your work with an understanding of translations theories and debates. You can study French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese – in combination with English.

Information for international students

This qualification can be studied from anywhere in the world.

Fees and funding

For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
The Open University
Email
general-enquiries@open.ac.uk
Phone
0300 303 5303