Taught course

Translation

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

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Entry requirements

You'll need:

  • 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 talk through you options with an OU advisor.

Months of entry

February, October

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 will experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You will gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audio-visual translation or cloud-based translation tools). Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of translations theories and debates.

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

  • PGDip
    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