Research course


Queen's University Belfast · School of Modern Languages

Entry requirements

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PhD, MPhil

Months of entry


Course content

Research Strategies

Translation is part of the Modern Languages research cluster, which provides a vibrant environment for both disciplinary and interdisciplinary scholarship.

Recognised as a centre of excellence for research into the languages, literatures, histories, linguistics, visual cultures, and cultural identities of Europe and beyond, the cluster is founded on a dynamic and forward-looking research ethos.

Translation is a field of research that is expanding dynamically. We welcome innovative research proposals in a variety of areas linked to:

  • Audio-visual translation

  • Translation and cultural encounter

  • Translation and linguistics

  • Translation and literature

  • Translation and performance

  • Translation and sacred texts

  • Translation and the global/local

  • Translation ethics

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
72 months
full time
36 months


full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Professor David Johnston