Taught course

Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching

Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English Language or Chinese language related studies, normally a lower second class or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.0.

Translation and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Translation and TCAL (Teaching Chinese as an Additional Language).

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching is specifically designed for Chinese students and aims to equip them with languages-specific knowledge and skills in both translation studies and applied linguistics. In particular, it attempts to situate the broad area of translation studies in the specifically targeted context, translating between English and Chinese. The MA also addresses the issue of non-native speakers as English teachers. The programme covers applied language studies, translating and teaching English or Chinese as a second language and is attractive not only to prospective students but to Mandarin teachers to develop appropriate knowledge and skills in applied linguistics theory and practice. The programme has two unique pathways, Translation and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and Translation and TCAL (Teaching Chinese as an Additional Language).

Modules typically include:

• Chinese Language Studies

• Advanced Translation (English to Chinese)

• Communicative Language Teaching

• Language Testing and Assessment

• Chinese-English Translation Theory and Practice

  • Young Language Learners

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Collge of Arts and Humanities
+44 (0)1792 606752