Taught course

Professional Translation (Extended)

Institution
Swansea University · College of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A first degree, normally in Translation, a Language or a related subject, normally an upper second or above (or equivalent). As an alternative, we can accept a minimum of two years of relevant professional experience. Overseas students must be able to demonstrate English language competence at IELTS 6.5. level (or equivalent).

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Professional Translation is an integrated programme designed to turn entrants with proven excellence in foreign languages into successful and marketable professional linguists.

Modules typically include:

• Foundations of Translation and Interpreting
• CAT Tools
• Advanced Translation (pair 1)
• Advanced Translation (pair 2)
• History and Theory of Translation
• Interpreting, Translation Technologies
• Subtitling/dubbing/audio description
• Terminology
• Simulated Translation Company
• Digital publishing
• Study a new language (French, German, Italian, Mandarin or Spanish), or post A-Level language (French, German, or Spanish)

Unique Part 2 alternative: METS year abroad. Students take 50 credits (25 ECTS) at two partner translation schools, with a 20 credit (10 ECTS) report for Swansea, leading to a double award.

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

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
College of Arts and Humanities
Email
pgahadmissions@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 606752