Taught course

Translation Studies

Institution
University of Hull · Department of Modern Languages
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree (or international equivalent) in a relevant subject or appropriate experience in the professional environment.

To ensure that we can support a translation language pair you are interested in, please use your Curriculum Vitae, personal statement or both to confirm your native language(s) and the translation language pair you are interested in.

For September 2018 entry, we can support the below languages:

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Arabic
  • Chinese (only English into Chinese)
  • German (only German into English)

For September 2019 entry, we support the above languages and may be able to appoint external language tutors for any other language you may be interested in. If you are interested to translate into a different language than the above, please send us an enquiry to pgstudy@hull.ac.uk.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The sphere and study of translation has witnessed unparalleled growth over the past 20 years. It is through translation that international business, trade, legal affairs, diplomatic missions, human rights interventions and international development and humanitarian aid are delivered. Translation studies has pioneered a number of key ideas and concepts that have proved invaluable to the study of cultural exchange in literature, drama, history, media, law and the social sciences.

This MA is intended to open new avenues of thought, while providing a firm foundation in the discipline of translation studies. With equal emphasis on the practical aspects of the translation process and the underlying theoretical issues, it will be of interest to graduate linguists, whatever your future career route.

Information for international students

If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study or if your first language is not English you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of your English language proficiency level.

This course requires academic IELTS 6.0 overall, with no less than 5.5 in each skill.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,700
International students
£14,500

Departmental scholarships and bursaries may be available. Please visit our website for information on fees and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    This programme is intended to open up new avenues of thought, while providing a firm foundation in the discipline of translation studies. It will be of interest to all graduate linguists whatever their future career route: commercial or technical translation; literary or stage translation; research, teaching or management.

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@hull.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1482 466850