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MSc PG Dip Translating

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    MSc: 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time; PGDip 9 months full-time, 21 months part-time

Course Description

Our new MSc Translating programme, formerly MSc Translation and Computer-Assisted Translation Tools, is designed for those who want to work as professional translators or in the field of translating.

The programme has its main focus on translation and translation technologies, but with fewer mandatory courses and a much broader range of optional courses in professionally relevant subjects you can tailor your programme to your interests and professional needs.

Entry Requirements

Strand A

1. Native / near-native command of English plus native / near-native command of French, German, or Spanish

2. Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Strand B

1. Native / near-native command of English plus an excellent command of two from French, German, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese.

2. Good degree or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Entrance Tests

Suitable applicants will be invited for interview and to undertake a short test.

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Fees

https://www.hw.ac.uk/study/fees-funding.htm

Module Details

Semester 1 (Sept – Dec)

Translation Practice 1

Translation Technlogies 

Two from a range of options courses including: 

  • Business Communication
  • International Politics
  • Intercultural Communication in the Workplace
  • Cross-cultural Perspectives on Society
  • Liaison and Public Service Interpreting
  • Global Heritage
  • Beginner language courses in French, German, Spanish, Arabic, British Sign Language, Gaelic

Semester 2 (Jan – April)

Translation Practice 2

Translation and Interpreting Studies

Two from a range of options courses including: 

  • Subtitling
  • Localisation & Technical Writing
  • Intercultural Perspectives on Sustainable Development
  • Project Management
  • Liaison Interpreting for Business
  • Beginner language courses in French, German, Spanish, Arabic, British Sign Language, Gaelic

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