Description

Prepare yourself for a career in sought-after specialist language work including translation, editing and précis-writing.

If you’re interested in working as a professional linguist, working with the written word to provide translations and specialised language services, this course is an excellent option.

Study Details:

MA 1 year full-time

Module Details:

Compulsory course units

These compulsory units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.
 
Semester 1
  • Editing and revision
  • Russian to English translation I
  • Plus a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 optional units
Semester 2
  • Editing and revision
  • Russian to English translation II
  • Plus a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 optional units
Summer
  • Dissertation/Project
Optional course units
 
These optional units are currently being studied by our students, or are proposed new units.
 
Semester 1
  • Proofreading
  • Translation management
  • Public speaking
Semester 2
  • Précis writing for the United Nations
  • Enterprise skills for linguists
  • Russian/English public service and commercial interpreting
  • Using technology in the T & I industry

Student Destinations

We have a worldwide reputation for training professional translators, editors and précis-writers. This course draws on that expertise and extends into new and specialised areas of language work where there’s a great demand for highly trained linguists with English as their first or ‘A’ language.

Fees

2019/20 fees Home/EU £9,500 Overseas £18,500

Entry Requirements

You should have a bachelor’s honours degree or international equivalent, typically a 2:1 or above.

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