Description

Prepare yourself for a career in 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.

With a growing demand for highly trained speakers of English in the UK and abroad, this specialist master’s will equip you to set up your own freelance business or work in-house for an international organisation or language service provider.

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 1
  • Plus a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 optional units

Semester 2

  • Editing and revision
  • Russian to English translation 2
  • 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

Learn more via the fees and funding page: https://www.bath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate-2020/taught-postgraduate-courses/ma-translation-and-professional-language-skills-full-time-russian/#fees-funding

Entry Requirements

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

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