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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Roehampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-20

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Summary

The MA in Audiovisual Translation is an internationally leading course in its field, recognised by the European Commission as a European Masters in Translation.

This international leading programme addresses the growing demand for translators with skills in translating audiovisual texts. It covers a range of areas, including subtitling, accessibility (subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, audio description and live subtitling), multimedia localisation, dubbing and voice-over for films. The programme is open to multilingual students wishing to work between different languages but also welcomes students working monolingually in English.

This programme places significant emphasis on accessibility in the media and offers a grounding in translation theory and research methods. Through your work with dedicated software and high-tech industry-standard equipment, you will equip yourself with the skills necessary to enter the professional market and the knowledge to pursue further research in this field.

You will be taught by staff who are experts in thei field of translation and whose work has influenced national and international organisations. They will bring their professional experience into the classroom, meaning that you will always be benefiting from the most up-to-date research and practice. Students can also exit with PGCert and PGDip awards.

Career options

Students go on to careers in a broad range of media companies and broadcasters, subtitling companies, translation and localisation providers, and production houses with in-house translation teams.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,978per year

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University information

University of Roehampton

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    University of Roehampton, Erasmus House, Roehampton Lane, Wandsworth, SW15 5PU, England

Roehampton has an international community made up of students from over 140 countries.
The university offers a range of generous scholarships aimed at international students, worth up to £4,000 a year.
Pre-sessional English courses are offered to help international students develop their academic English skills before starting their course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    96 47%

    29th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    13th

    9

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