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Chinese - English Translating (2 Years) MSc

Heriot-Watt University

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This course provides students with 2 years of professional training in the skills and techniques used by professional translators and sufficient time to develop language abilities and intercultural understanding. Studying this 2-year masters degree in translation will allow you to immerse yourself in a new culture and lift your language and IT literacy to a high standard, helping you become a professional translator. As part of the most established suite of Interpreting and Translating masters degrees in Scotland, graduates from this 2-Year Chinese – English programme will be recognised by industry has having achieved a high level of expertise and knowledge. It is taught through a variety of traditional and innovative approaches, making use of Heriot-Watt University’s state-of-the-art translation technology, sector-leading intercultural research, links to industry and authentic materials. The extra year of high-quality learning will improve your language ability and introduce key professional skills. Over two years you will bring your language skills up to an advanced level and immerse yourself in two fascinating cultures whilst becoming familiar with the demands and delights of British university life. You will also have an extra year to prepare for professional life as a translator and develop deep-rooted academic and professional expertise. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

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Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

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