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MA Professional Translation Studies

Aberystwyth University

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Aberystwyth University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MA Professional Studies course, funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, is a national postgraduate scheme led and taught primarily by Aberystwyth University. It also includes a collaborative element with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, which provides and teaches the optional interpretation modules.

Course Details

This scheme of study is suitable for anyone wishing to develop a career in professional translation or anyone interested in pursuing a path to doctoral research (PhD). The scheme combines specialist taught modules with work placement opportunities alongside professional translators in the Welsh translation sector. Students will have the opportunity to study theory and translation techniques, technology and translation resources, as well as the role of the translator in the workplace.

Possible areas include general, legislative and specialist translation, technological translation, international and creative translation, and simultaneous translation (University of Wales Trinity Saint David), and a research project.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,200per year

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University information

Aberystwyth University

  • University League Table

    58th

  • Campus address

    Aberystwyth University, Penglais, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, SY23 3FL, Wales

Welcoming international students since 1872. Over 100 different nationalities are represented on campus, creating a truly multicultural learning environment.
Highly-rated teaching (TEF Gold) and a high rate of graduate employability.
Generous scholarships and bursaries for international students.

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