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PhD Translation Studies (Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Translation and Interpreting is becoming an increasingly important area of expertise as global communication expands, and there is a need for highly skilled experts in many areas including the further development of translation software, automated translation, software and videogame localization, intercultural product development, communication consultancy, policy making, intercultural studies, comparative cultural studies/history, public service interpreting, among others.

Completing a PhD in Translation Studies (Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling) will put you in a position to contribute substantially to the development of the field. For example, your PhD project might assess some aspect of Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling and come up with recommendations that might lead to an improvement of teaching strategy, of working strategy, or of the underpinning technology.

Your future

Given the breadth of our provision within the Department of Language and Linguistics, career prospects for our graduates vary depending on the study undertaken. Often the career destination of our PhD students is university lecturing or research. Given the interdisciplinary nature of the areas of linguistics we cover, this could be in departments of English, linguistics, education, sociology or cognitive science.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 16,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 29 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    111 54%

    22nd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    23rd

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