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Translation and Cultures MA

University of Warwick

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Warwick

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Translation and Cultures MA aims to provide students with a rigorous academic grounding in the theoretical and practical study of translation. Warwick will equip students with theoretical & practical skills to enhance their effectiveness as translators and other areas of transcultural mediation.

Course Overview

Are you interested in becoming an adept communicator between different nations or cultures? This exciting, innovative new course draws on cutting-edge academic research by a new team of experts in translation, transnational and transcultural studies. You’ll develop a rigorous theoretical understanding of translation, informed by the latest research in transnational and transcultural studies, with the opportunity to produce your own translations and/or analyse and compare existing translations. The interdisciplinary programme examines translation between English and one of Chinese, French, German, Italian and Spanish in a cultural context. You’ll cover translation theory and practice, as well as transnational and transcultural approaches and multilingualism. You’ll also develop excellent communication and critical skills. After graduating, you’ll be well qualified to seek out work within linguistic and intercultural mediation, or to apply for further study or applied research, including on Warwick’s own new PhD programme in Translation.

Teaching

This is a taught MA with a significant research component in the form of a compulsory Dissertation, which you will be supported in writing by a Dissertation Supervisor who is an expert in the field. The core translation portfolio includes extensive provision for one-to-one tutoring alongside scheduled teaching in a mixed workshop/seminar format.

Assessment

Modules are assessed by written assignments, consisting of essays, translations and/or analytical commentaries on translations, as well as by porfolio in the case of some core and option modules.

Careers

Graduates from these courses have pursued roles such as: authors, writers and translators; legal professionals and marketing associate professionals.

Our department has a dedicated professionally qualified Senior Careers Consultant offering impartial advice and guidance together with workshops and events throughout the year. Previous examples of workshops and events include:

  • Careers in the Public Sector
  • Warwick careers fairs throughout the year
  • Completing effective CVs and Application Forms for students from the School of Modern Languages
  • Languages Alumni Evening

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 21,280per year

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

University information

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University of Warwick

  • University League Table

    11th

  • Campus address

    University of Warwick, Coventry, Coventry, CV4 7AL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 29

    13th out of 102 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    141 69%

    13th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    3rd

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    140 70%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.09 82%

    31st

    60

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