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Translation, Media and Modern Language (with a year abroad) BA (Hons)

University of East Anglia UEA

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**About This Course**Break down barriers of language and culture with a combination of advanced language studies and training in translation and media. This distinctive and flexible course reflects the global need for skilled language and media professionals. You’ll study your chosen language to degree level, as well as choosing from a range of specialist modules in culture, society, translation and media. You’ll explore the theory and technique of translating, and questions of style and register in a range of specialised areas, media and genres. You’ll also explore questions of policy, ethics and power in the translation industry and have the chance to gain exposure to how professional translators work through a translation work experience module. During your year abroad you’ll deepen your experience of the language and culture by studying at a local university, taking up a teaching assistantship or going on a suitable work placement. Students of Japanese will study at a partner university in Japan. You’ll discover new perspectives by exploring media, intercultural communication, translation and other applied language study which will help you be effective in the communication networks of today’s globalised world. **Overview**This course combines degree level learning of French, Spanish or Japanese language with the study of translation issues and media in today’s fast-changing world. In translation competence modules you’ll cover the theory and technique of translating, and questions of style and register in a range of specialised areas. In the translation issues modules, which deal with issues associated with globalisation, you’ll be looking at various translation types. These include the transposition of text between languages, media and genres. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience professional translation first hand on an optional work placement module. **Disclaimer**Course details are subject to change. You should always confirm the details on the provider's website: www.uea.ac.uk

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,900per year

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

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University of East Anglia UEA

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    University of East Anglia UEA, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ, England

UEA is a highly-respected university. Its beautiful campus is surrounded by English countryside and provides a safe and friendly place to live and study.
Join a welcoming and diverse community of international students. Students get all the support they need, before and after they apply.
Located in beautiful parkland, UEA is also just a short bus ride away from the centre of Norwich, a buzzing yet historic city.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 97 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    136 67%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 80%


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