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Translation Studies by Practice PhD

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

About This Course

The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil by Practice in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). This programme requires completion of an extended translation from or into one of the language specialisms of SML, accompanied by a critical/theoretical commentary. The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Research Areas

Our academic staff in Translation Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on the following language specialisms: Welsh, Italian, German, Spanish, Galician, French, Catalan and Chinese (Mandarin). Areas of Translation Studies where we have specific expertise include:

Welsh Translation Studies
Translation and Chinese Studies
Translation and ideology
Translation pedagogy
Corpus-aided discourse analysis
Critical theory in translation
Gender studies and translation
Translation and creative writing

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

Application deadline

11 June 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 29 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    108 52%

    23rd

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    10th

    8

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