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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About This Course

This course offers an introduction to the academic discipline of Translation Studies, broadening the students’ understanding of diverse approaches to translation theory and practice. The course also helps students acquire competence in translation practice, apply analytical thinking and come into contact with elements of the translation profession, such as terminology, CAT tools and working as a freelance translator.

Assessment

Coursework includes short exercises on Research Methods, critical essays and reflective translation exercises. Your Research Project will be a 20,000-word dissertation, either on a critical aspect of Translation Studies or on a practice-led translation project accompanied by an analytical commentary.

Careers

You will be prepared for a range of careers as translators within public organisations, such as the European Commission, as well as in private commercial companies and translation agencies. You may also consider careers in other areas that require advanced language and communication skills such as marketing, public relations, technical writing or language teaching. If you wish to further your study subsequently, there is an opportunity to continue in Bangor with either a practice-led or a research-based doctorate in Translation Studies.

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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