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Translation Studies (CMII) MPhil/PhD

UCL (University College London)

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    UCL (University College London)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

Research proposals which engage with theoretical, linguistic and technical aspects of translation and interpreting are welcomed. Examples of current research projects undertaken by PhD students in Translation Studies include the translation of humour in video games, the subtitling of gender stereotypes, translating British and American science fiction, exploring the notion of reflexivity in translation, and translating Arab political speeches.

Careers

With the research training and experience gained during the PhD, students are excellently placed to pursue a career in the fields of academia and professional translating and interpreting. Recent PhD graduates have gone on to pursue postdoctoral study, have obtained lectureships in translation studies at reputable universities in the UK and abroad (Australia, Italy, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan), and have joined companies such as British Telecom, Expedia and Paramount.

Employability The programme provides students with a range of professional and academic skills that will enable them to pursue a professional in translation, higher education, government agencies, non-governmental organisations, international bodies, and other institutions around the world. Translation PhD students will acquire extensive transferable skills, including the ability to analyse and process vast amounts of data, to teach courses in their field of expertise, to present research to small and large audiences, to network with diverse groups. This ample and highly adaptable skill base gives students an unparalleled edge and employment opportunities.

Application deadline

30/07/2021

Tuition fees

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£ 22,230per year

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

University information

UCL (University College London)

  • University League Table

    8th

  • Campus address

    UCL (University College London), Gower Street, London, Camden, WC1E 6BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 33 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    167 80%

    6th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    4th

    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    14th

    1

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