Applied Translation Studies - MA

University of Leeds    School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Communication & Media Studies (7) Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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The Applied Translation Studies MA programme at our university offers a comprehensive and practical approach to translation. With a strong emphasis on computer-assisted translation and project management, you'll gain valuable experience using industry-standard tools. You'll have the opportunity to specialize in translation between English and up to three languages, including Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Optional modules cover various topics such as audiovisual translation, machine translation, literary translation, legal translation, and genre analysis. Our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Martin Thomas Translation Labs, support your studies. With excellent career prospects, this programme equips you with the skills needed in the language services industry.

About the course

This course places considerable emphasis on computer-assisted translation and project management, giving you valuable experience of the localisation, project and terminology management tools that are used in professional practice. You'll also work with students specialising in a wide range of languages to carry out multilingual translation

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons). We welcome applicants from a diverse range of subject disciplines. Other relevant qualifications or experience may also be considered, such as professional/work/voluntary experience. Applicants will undertake translation tests in their chosen language/s.


UK: £12,000 (Total)
International: £25,250 (Total)

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