Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies - MA


University of Leeds    School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

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

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Are you passionate about languages and interested in a career in the language services industry? The MA programme in Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies at the University of Leeds is the perfect choice for you. This challenging course will help you develop high-level interpreting and translation skills using state-of-the-art technology. You'll learn essential skills in interpreting, analysis, active listening, and note-taking, while also deepening your understanding of translation theory and practice. With a diverse range of optional modules to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your interests. Entry requirements include a 2:1 bachelor's degree and excellent command of English and one or more foreign languages. Join us and prepare for an exciting career in the language services industry!

About the course

Develop high-level interpreting and translation skills on this challenging course, where you’ll use state-of-the-art technology to gain the knowledge base and practical skills to succeed in the language services industry.

You’ll gain essential skills in interpreting, analysis, active listening and note-taking, then build on this foundation by practising specialised consecutive and simultaneous interpreting in our conference interpreting facilities. At the same time, you’ll deepen your understanding of translation theory and practice. You can also choose from optional modules informed by the leading research of our staff such as genre analysis, corpus linguistics, computer-assisted translation and machine 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. Applicants are required to have an excellent command of English and one or more foreign languages. Applicants will be interviewed and undertake translation tests in their chosen languages.


Fees

UK: £13,000 (Total)
International: £25,750 (Total)

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