MA Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English)


University of Essex    Department of Language and Linguistics

Full time October MA 1 Year Full Time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Embark on a transformative journey with our MA Advanced Interpreting with Specialised Translation (Chinese-English) programme. Designed to equip you with the skills and strategies needed to excel as a professional translator and interpreter in the business industry, this programme offers a comprehensive blend of language development, hands-on training, and knowledge of the commercial world. Immerse yourself in all types of interpreting, from consecutive to simultaneous, and gain expertise in specialised translation and cutting-edge translation technologies. With our state-of-the-art interpreting lab and expert staff, you'll receive top-notch guidance and support. Join us and become part of our thriving community of language professionals.

About the course

Are you interested in mastering the technologies and professional strategies required to become a fully-fledged Chinese-English translator and interpreter for the business industry? Our MA introduces you to techniques and technologies that significantly develop your language skills so you can deliver professional translation and interpretation.

Our hands-on training familiarises you with the latest technologies used by professionals in their everyday work. You will practice all types of interpreting (consecutive, simultaneous and whisper) required in all business settings, and gain knowledge of the commercial world as well as communication and negotiation skills. You also learn business operations, essential for a freelance professional translator.

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Entry Requirements

We will consider applicants with a 2:2 or above (or international equivalent) in a subject which has a major component of English.

If Mandarin Chinese is not your first language, you will need to hold HSK level 6 to be considered for this course.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview (by skype) and successfully pass Translation and Interpreting aptitude tests.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept.



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