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  Professional Translation for European Languages - MA

Newcastle University    School of Modern Languages

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you passionate about languages and interested in a career in professional translation? Look no further than our Professional Translation for European Languages MA programme. This practical and academically rigorous course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to become a successful translation professional. You can specialize in translating between English and up to three European languages, including French, German, Italian, or Spanish. We also offer optional modules in Chinese to English translation. With access to cutting-edge industry insights and experienced professionals, you'll gain expertise in various genres such as business, legal, technical, marketing, and literary translation. Entry requirements vary, but we consider applicants with different academic backgrounds and professional experience. Join us and take advantage of our unique facilities, including our Language Resource Centre and industry-standard CAT tools. Kickstart your translation career with us today!

About the course

This Professional Translation Master's will enable you to gain practical skills and critical academic knowledge in the fields of translation and localisation. 

You will translate into your native language. You can specialise in translation between English and up to three European languages. You can translate: 

  • from French, German, Italian, or Spanish into English 
  • or from English into French, German, Italian, or Spanish. 

Chinese into English translation is also available as an optional module. 

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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent.

Native-level writers of English must have French, German, Italian or Spanish language as a major component. Native-level writers of French, German, Italian or Spanish must have English language as a major component.

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have:

- a 2:2 honours degree
- a degree in a non-languages subject
- and/or professional translating experience

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