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  Translation: Research MA

University College London    Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Education (11) Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Unleash your potential with the Translation: Research MA programme at UCL's Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS). This postgraduate course offers a bespoke opportunity to delve into translation and intercultural studies, honing your research and writing skills under expert supervision. Tailor your learning experience by selecting from a diverse range of translation modules and language options, including Dutch, Chinese, French, and more. The programme culminates in a dissertation project where you can showcase your independent critical thinking. With a focus on practical skills and theoretical knowledge, graduates are well-equipped for careers in translation, publishing, finance, and beyond. The programme's interdisciplinary approach, access to industry experts, and networking opportunities make it a springboard for success. To join this prestigious programme, a first or high upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline is required, along with advanced proficiency in at least one language. Embrace the vibrant multicultural environment of London and kickstart your career in translation and beyond.

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The Research route of the Translation MA in the UCL Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) enables you to focus on a specific interest in translation and intercultural studies under specialist supervision, developing superior research and writing abilities. You can also choose from a range of modules to enhance your language, translation and technology skills.

About this degree

The Translation: Research MA allows you to choose from a range of translation options covering theoretical and technological topics and language modules. The dissertation project provides a bespoke opportunity to develop independent critical and analytical thought in researching and presenting a sustained piece of writing on a topic of your choice.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a first or high upper second-class Bachelor's degree (average 65%) in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Students should only translate out of a language in which they have an advanced level minimum and should only translate into a language in which they have native-level proficiency (language combinations subject to availability).


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £15,100
Part-time: £7,550

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £31,100
Part-time: £15,550

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