Translation Studies (Distance Learning) MA

Online University of Portsmouth    School of Education, Languages and Linguistics

Full time & Part time September, January MA 1 year full-time distance learning, 3 years part-time distance learning
Languages, Literature & Culture (21)

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Are you passionate about languages and interested in a career in translation? Our Translation Studies (Distance Learning) MA programme offers a flexible and industry-ready approach to furthering your knowledge and skills in this field. Whether you're a university graduate or a practicing translator, this programme allows you to advance your practical language, translation, and technology skills while gaining a deeper understanding of professional practices. With options for full-time, part-time, campus-based, or distance learning, you can tailor your studies to fit your existing commitments. Choose from a range of language specializations and benefit from collaborations with industry professionals and major translation stakeholders. Upon graduation, you'll be equipped to work as a translator or pursue further studies. Entry requirements include a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. Proficiency in English and advanced knowledge of at least one other language are also required. Join us on this exciting journey towards a successful career in translation!

About the course


Whether you're a university graduate or a practising translator, you can further your knowledge and career with our flexible and industry ready MA Translation Studies degree course. 

Advance your practical language, translation and technology skills whilst developing your understanding of professional practices, and networking with industry experts. 

You'll benefit from the rich research experience and industry collaborations of teaching staff, who'll provide you with the most up to date theoretical knowledge and working practices, to best prepare you for your career in translation.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications. Applicants whose main language is English require advanced knowledge of at least one other language (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian or Spanish). Applicants may be subject to assessment if their language competency is not evidenced by their qualifications/application.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.

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