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Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time
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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA in Translation Studies at Bangor University. This programme delves deep into the multidimensional realm of translation theory and practice, equipping students with a comprehensive understanding of diverse approaches. Through a blend of theoretical modules and practical translation exercises, students hone their analytical skills and delve into the intricacies of the translation profession, including CAT tools and freelance opportunities. With a strong emphasis on research methods and language specialisms, students have the flexibility to explore areas such as Welsh, Spanish, Chinese, and more. The dissertation project offers a platform for in-depth exploration, whether through theoretical research or practical translation projects. Graduates emerge prepared for diverse career paths in translation, from public organisations to commercial enterprises. Entry requirements include a 2.ii undergraduate degree in a relevant subject and proficiency in at least two modern languages. Join us at Bangor University to elevate your translation expertise and unlock a world of opportunities.

About the course

This course offers an introduction to the academic discipline of Translation Studies, broadening the students’ understanding of diverse approaches to translation theory and practice. The course also helps students acquire competence in translation practice, apply analytical thinking and come into contact with elements of the translation profession, such as terminology, CAT tools and working as a freelance translator.

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Entry Requirements

A 2.ii undergraduate degree or equivalent in a relevant subject (e.g. Modern Languages, Translation). Candidates are expected to have degree-level competence in at least two modern languages (e.g. Welsh, Spanish, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, Galician, German, and Italian).

Applicants with equivalent qualifications or experience will also be judged on individual merit; work experience and other factors are also considered. Please contact us for more information.

For students whose first language is not English an IELTS score of at least 6.0 (with no element below 5.5) is required.

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Scholarships, Studentships and Bursaries are funded by both the University and individual academic schools. In addition the International Education Centre also supports international students through a range of awards for international students. Full time students only.

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Eligibility will be dependent on the individual scholarship.

As you would expect from a university that places great emphasis on student support, Bangor is keen to offer extra help to students. There are a range of bursaries and scholarships available for postgraduate students.

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Applications are made online and through country managers. Please see individual scholarship information to see how to apply for each scholarship.

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