Full time & Part time September MA 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time
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Are you passionate about languages and interested in bridging cultural gaps? Look no further than our Translation Studies MA programme. In today's diverse world, effective communication across languages and cultures is crucial. With this programme, you'll gain the skills to become a professional translator and work globally. Taught by experienced and multilingual faculty, you'll explore cutting-edge theories and use technology in translation. The programme offers a range of optional modules, allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. Upon graduation, you'll be equipped for various career paths, including translation agencies, international business, freelance translation, and even teaching or working for international organizations. Join us and build bridges through language and culture.

About the course

Today’s multicultural and multilingual world needs clear communication between languages and cultures. In business, education, politics and entertainment, translation allows us to reach – and connect with – a wide range of audiences.

If you’re looking to apply your language skills and prepare for a profession that can take you around the world, this MA is ideal for you.

At Sussex, we have a long tradition of teaching languages. You’ll be taught by experienced, multicultural and multilingual faculty, many of whom are practising translators.

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Entry Requirements

You should have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.

Applicants will be using two languages: English and one from: Arabic, British Sign Language, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese.

You must therefore demonstrate high-level ability in English and one other language from those listed.

If English is your first language, you need degree-level studies in your chosen language from the list above.

If your first language is one of those listed, your degree can be in any subject, but you will need to demonstrate that you meet our Advanced level English language requirement.


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