As China raises its international proﬁle in the spheres of economics, politics and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpreters as one of the country’s educational priorities.
This degree will train you to professional levels of competence in interpreting and translation. It is suitable for students who already possess high-level English and Mandarin language skills. You will be introduced to interpreting and translation theory, new technologies for translating and interpreting, key concepts of economics and business, technology and ICT, and media and culture. You will have the opportunity to continue a second foreign language from intermediate level.
Teaching will be enhanced with input from professional interpreters and translators. By the time you graduate, you will be capable of interpreting across a wide range of subjects involving dialogues at specialist consultations. You will be able to interpret presentations by the consecutive mode and, subject to performance in the ﬁrst semester, will be introduced to simultaneous interpreting.
Translation and Interpreting Theory Advanced English or Chinese Discourse Skills Professional Translation 1 Professional Interpreting 1 Research Methodologies for Interpreting and Translation Professional Translation 2 Professional Interpreting 2 Translation and Interpreting Dissertation / project
Optional Modules Group 1 Students must take 30 credits (10 credits in Autumn semester and 20 credit in Spring semester) from the options below
Second Foreign Language (Intermediate Level) 1 (French/German/Spanish/Japanese)* Translating and Interpreting in International Management, Finance, and Economics Translating and Interpreting in International Politics and Law Second Foreign Language (Intermediate Level) 2 (French/German/Spanish/Japanese)* Translating and Interpreting in Engineering, Science and Technology Translating and Interpreting in Communications, Culture and Media IT for Translators
Optional Modules Group 2 Students must take 20 credits from this group
Ningbo Govt.International Student Scholarships for Acacemic Excellence
There are approximately 15 scholarships of 30,000 CNY (approx 3,000 GBP) available for masters applicants.Students who would like to apply for this scholarship will need to prepare their documents and submit to the Recruitment & Admissions Office by 31st May 2015
Value of Scholarship(s)
GBP 3,000 (approximate based on exchange rate)
Candidates must have a 2:1 or higher (or equivalent) and meet English Language requirements.
Students must complete a separate application and provide a separate personal statement in addition to applying for a Master's programme at The University of Nottingham Ningbo China.