The Translation Studies MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of Translation Studies. Topics include: history of translation, psycholinguistics or interpreting and translating, literature, products and processes.
Our research staff work in a diverse range of fields from sociocultural, historical and political studies, to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics.
We can offer supervision for projects involving English plus Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Quechua and Spanish, and Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian.
Our research specialisms are: interpreting; psycholinguistics of interpreting and translating; translating literature; translation and culture; translation and ethics, ideology, and power; translation products, processes and strategies; translator and interpreter training and assessment; reflective/autonomous learning and educational psychology; audiovisual translation studies.
You will normally work on a research project which comprises two to four research assignments and a longer dissertation. Your supervisor will be an expert in your chosen field, and will receive support if necessary from an experienced research supervisor. The course is well suited as preparation for PhD research.
The School of Modern Languages has strong links with interdisciplinary research centres and groups, including: Centre for Caribbean and Latin American Studies; Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences; Research Centre in Film and Digital Media; Gender Research Group; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Postcolonial Research Group
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant subject. To study this course you need to meet our Band 8 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 7.0 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all sub-skills) If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Recipient: Newcastle University
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