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Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies, Bidirectional MAUniversity of Leeds

Department of Centre For Translation Studies

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Conference Interpreting and Translation Studies, Bidirectional MA: The course provides professional training in bidirectional interpreting and translation; students are trained in the relevant skills and acquire familiarity with a wide range of issues in key fields including international affairs, politics, international business and science and technology; it also offers an introduction to translation theory and research methods; students on the MA programme work both ways between their mother tongue and their other active working language.


Core modules: Methods and approaches in translation studies; specialised translation; interpreting skills (1 language); consecutive and bilateral interpreting (1 language); simultaneous interpreting (1 language); summer project either extended translations or dissertation; optional modules include; computers and the translator; introduction to screen translation; corpus linguistics for translators; principles and applications of machine translation.

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Sep 2015

1 years

Full time No application date provided Leeds,
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A good undergraduate degree (2.1 Honours or above, or the equivalent) and an excellent command of one or more foreign languages; exceptionally, candidates with equivalent qualifications or experience will be considered; all candidates must pass an entry test in translation; applicants will also need to attend an interview to assess their suitability for interpreting training; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS score of at least 7.0 (with not less than 7.5 in speaking and listening and 6.5 in reading and writing).


Postgraduate Qualification (MA)

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University of Leeds

Subject areas

Meetings / Conferences / Events, Conference Interpreting, Translation


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