Irish Language Translation Interpreting & Professional Language Skills

Ulster University - Magee


Course Name Irish Language Translation Interpreting & Professional Language Skills
Course Provider Ulster University - Magee
Course Code 101979 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Derry City
Qualification Letters MA/PGDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: September 2023.
Application Date Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).
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Entry Requirements

Expand+To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

Applicants must hold a degree with ...

Comment Professional Recognition
Online assessment and examinations in the course are based on criteria as outlined by professional bodies and official governmental guidelines, notably the Chartered Institute of Linguists and An Caighdeán Oifigiúil, and are recognised qualifications by the Department of Communities Translation Hub.
Course Summary

Expand+We offer a comprehensive range of programmes in Irish in both part-time and full-time mode at a number of centres which serve a diverse body of students. Irish language provision and practice amongst staff and students reflects the University’s str...

Course Content

Expand+Due to the increased demand in the EU for Irish translators, and the end of the derogation on Irish at EU Level, the translation services of institutions will have to be expanded in order to cope with the increasing workload.

Aimed at answeri...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year one
Cruinneas Gramadaí agus Stílíocht san Aistriúchán 1
This module will introduce students to the advanced study of grammar, syntax and phonology in Irish translation. Students will also study of the discourse of contemporary Irish trans...

Careers or Further Progression

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It is estimated that 700 new jobs will be created within the EU in Irish translation/interpretation over the next 5-6 years. This exciting new MA programme is in response to the need for translators, editors and lexicographers to work...

Further Enquiries Contacts
Support with admissions and entry requirements UK, ROI & EU

Support with admissions and entry requirements International (excluding EU)

Support with course information
Dr Niall Comer
+44 (0)28 7167 5270
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