Languages Cultures & Linguistics - Localisation

University College Dublin


Course Name Languages Cultures & Linguistics - Localisation
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code Z363
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: 2022/2023 September.
Application Date The following entry routes are available:

Grad Dip Localisation FT (Z363) Full Time
Deadline Rolling*

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised
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Duration 9 months
Mode of delivery: Blended
Course Fee GradDip Localisation (Z363) Full Time
EU fee per year - € 6350
nonEU fee per year - € 13670

***Fees are subject to change
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Entry Requirements
-undergraduate degree (NFQ Level 8 or equivalent) or equivalent professional qualification
-official transcripts or your degree parchment that demonstrate that you have a minimum of an honours degree, in any discipline (NFQ leve...

Comment Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No
Course Content

Expand+This full-time programme develops your skill set for employment in the fast developing localisation sector in Ireland and globally. It fosters an understanding of how intercultural, linguistic, sociocultural and technical knowledge and linguistic inv...

Subjects Taught Modules:

Intercultural Communication
Corpus Linguistics
Digital Storytelling
Project Management for Localisation
Internship in Localisation
Assessment Method As the programme involves continuous assessment, class attendance is mandatory. Students will also be doing work using UCD's virtual learning platform. There will be approximately 6-10 hours a week of class time plus an average of 20/25 hours of student effort outside class, including self-directed learning, reflective learning and group or individual work. Students will need internet access, a laptop, desktop or tablet for this course (Windows). Mobile phones will not suffice.
Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Careers & Employability
The aim of the course is to prepare students for a career in the growing and multifaceted localization industry in Ireland and abroad.

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in localization go on to work for a wide range of smaller and larger companies in the IT, gaming and marketing sector both as self-employed and/or employees in various roles (Localisor, Project Manager, etc.).
Further Enquiries Contact Name: Melanie Pape
Contact Number: +353 (0) 1 716 8302
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