Literary Translation

Trinity College Dublin


Course Name Literary Translation
Course Provider Trinity College Dublin
Course Code DPTLL-LTRA-1F09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters M. Phil.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Next Intake September 2019

Application and next steps

Applications are open from November until June and you may apply at any point. However, the course's applications committee operates on the basis of three application blocks. All the applica...

Application Date Closing Date 30 June 2019
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Duration 1 year full-time
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Financial Support Funding
For a comprehensive list of the funding opportunities available at Trinity, please visit the Postgraduate Scholarships Website.
Entry Requirements •A minimum 2.1 honours class degree from an Irish university or its international equivalent.
•A demonstrable working knowledge of two or more languages
•For candidates who are not native English speakers and have not completed a degree through the medium of English, a minimum IELTS score of at least 6.5 in each category or its equivalent.
Number of Places 20
Portfolio All students craft their own portfolio of 8-10 literary texts of their choice, together with short commentaries on the strategies used.
Course Content

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The MPhil in Literary Translation is a unique opportunity to develop a wide range of practical skills related to translation, while also building a strong understanding of the theory and history of translation thought and a keen c...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Core Modules
•Theory and History of Translation
•Linguistic and Textual Analysis
•Aspects of the Profession
•Interlingual Technologies
•Research Training Seminar

Optional Modules
•Discovering the Other: East-West Encounters in Tr...

Careers or Further Progression Careers and Employability
There is a strong and growing demand for highly-trained translators with the creativity and linguistic prowess to create aesthetically appealing work. Such translators are already sought out not only in the field of literature, but also in the private and public sector, in international organisations, media, and education. We have close ties with many such organisations, and give our students regular opportunities to interact with them.
Further Enquiries Course Director Dr. James Hadley 
Telephone Number +353-1-896 3225 
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