Language Skills - Advanced - French - German - Italian - Spanish

University of Galway


Course Name Language Skills - Advanced - French - German - Italian - Spanish
Course Provider University of Galway
Course Code 1MLS1
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Qualification Letters MA
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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Tax Relief
Full- and part-time students may be entitled to tax relief on tuition fees. Applications for tax relief on course fees paid must be made using an application form available from the Revenue Commissioners. See The maximum amount of tax relief on tuition fees is €7,000 per annum.
Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Second Class Honours NQAI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honours Grade 2 or equivalent in the language to be studied.
Number of Places 30
1. The programme offers intensive training in the use of Trados translation software.

2. Optional modules provide the opportunity to concentrate on areas of particular interest.

3. You can specialise in French, German, Italian or Spanish.
Course Summary This master’s programme provides advanced linguistic and technical training to prepare you for work as a linguist. There is a growing demand for such specialised services. You will develop your language skills to a high level and gain experience in the area of translation technology. You will acquire a high level of communication skills in your chosen language speciality of French, German, Italian or Spanish.
Course Content
Subjects Taught Course content includes:
• Translation Methodology and Text;
• Audiovisual Translation;
• Advanced Language Studies
• Translation Studies;
• Dissertation.

This is an MA in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; it can be tailored to suit your interests, see website for details.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Our students have found employment in a variety of contexts, both in Ireland and abroad. In particular, graduates have been employed by national and international translation companies, EU offices, and international customer care and marketing centres. Many have taken up second- and third-level teaching positions. A number of graduates have progressed to doctoral studies and have obtained prestigious scholarships.
Further Enquiries CONTACT
Dr Máire Áine Ní Mhainnín
T: +353 91 493 397
E: mary.mannion@
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