Translation Studies

University College Cork


Course Name Translation Studies
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKE77
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, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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Expand+1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time.

The MA in Translation Studies course is one year full time or two years part time. The taught element (or Part I) takes place on the main UCC campus from September to April. Depending on your chosen language co...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants should normally have an Honours primary degree in languages or language-related area studies with at least a Second Class Honours Grade 1 in the language / language pair being taken in the MA or, for students with native proficiency in a/...

Course Content

Expand+Why Choose This Course

The course allows you to combine up-to-date training in contemporary developments in translation theory, text analysis and computer aided translation tools with intensive language-specific practical translation training in a...

Assessment Method Assessment

Marks for Part I of the course are derived from continuous assessment of essays, presentations, practical translation work, take-home or online assignments, timed class tests, translation projects, terminology projects and interpreting tests. Full details and regulations governing assessments for the course are contained in the online Marks and Standards Book and for each module in the Book of Modules
Number of Credits 90 credits
Careers or Further Progression Skills and Careers Information

Because of its focus on fostering high level professional communication skills in a range of different languages, the course will help you develop the linguistic and intercultural competence necessary to work in a broad range of fields, such as business, commerce, publishing, tourism and journalism. You will also receive specific careers training related to the jobs in translation and interpreting.
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French: Dr Hannah Silvester E:

German: Mr. Dragan Miladinovic E: (or

Irish: Dr. Isobel Ni Riain E:; Dr. Ai...

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