Interpreting

Queen's University Belfast

 

Course Name Interpreting
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 67628 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year: 2019
Please note that only the Mandarin-English language pair will be offered for 2019 entry. Students must demonstrate a high level of proficiency in both languages.
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal go.qub.ac.uk/pgapply and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

Teaching Times
Afternoon and evening. Occasional optional weekend training sessions.
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Entry Requirements

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Graduate
Normally a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant subject.

A 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University may be acceptable with re...

Number of Places 20
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Internationally Renowned Experts
•An integral part of the programme is Queen's Certificate in Translation Technologies. Research in Modern Languages at Queen's was ranked 3rd in REF 2014 for Research Intensity and 5th fo...

Course Content

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This MA in Interpreting is designed to provide students with:
- In-depth knowledge and understanding of the contexts and practices of professional interpreting, enabling students to develop the skills upon which professional interpreter c...

Subjects Taught Dissertation
The dissertation will either be an extended essay on an aspect of interpreting theory and practice; or a case study documenting an extended interpreting engagement.

Semester 1 Modules
Consecutive Interpreting (20 CATS)
Simultaneous Interpreting (20 CATS)

Semester 1 and 2 Module
Principles and Practices of Interpreting (40 CATS)

Semester 2 Modules
Commercial Interpreting (20 CATS)
Public Service Interpreting (20 CATS)
Assessment Method Practical interpreting assignments
Essays
Research projects
Careers or Further Progression Career Prospects
Introduction
The translation and interpreting industry, public policy, business and commerce, and journalism.

http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/careers/
Further Enquiries Dr Piotr Blumczynski
School of Modern Languages
T: +44 (0)28 9097 5363
E: p.blumczynski@qub.ac.uk
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