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
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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MA
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry Year: Academic Year 2021/22.
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

Contact Teaching Hours
Medium Group Teaching
0 (hours maximum)
Additional tutorial workshops 4-6 hrs per week

Small Group Teaching/Personal Tutorial
0 (hours maximum)
Seminars 4-6 hrs per week

Teaching Times
Mornings, afternoon and evening. Occasional optional weekend training sessions.
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Entry Requirements

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 relevant professional expe...

Number of Places TBC (Full Time)

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Professional Accreditations
Students who complete the additional module Principles in Community Interpreting are eligible for the award of a OCN Level 4 certificate in Principles of Community Interpreting.

Career Developm...

Course Content

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 co...

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 Assessments associated with the course are outlined below:

Practical interpreting assignments
Research projects
Careers or Further Progression

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Careers in interpreting and translation can be both highly intellectual and extremely rewarding in a practical sense. In addition to international organisations, interpreters and translators can work in a range of roles in diverse c...

Further Enquiries Dr Chen-En Ho
Lecturer in Interpreting and Translation

Dr Kathleen Kaess
Lecturer in Translation Studies (Education)

Dr Piotr Blumczynski
Senior Lecturer in Translation and Interpreting
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