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The course is designed both for language graduates wishing to become translators and practising translators wishing to obtain a formal qualification in translating between English and any of the following: Arabic Chinese French German Italian Japanese Polish Portuguese Spanish Our course has a strong practical orientation and features units that have a high degree of professional relevance and training, particularly in relation to the use of technology. It offers a professionally relevant qualification to those who wish to follow translation as a career. Course Content: Translation Studies has a strong practical element and features units that have a high degree of professional relevance and training, enabling you to learn the basics of staff, agency and freelance translation work. The course is a member of the European Masters in Translation network administered by the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Union. The course is structured on the basis of core units and optional units. Core units ? Translation theory and practice 1 and 2 ? Specialised translation workshops 1 and 2 ? Research management ? Dissertation Optional units ? Computer and the translator ? Liaison interpreting ? Second specialised translation workshops 1 and 2 ? Cross cultural marketing communication ? Theory and practice of subtitling ? Professional aspects of translation ? Technical Discourse Career Progression: Graduates work in translation-related industries either as translators, junior project managers or administrators. Support with finding internships is available from the Department and the University's careers service. We run regular translation training events and talks. Further information about our translation activities is available at http:www.port.ac.uktranslation. Information Days: The University runs a series of Postgraduate Information Days throughout the year. For details and to book a place, please click on the Open Days tab above.

The course is designed both for language graduates wishing to become translators and practising translators wishing to obtain a formal qualification in translating between English and any of the following: Arabic Chinese French German Italian Japanese Polish Portuguese Spanish Our course has a strong practical orientation and features units that have a high degree of professional relevance and...

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