Postgraduate study in Translation Studies

What you can study in Translation Studies

You can take advanced courses in areas such as:

  • Translation technology
  • Translation practice in your primary language and in English
  • Audiovisual translation (subtitling)
  • Localisation of digital content
  • Translation theories and hot topics
  • Community translation and interpreting
  • Intercultural communication
  • Ethics in translation

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies

You must have completed a bachelors degree in any subject and have competence in one of the languages offered for the PGDipTranslationStud equivalent to at least the level of a B+ grade in a language course at Stage III.

Master of Arts in Translation Studies

120-point (one-year) MA

A PGDipTranslationStud with an average grade of B+ or higher, or equivalent in a qualification in a related area, as approved by the Programme Coordinator.

Students who are not native speakers of English and who have not had at least three years of tertiary education with English as the language of instruction will be required to have achieved a minimum overall score of 7 IELTS (Academic) with no band lower than 6.5, or equivalent. Students need to have competence in one of the languages offered for the degree equivalent to at least the level of a B+ grade in a language course at Stage III or above at this University.

Structuring your specialisation in Translation Studies

Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies

Consult the PGDipTranslationStud schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 PGDipTranslationStud schedule

Master of Arts in Translation Studies

Consult the MA schedule for how to structure your study and for the courses you may take.

2018 MA schedule for Translation Studies

Courses

Explore the courses you can take as part of a specialisation in Translation Studies:

Postgraduate courses

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Translation Studies, you can contact a Postgraduate Adviser.