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

Language requirements for all programmes

  • For all of our postgraduate programmes in Translation Studies you need to have competence in one of the languages offered equivalent to at least a B+ grade in a language course above Stage II at this university (equivalent to above B2 in CEFR).
  • If you are not a native speaker of English and have not had at least three years of tertiary education with English as the language of instruction you will be required to have achieved a minimum overall score of 7 IELTS (Academic) with no band lower than 6.5, or equivalent.

Postgraduate Certificate in Translation Studies

You must have completed a Bachelor of Arts or equivalent with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II, or professional experience equivalent to a degree.

Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies

You must have completed a bachelors degree or equivalent with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II, or professional experience equivalent to a degree.

Master of Arts in Translation Studies

120-point (one-year) MA

You must have completed a PGDipTranslationStud or equivalent with a GPA of 6.0 or higher.

Master of Translation

You must have completed a Bachelor of Arts or equivalent with a GPA of 5.0 or higher in 45 points above Stage II, or a relevant professional qualification and five years of professional experience.

Structuring your specialisation in Translation Studies

Postgraduate Certificate in Translation

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

2019 PGCertTrans schedule

Postgraduate Diploma in Translation Studies

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

2019 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.

2019 MA schedule for Translation Studies

Master of Translation

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

2019 MTrans schedule

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.