Translation Studies (MPhil) By Practice, Ph.D.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil by Practice in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). .

About

This programme Translation Studies requires completion of an extended translation from or into one of the language specialisms of SML, accompanied by a critical/theoretical commentary. The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support.

Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 72 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Research Areas

Our academic staff in Translation Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on the following language specialisms: Welsh, Italian, German, Spanish, Galician, French, Catalan and Chinese (Mandarin). Areas of Translation Studies where we have specific expertise include:

  • Welsh Translation Studies
  • Translation and Chinese Studies
  • Translation and ideology
  • Translation pedagogy
  • Corpus-aided discourse analysis
  • Critical theory in translation
  • Gender studies and translation
  • Translation and creative writing

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

A good honours degree with the ability to pursue research in a chosen field.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 12250 International

Funding

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