Assessment may be either through submission of a thesis (which should be not more than 100,000 for the case of PhD or 60,000 words in the case of MPhil), or through a combined extended translation and thesis option. The extended translation may be of material belonging to any genre, subject to prior approval. The accompanying thesis must engage with, and contribute to the development of, translation theory.
We can offer expert supervision for projects in Translation Studies at University of Nottingham involving English and the following languages:
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Expert staff will work with you to explore PhD career options and apply for vacancies, develop your interview skills and meet employers. You can book a one-to-one appointment, take an online course or attend a workshop.
Particular research strengths include:
- audio-visual translation
- cultural transfer
- comparative cultural studies
- translation during the Enlightenment and Romanticism
- translation theory
- translation of literary and philosophical texts
- translation between Asian (especially Chinese) and Western contexts
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
International applicants should apply as early as possible.
DisciplinesLanguages Translation & Interpreting Linguistics View 82 other PhDs in Linguistics in United Kingdom
- 2:1 (or international equivalent)
- We would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject.
- We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world.
- IELTS 7.0 (6.5 in each element)
International19000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 19000 GBP per year during 36 months.
National4496 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4496 GBP per year during 36 months.
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