Translation Studies, Ph.D. | University of Nottingham | Nottingham, United Kingdom
36 months
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21500 GBP/year
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About

The Translation Studies programme of the University of Nottingham offers research degree supervision in all areas of Translation Studies, including historical linguistics and translation studies from the 18th century to the present.

Overview

About the Programme

The Translation Studies programme from University of Nottingham can offer expert supervision for projects involving English and the following languages:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Arabic
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Croatian
  • Dutch

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

We also welcome projects in the broad areas of post-colonial studies and transcultural and transnational studies.

Programme Structure

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.

Recent theses include:

  • Translating English-language Christian-themed fiction in Taiwan
  • Non-localisation: a semiotic, economic and media investigation into Apple’s localisation strategy and its impact on Chinese translation traditions.
  • Translating early Soviet fiction: the impact of source text foreignisation on translation theory and practice: a case study of Evgenii Zamiatin and Andrei Platonov.
  • Supply-driven translation in a small nation context: Slovene literature in English 1991-2016.
  • Balancing education, training and the market: a comparative analysis of current curricula for Master's programmes in translation between English and Chinese in China and the UK.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 International students should apply as early as possible to ensure you have enough time to apply for your  student visa  and submit any documentation

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

UK students:

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent). We would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject.

EU / International students:

  • 2:1 (or international equivalent) We would usually expect you to hold, or be working towards, a masters degree in a relevant subject. Whilst no formal language qualifications are necessary, applicants would normally be expected to have the ability to translate proficiently between two languages, one of which must be English.
  • IELTS: 7.0 (6.5 in each element)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    5100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5100 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
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Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Translation Studies.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
11 Oct 2024
University of Nottingham China and Malaysia Alumni Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
International Sporting Excellence Award
Merit-based Need-based

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University of Nottingham
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
Merit-based

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Amber Student
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
28 Feb 2025
Boustany Astronomy PhD Scholarship
Merit-based

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Boustany Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Full Support for Tuition and Costs of Living- PhD Scholarship at the University of Essex
Merit-based

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Junhua Li
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Commonwealth Shared Scholarship – University Bids
Merit-based Need-based

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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
29 Jun 2024
The London Pass Education Scholarship
Merit-based

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Go City
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available

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