Translation Studies with TESOL
Application deadlines: April 30
International tuition: £15,250
Domestic tuition: £7,000
This course is designed to give you the skills you need to work from two languages into English, or one language into and out of English at a professional level. You must be a native speaker or have a near native competence in Chinese, French, German, Spanish or English or hold a degree in Chinese, French, German or Spanish. Throughout the course there’s a strong focus on practical translation and specific situations in which people communicate with one another across different cultures. We give you considerable flexibility in choosing which areas of translation you wish to specialise in as you build up a portfolio of translations with your tutor. You can also choose to undertake an extended translation as part of your dissertation project. The MSc Translation Studies with TESOL course combines training in two key areas for linguists. Gaining expertise in both will open the door to a wide range of possible career routes, and will stand you in good stead when embarking on your chosen career path.
This program can be done
A minimum of a Second Class Honours degree (2:1 preferred) in a relevant subject or equivalent is required. If you don’t have these formal qualifications, but have significant relevant work and life experience, we still encourage you to apply. You must be a native speaker or have a near native competence in Chinese, French, German, Spanish or English or hold a degree in Chinese, French, German or Spanish. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 minimum in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English (Academic) 60 overall with 56 in each sub-skill IBT TOEFL 80 overall with 18 in reading, 23 in writing, 19 in listening and 21 in speaking
The MSc Translation Studies with TESOL course combines training in two key areas for linguists – translation and teaching. Gaining expertise in both will open the door to a wide range of possible career routes, and will stand you in good stead when embarking on your chosen career path. It opens up a range of opportunities across diverse sectors where linguistic fluency and language teaching are key. The course gives you a fantastic gateway into a career in translation. In a world of globalisation and multilingual, multi-platform media, your translation skills will set you apart from the crowd. Whether you want to work overseas or for an international company with offices in the UK, this is the course for you. At the same time, the course prepares you for a dynamic career teaching English to speakers of other languages, in the UK or beyond. You’ll be fully-equipped with an in-depth understanding of the challenges of the language classroom. You’ll be able to build on your own combined experience as a student of languages and of language teaching to provide a supportive and productive language learning environment for your own students.
Stirling , United Kingdom