Dublin City University DCU
|Name||Dublin City University|
|Contact Name||Eithne O'Connell|
|Contact Phone||+353 (0)1 700 5156|
|Contact Fax||+353 (0)1 836 0830|
|Address||Dublin City University,|
|Description||Postgraduate diploma / MA Translation studies
1 yr. full time
Postgraduate diploma / MA Translation studies (outline)
The Programme aims to provide advanced linguistic and technical training, leading to a postgraduate qualification in Translation Studies. The specific objectives of the programme are as follows: 1) to develop a range of professional and linguistic skills appropriate to the translation profession 2) to provide practical training in the translation of a range of specialised texts 3) to equip students with the technological tools and skills required in the profession 4) to introduce students to contemporary theoretical issues in Translation Studies.
The Graduate Diploma consists of a thirty-week (24 weeks taught) programme. Suitably qualified students may proceed to register for the Master's qualification, which requires the submission of a dissertation. Students may take one or two of the following languages: French, Spanish, German, Irish, Japanese. With the exception of the Irish option, most translation will be into English. Following the successful completion of the Graduate Diploma, suitably-qualified candidates may proceed to register for the M.A. in Translation Studies. They will be required to submit a dissertation of approx. 12,000 words.
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