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MAChinese-English Translation and Professional Practice

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Become a fully-fledged professional translator and equip yourself with the technological skills and strategies to succeed. This course introduces you to techniques and technology that will significantly develop your own personal translation skills so you can deliver professional, technical, scientific and audio-visual translation. Our hands-on training includes working with native speakers of your chosen language and becoming familiar with the latest technologies used by professionals in their everyday work.

You explore aspects of the business side of the translation profession, to actively access the translation industry.

Programme structure

Year 1

Principles of Translation and Interpreting
Technologies of Translation
Subtitling: Principles and Practice
Translation Portfolio
Specialised Translation
Technologies of Translation II and Post Editing
Audiovisual Translation
Intercultural Communication: communicating across languages and cultures (optional)

Career opportunities

This course improves your language and communication skills and allows you to gain an in depth understanding of Chinese-English translation. Completing our MA Chinese-English Translation and Professional Practice prepares you for a professional career in translation and interpretation. The professional practice element provides you with knowledge of the business aspects of translation and opens doors to many career opportunities such as translators, post-editors and proof-readers.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States