Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching (MA)

Swansea University

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The award
MA

How long you will study
1 year

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How you will study
full-time

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About Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching at Swansea University

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language Teaching is specifically designed for Chinese students who are first language Mandarin speakers and aims to equip them with languages- specific knowledge and skills in both translation studies and applied linguistics. In particular, it attempts to situate the broad area of translation studies in the specifically targeted context, translating between English and Chinese. The MA also addresses the issue of non-native speakers as English teachers. The programme covers applied language studies, translating and teaching English or Chinese as a second language and is attractive not only to prospective students but to Mandarin teachers to develop appropriate knowledge and skills in applied linguistics theory and practice.

The College of Arts and Humanities has a Graduate Centre. The Graduate Centre fosters and supports individual and collaborative research activity of international excellence and offers a vibrant and supportive environment for students pursuing postgraduate research and taught masters study. The Centre provides postgraduate training to enhance academic and professional development and facilitates participation in seminar programmes, workshops and international conferences.

Course Overview

The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is offered to Chinese students who are first language Mandarin speakers, interested in pursuing a career in applied language skills, including translating and teaching English or Chinese as a foreign language.

The full-time course structure is split across the year with three modules offered in each academic semester (a total of six modules in part one) and then a professional practice portfolio over the summer (part two). Students choose four modules among a pool of seven to form a compulsory set and two optional modules.

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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International MA Full-time £6,100 £14,650

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English Language or Chinese language related studies, normally a lower second class or above or equivalent.  Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.0.

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