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MA

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2 Years

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About Translation at The University of Hong Kong

The Master of Arts in the field of Translation (MAT) Programme aims to equip students for such careers as translators, interpreters, copywriters, editors, language teachers and academic researchers, with an emphasis on Hong Kong's translation and interpreting markets and its unique academic conventions which integrate insights from Chinese and Western research. The Translation courses offer both practical and academic training like commercial, legal, government and media translation techniques, in addition to cultural, linguistic and theoretical study of translation. The Interpreting courses focus on conference and legal interpreting, which is essential in both private and public sectors in Hong Kong.

The programme includes a capstone experience which provides an opportunity for students to put into practice what they have learned from the various courses of the programme by undertaking a Translation or an Interpreting project under the individual supervision of a teacher. In Hong Kong, our programme is the ONLY one which offers both Translation and Interpreting capstone projects for choice.

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For detailed information about the tuition fees for each individual programme, please visit the Tuition Fee and Payment page

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to the courses leading to a taught postgraduate qualification, a candidate:

a) shall comply with the General Regulations;

b) shall hold a Bachelor's degree of this University or a qualification of equivalent standard from this University or another comparable institution accepted for this purpose;

c) shall satisfy any other admission requirements which may be prescribed from time to time for the relevant curriculum; and

d) for a candidate who is seeking admission on the basis of a qualification from a university or comparable institution outside Hong Kong of which the language of teaching and/or examination is not English, shall satisfy the University English language requirement applicable to high degrees as prescribed under General Regulation G2(b).

An application for exemption from the above requirements shall be considered on a case by case basis.

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