AUT - Certificate in Translation Studies

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Certificate in Translation Studies

This course prepares student both academically and practically, so that they can translate a range of documents and texts competently and efficiently.

Programme code: AK3771
Level: 6
Points: 30
Duration: 24 weeks (March to November)
Venue: Online
Start date: 3 March 2014

Entry requirements

  • Applicants are expected to have native speaker proficiency both oral and written in their first language, as well as being proficient in English
  • Non-native speakers of English need to have achieved an equivalent of IELTS (Academic) score of 7.
  • A short writing test (sent by email) will be given
  • Enrolment interviews will be conducted by phone in November/December 2013.

Structure and content

This course aims to prepare student both academically and practically, so that they can translate a range of documents and texts competently and efficiently.

The course consists of two papers and each is twelve weeks long, with a two week break. The online weekly modules will require three hours of work, plus minimum practice time of about four hours and some reading for theory.

Students will be expected to contribute to an online blog, and share and critique another student's work in the same language as yours.

The course includes:

  • Reflection and awareness of translation problems
  • Theoretical models of the translation process and linguistic notions in translation
  • Ethics of the profession
  • Translation genres (technical, legal, medical, literary)
  • The methodology of translation
  • Various aspects of cross-cultural translation problems, including approaches to the translation of culture specific items.

This certificate is embedded in the Diploma Interpreting and Translation, and is an exit qualification.

The course consists of two papers and each is twelve weeks long, with a two week break. The online weekly modules will require three hours of work, plus minimum practice time of about four hours and some reading for theory. Students will be expected to contribute to an online blog, and share and critique another student's work in the same language as theirs.

Papers

165027 Introduction to Translation
166006 Translation Skills: Analysis, Accuracy and Appropriateness

Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 3:15pm

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