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Bangor University: Translation Studies (by practice)

Institution Bangor University View institution profile
Department School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics
Web postgraduate.bangor.ac.uk
Email postgraduate@bangor.ac.uk
Telephone 01248 382041
Study type Research

Summary

The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil by Practice in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). This programme requires completion of an extended translation from or into one of the language specialisms of SML, accompanied by a critical/theoretical commentary. The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.

Research Areas Our academic staff in Translation Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on the following language specialisms: Welsh, Italian, German, Spanish, Galician, French, Catalan and Chinese (Mandarin). Areas of Translation Studies where we have specific expertise include: - Welsh Translation Studies

  • Translation and Chinese Studies

  • Translation and ideology

  • Translation pedagogy

  • Corpus-aided discourse analysis

  • Critical theory in translation

  • Gender studies and translation

  • Translation and creative writing

Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Master of Philosophy - MPhil

About Bangor Univeristy 

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