Heriot-Watt University: Chinese - English Translating (2 Years)

InstitutionHeriot-Watt University View institution profile
Department Languages and Intercultural Studies
Web www.hw.ac.uk/postgrad
Email pgadmissions.soss@hw.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0)131 451 3284
Study type Taught

Summary

Heriot-Watt University’s Two-Year MSc in Chinese – English Translating provides students with 2 years of professional training in the skills and techniques used by professional translators and sufficient time to develop language abilities and intercultural understanding.

Studying this two-year masters degree in translation will allow you to immerse yourself in a new culture and lift your language and IT literacy to a high standard, helping you become a professional translator.

As part of the most established suite of Interpreting and Translating masters degrees in Scotland, graduates from this Two-Year Chinese – English programme will be recognised by industry has having achieved a high level of expertise and knowledge.

It is taught through a variety of traditional and innovative approaches, making use of Heriot-Watt University’s state-of-the-art translation technology, sector-leading intercultural research, links to industry and authentic materials.

With an entry requirement of 6.0 IELTS overall, this two-year degree allows you to begin from a less advanced position than the one-year degree but the benefits of an extra year of learning on our translating programme are huge.

The extra year of high-quality learning will improve your language ability and introduce key professional skills. Over two years you will bring your language skills up to an advanced level and immerse yourself in two fascinating cultures whilst becoming familiar with the demands and delights of British university life.

You will also have an extra year to prepare for professional life as a translator and develop deep-rooted academic and professional expertise.

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Heriot-Watt University

 

 

Heriot-Watt is one of the world’s leading universities with strong links to international business and industry driven by our established reputation as a top research-led institution.

With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are a truly global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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