SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme combines training of practical translation skills with teaching of translation theories. The aim of the programme is to enhance students' methodological and practical skills in translation, preparing them for the professional market as (freelance) translators or other language professionals, while providing an intellectual perspective on the discipline of translation studies.

Course Modules

Translation theory; Arabic/English/Arabic translation; practical translation: Chinese to English; practical translation: English to Chinese; practical translation: Japanese into English; practical translation: English into Japanese; practical translation from and into Korean; practical translation from and into Persian; practical translation from and into Swahili.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class or above Honours degree (or equivalent); fluency in the specified African or Asian language at least to the level of that imparted by a 1st degree in that language.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)