This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing Translation Services industry. You will experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You will gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly-evolving area (e.g. audio-visual translation or cloud-based translation tools). Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of translations theories and debates.
Key features of the course
Engage in authentic translation tasks to develop useful employability skills
Choose from French, German, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin Chinese or Arabic in combination with English
Participate in online open translation projects, with a certain degree of freedom to choose what you translate, and the opportunity to connect with established translation communities
Develop your professional skills with a combination of collaborative activities and peer-reviews.
The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:
Knowledge and understanding
Practical and professional skills