Coursework Masters

MA in Applied Language Studies

Option: Translation and Interpreting

 

Programme Manager

Mrs. R. Marais, HB 9-24, Tel: 012 420 4592, email: [email protected]

 

Admission Requirements

  • An approved honours degree in translation and/or interpreting and/or language practice (or other comparable tertiary qualification – with the approval of Senate) worth 120 credits.
  • An average of at least 65% for the honours degree.
  • An average of at least 65% in the admissions test.

 

Additional Requirements

  • The chosen language pair must include either English or Afrikaans (it may include both).
  • The choice of the other language is dependent on whether it can be accommodated in a specific year.

 

Minimum Credits Required                                                       [200]

Research                                                                                       [100]

Core Modules                                                                                [100]

 

Curriculum                                                                                    Credits                 Prerequisites

Research

TRL 895 Mini-dissertation: Translation

and Interpreting                                                                                [30]

 

Core Modules

Select five modules to the value of 100 credits from the following list:

FRN 866 Advanced Professional Translation                            [20]                     FRN 752, FRN 762

LEX 851 Lexicography                                                                 [20]

TRL 800 Literary Translation (2)*                                                [20]

TRL 801 Audiovisual Translation  (2)**                                       [20]

TRL 802 Copywriting (2)**                                                            [20]

TRL 803 Governance, Law, Economics and Culture                 [20]

TRL 810 HLT in Translation Practice (2)                                    [20]                     TRL 711

TRL 811 Interpreting: Introduction                                                [20]

TRL 812 Consecutive Interpreting                                               [20]                     TRL 811

TRL 813 Simultaneous Interpreting                                             [20]                     TRL 811, TRL 812

TRL 814 Court Interpreting                                                           [20]                     TRL 811

TRL 851 Translation Theory*                                                       [20]

 

Note

* TRL 851: Compulsory for students who wish to do their mini-dissertation with a focus on translation.

** Prior experience at honours level is required if students wish to take this module.

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