School of Modern Languages
School of Psychology
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
You take compulsory modules (70 credits) in: advanced Chinese or Japanese for translators and interpreters, or advanced English for translators and interpreters; translating 1; translation studies 1. If you intend to enter the MA in Translating and Interpreting or the MA in Interpreting you must take introduction to interpreting (20 credits); consecutive interpreting stage one (10 credits); simultaneous interpreting stage one (10 credits); and optional modules (10 credits). If you intend only to take the Diploma, you take 50 credits of optional modules from a wide range of disciplines.
Assessment is by examination, practical assessments, essays or assignments and other submitted work, oral examinations and class/seminar presentations.