School of Modern Languages
This programme enables you to acquire high-quality translating skills so you may enter the translating profession, especially in marketable fields such as technology, commerce, international relations and journalism.This programme concentrates on professional skills in translating. It is available for study using English and either Chinese or Japanese as working languages. The programme includes compulsory modules (90 credits), optional modules (30 credits) and either a dissertation or a translating project (60 credits). Compulsory modules include: advanced Chinese or Japanese for translators and interpreters, or advanced English for translators and interpreters; translating; professional translation seminar; translation studies; research methods in translating and interpreting; professional issues in translating and interpreting. Optional modules are drawn from across an extensive range of disciplines.
Assessment is by examination, practical assessments, class and seminar presentations, essays or assignments and other submitted work (including a dissertation or project).
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission