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Studying translation at Warwick

Study
Undergraduate

There are several translation-themed undergraduate modules on offer at Warwick, which can be taken on a great number of degree programmes across and beyond the Faculty of Arts. The School of Modern Languages and Cultures offers cross-school modules LN102 Translation: Methods and Practice and LN301 Translation: Contemporary Theories and Practices. The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies offers EN363: How to Read a Translation. From the 2018/2019 session, more translation options will become available through the new SMLC Translation pathway.


Masters

There are currently two Masters degrees in translation on offer at Warwick. The Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies is home to the MA in Literary Translation Studies. MALTS lets you combine your intellectual talents with your professional ambitions, gaining a strong grounding in translation theory whilst benefitting from our distinct emphasis on the practice of literary translation. You will work with our renowned literary translators who will introduce you to the "real world" of literary translation.

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures offers the MA in Translation and Cultures, new for the 2018/2019 session. This course forms part of SMLC's growing Translation pathway, providing modules on critical and theoretical aspects of translation, written and literary translation, societal multilingualism, and transcultural translation. The course draws together specialists in a variety of fields within modern languages, and provides both a theoretical grounding for further postgraduate research, as well as learning and training opportunities for students wishing to pursue careers in fields related to translation.


Doctoral

The PhD in Translation Studies is housed in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies but doctoral research with a Translation Studies angle can also be undertaken within the framework of a PhD in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures. In both ECLS and SMLC there is the possibility for co-supervision across academic units. Potential applicants are advised to contact relevant members of staff directly to discuss project ideas and potential supervision. Information of staff research interests can be found in the People tab above, or on the People pages of SMLC and ECLS.