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Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THPL-AFM05: MA Interpreting and Translating


Mode of attendance: Full-time

Interpreting & Translating Path 2 - Japanese

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programme (DAP): PG Diploma
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 40%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Academic Year: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
PL50324 English to Japanese consecutive interpreting 6 Credits
PL50478 Japanese to English consecutive interpreting 6 Credits
PL50802 Japanese to English simultaneous interpreting 6 Credits
PL50803 English to Japanese simultaneous interpreting 6 Credits
PL50809 Japanese/English liaison and public service interpreting 12 Credits
Extra-curricular Units
MN50090 Elements of English law

Semester 1: Taught Units

Compulsory Units
PL50826 Japanese to English translation I 6 Credits
PL50828 English to Japanese translation 1 6 Credits
Extra-curricular Units
PL50352 Institutions of the European Union
PL50838 Economics and globalisation

Semester 2: Taught Units

Optional Units: Select 2 Unit(s) from the following list:
PL50827 Japanese to English translation II 6 Credits
PL50829 English to Japanese translation II 6 Credits
PL50836 Public speaking 6 Credits
PL50837 Using technology in the T & I industry 6 Credits

Dissertation Period: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
PL50588 Dissertation/Project 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.