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Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting (English/Arabic/English)(MATI)

American University of Sharjah
Program overview
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Virtual open day
12/11/2021
Virtual open day
12/18/2021
English
Start dates
Sharjah
16 January 2022

Sharjah
29 May 2022

Sharjah
28 August 2022

Program description

Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting (English/Arabic/English)(MATI)

Our Master of Arts in English/Arabic/English Translation and Interpreting (MATI) degree is known throughout the region for its excellent reputation.

Responding to the important role intercultural communication plays in international encounters these days and the ever-growing impact of the Arab region on world affairs, our program equips graduates with highly specialized translation and interpreting skills in English and Arabic. We place the diverse range of skills required for translation and interpreting within a general theoretical framework, which provides our students with the tools to identify, analyze and resolve problems and develop a reflective approach to translation and interpreting.

Our program also provides students with advanced training in translation and interpreting techniques as well as in terminology management, machine translation (MT), translation memory (TM), and language engineering areas most relevant to the world of translators and interpreters in today's complex and dynamic web of communication.

Admission requirements

For full admission to a graduate degree program at AUS, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS (applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained outside the UAE must submit an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division)
  • have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent.
  • have attained a minimum Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of 80 or or Institutional Paper-based TOEFL score of 550 or IELTS Academic version score of 6.5 overall or EmSat Achieve-English result of 1550 (if available at the time of applying)

General University Requirements for Conditional Admission

  • hold a four-year bachelor’s degree from an independently accredited university recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division and by AUS (applicants with a bachelor’s degree obtained outside the UAE must submit an equivalency of their degree from the UAE Ministry of Education’s Higher Education Affairs Division)
  • have attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 - 2.99 (on a scale of 4.00) or its equivalent
  • have attained a minimum Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of 71 or or Institutional Paper-based TOEFL score of 530 or IELTS Academic version score of 6.0 overall. However, the MBA and TESOL programs require a minimum Internet-based TOEFL (iBT) score of 80 or an IELTS Academic overall score of 6.5.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

Applicants are requested to submit valid score reports from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT Achieve-English).

IELTS Academic: 6.5

TOEFL iBT: 80

TOEFL iTP: 550

EmSAT Achieve-English: 1550

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee : AED 113,700 per year

Career opportunities

MATI graduates work in both the private and public sectors occupying positions in ministries, embassies, the British Council, translation agencies, petroleum companies, banks, health services providers, teaching and media organizations and more. Our graduates have also pursued doctoral research and careers in academia.

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American University of Sharjah

Founded in 1997, American University of Sharjah (AUS) is an independent, non-profit, coeducational institution of higher education formed on the American liberal arts model. Acclaimed for its academic excellence and multicultural environment, AUS is ranked among the top 10 universities...


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American University of Sharjah

University City PO Box 26666 Sharjah, UAE
26666 Sharjah Ash Shariqah
United Arab Emirates

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