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Master in Specialised Translation

Universidade de Aveiro
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Aveiro
Portuguese
Universidade de Aveiro

Program description

Master in Specialised Translation

The Master's program in Specialised Translation is designed to provide 2nd cycle qualifications for graduate students wishing to strengthen their translation skills in the Specialised Translation. It therefore aims to:

  • Provide advanced knowledge and adequate work methodologies so that students may develop their translation skills in a specialised field of study.
  • Expand the students' translation skills in two foreign languages (English, French, German or Spanish).
  • Provide students with adequate analysis and research skills in the field of specialised translation.
  • Provide students with competences for assessing and managing specialised translation projects.
  • Enable students to pursue post-graduate work at doctoral level

Admission requirements

  1. Licenciatura level degree, or legal equivalent in Translation or in Foreign Languages.
  2. Foreign higher education degree in Translation or in Foreign Languages awarded on completion of a 1st cycle study program organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process.
  3. Foreign higher education degree in Translation or in Foreign Languages recognised as satisfying the objectives of the licenciatura degree by the scientifically and statutorily competent body.
  4. The Scientific Council of the University of Aveiro may admit applicants proposed by the Director of the Study Cycle who do not meet the conditions specified above but whose academic, scientific or professional curriculum reveal an adequate preparation for frequenting the Masters program, in accordance with Article 17, Nº 1, d), Decree Law nº 74/2006, as expressed in DL nº 65/2018 of 16 August, and Article 47, Nº 1, d) of the Study Regulations of the University of Aveiro.
  5. That which is indicated in points 2 to 4 is valid only for entry to the study cycle and does not confer any formal recognition of this degree on the holder of the qualification.
  6. Students enrolled in the 2019/2020 academic year in a cycle of University of Aveiro studies and who meet conditions for application in 2020/2021 may not apply for the same cycle of studies under the terms of this competition.
  7. Applicants should master the Portuguese language and one the following language pairs: English and French, English and German, English and Spanish, French and German, French and Spanish. Applicants should have studied this language pair over three academic years, in higher education or language institute.

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


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Program content

Year 1

1º Semester

  • Theories of Specialised Translation

Language a I - Advanced Translation Practice

  • English I - Advanced Translation Practice
  • French I - Advanced Translation Techniques

Language B I - Advanced Translation Practice

  • English I - Advanced Translation Practice
  • French I - Advanced Translation Techniques
  • German I - Advanced Translation Practice
  • Spanish I - Advanced Translation Practice

Option I

  • French - Application Design
  • English - Applied Project
  • German - Aplied Project
  • Spanish - Aplied Project

2º Semester

  • Revision Techniques
  • Orientation seminar

Language a II - Advanced Translation Practice

  • French II - Advanced Translation Practices
  • English II - Advanced Translation Techniques

Language B II - Advanced Translation Practice

  • French II - Advanced Translation Practices
  • English II - Advanced Translation Techniques
  • German II - Advanced Translation Practice
  • Spanish II - Advanced Translation Practice

Year 2

1º Semester

  • Specialised Languages - Case Studies
  • Technological Translation Support Tools

Option II

  • Technical Communication
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Project Management and Evaluation

Yearly

  • Dissertation / Project / Internship

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

  • Local/EU Students: 1000€ per year
  • International/Non-EU Students: 4000€ per year

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Campus Universitário de Santiago
3810-193 Aveiro
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