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University Master's Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Program overview
2 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Spanish
Start dates
Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2022

Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2023

Tarragona
1,806 EUR
September 2024
Professional English-Spanish Translation

Program description

University Master's Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation

The Master's Degree in Professional English-Spanish Translation teaches students to become translation professionals who are capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients' expectations, and successfully managing their own business.

The courses taught on our Master's program are intended to develop a broad range of professional skills in technical, legal and literary translation and to provide a functional introduction to new translation technologies.

The University Master's in Professional English-Spanish Translation is a member of the European Master's in Translation (EMT) network.

The course will be taught in 50% English and 50% Spanish.

Admission requirements

The Master's in Professional English-Spanish Translation is intended for practising Spanish/English translators and writers, teachers, and graduates with degrees in English, Spanish, Translation, Interpreting, Linguistics, Economics, Higher Engineering, Technical Engineering or related fields who wish to acquire competence in the field of Translation.

Required documentation

As well as submitting the general documentation required to pre-enrol onto the program, you must submit your English and Spanish C1 Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) certificates or demonstrate native competence in both languages.

You may also submit proof of relevant academic training in this field (courses, seminars and other training programs) and/or work experience as a translator.

Selection criteria

  • Academic record: maximum of 4 points.
  • Certified English/Spanish competence above C1: 1 point.
  • Curriculum vitae detailing academic training and work experience as a translator: up to 1 point.

The Admissions Committee may admit you onto the Master's without prioritising your merits if you satisfy the requirements for admission and sufficient places are available.


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Program content

Compulsory subjects

First semester

  • The Translation Profession
  • Translation Business Management
  • Translation Strategies and Problem-Solving (English-Spanish)
  • Translation Strategies and Problem-Solving (Spanish-English)
  • Tools for Specialised Translation
  • Tools for Subtitling
  • Optional subjects

Second semester

  • Revising, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (English-Spanish)
  • Revising, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (Spanish-English)
  • Work Placement
  • Master's Thesis

Optional Subjects

  • Scientific and Technical Translation
  • Legal and Financial Translation
  • English-Spanish Literary Translation
  • Spanish-English Literary Translation

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

  • For students from member states of the European Union, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and Andorra* or resident in Spain: €1,806 / full time-course.
  • Rest of students*: €2,913.

*Students who have obtained their degrees outside of Spain will be charged with €218.15 as a Tax of academic career that will apply in the first registration only (price for course 2021-22).

Qualification

Credits - 60 ECTS

Career opportunities

Graduates of our Master's in Professional English-Spanish Translation find career opportunities

  • in publishing houses and translation agencies, or
  • as providers of freelance translation and other language services.

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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

The Rovira i Virgili University (URV) is a young and dynamic university serving the needs of society, with an international outlook and a close relationship with our immediate socioeconomic environment. Located in Tarragona, approximately 100 kms south-west of Barcelona on...


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Universitat Rovira i Virgili

C. de l'Escorxador, s/n
43003 Tarragona Catalonia
Spain

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