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Translation In English–Russian–German Language

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Ventspils
English
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Program description

Translation In English–Russian–German Language

In today's world, translation volumes are growing rapidly. Proper intercultural communication for both political, social and economic purposes is essential.

Ventspils University of Applied Sciences is a place where you will acquire not only knowledge of different types of translation, but also trends in intercultural communication and the development of modern languages to become a skilled translator.

Aim of the Study Program

Provide students with knowledge in key areas of private and public law,namely family law, property law, liability law and inheritance law, and commercial law, paying particular attention to aspects that are relevant to translation practice.

Study Program Tasks

  • To provide students with the necessary theoretical knowledge, as well as a set of practical skills and abilities, to provide professionally high-quality interpretation and translation services in the fields necessary for the economy(business, marketing, commercial law, etc.);
  • To implement in-depth knowledge, which will enable to independently develop translation methods and make translation orders in new fields, as well as to continue studies to achieve higher qualification level;
  • To promote the competitiveness of graduates in today's labor market.

Application Deadline : July 30, 2021 for the citizens of the European Union (EU), member states of the European Economic Area (EEU) and Swiss Confederation. Please contact us for more information.

Admission requirements

Before you apply, make sure you meet our minimum admission criteria:

  • The average grade should be at least 60%.
  • The grade in core subjects (Mathematics and English) should be above minimum passing grade.

The English proficiency document shall not be attached if:

  • the candidate has acquired secondary or higher education in English;
  • The certificate of the Secondary education completion of a foreigner who has completed secondary education in a country of the European Union and the European Economic Area or in Swiss Confederation contains an assessment of English language proficiency, which is comparable to at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages detection system.
  • The candidate has passed VUAS English test reaching at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages detection system.

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


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Program content

Year 1

General Study Courses

  • Development Tendencies of Contemporary Russian
  • Fundamentals of Theory of Cross-Cultural Communication, RU
  • English phonetics, EN
  • The general communication in English, EN
  • Introduction into Linguistics, EN
  • Economic and Political Aspects of Entrepreneurship

Industry professional specialization courses

  • Fundamentals of Contemporary Latvian (AI)
  • Aspects of the Latvian Language I,
  • Lexical and Stylistic Analysis of Texts in English , EN
  • Contemporary German (A2)
  • Norms of Orthography in Translation, RU
  • Fundamentals of Written Translation , EN-RU

Basic theoretical courses of the field and courses of information technologies

  • Standard English grammar: Morphology
  • Lexical and Stylistic Analysis of Texts in English
  • Standard English Grammar :Syntax
  • Introduction into Translation, EN

Year 2

General Study Courses

  • Written Communication in English

Industry professional specialization courses

  • Contemporary German (B1)
  • Written Translation IV: Transport in the EU, EN-RU
  • Written Translation III: Macroeconomics and Entrepreneurship in EU Member States, EN-RU
  • Fundamentals of French I / Fundamentals of Spanish I
  • Business Language II: business and finance of the EU
  • Introduction into Computer-Aided Translation (EN)
  • Contemporary German (B2)

Basic theoretical courses of the field and courses of information technologies

  • Business Language I, EN
  • Contrastive Linguistics EN-RU
  • Area Studies I: United Kingdom, EN
  • Area Studies II: USA
  • Translation Theory EN

Elective courses

  • Elective Course from Ventspils University of Applied Sciences offer

Year 3

General Study Courses

  • Ethnolinguistics and Translation Aspects
  • Civil Protection

Industry professional specialization courses

  • Translation: marketing and advertising, DE-RU
  • Translation: Macroeconomics and Entrepreneurship, DE-RU
  • Translation VI: Journalism, EN-RU-EN
  • Basics of sector text translation, DE-RU
  • Translation V: Environmental issues, EN-RU
  • Translation III, EN-RU: economic and legal texts outside the EU
  • Problems of translation of national reality signs, EN-RU-EN
  • Consecutive Translation I: Theory and Its Application, EN-RU
  • Consecutive Translation II: Situational Models and Types of Translation in a European Context (EN / RU)
  • Consecutive Translation III: Training Phase and Practice in a European Context
  • Corpus linguistics in translation studies
  • Translation of contracts, DE-RU

Basic theoretical courses of the field and courses of information technologies

  • English stylistics, EN
  • Russian Stylistics, RU
  • Introduction to terminology
  • Research Methods and Study Work, EN
  • Civil Protection

Elective courses

  • Elective Course from Ventspils University of Applied Sciences offer

Year 4

Internship

  • First semester consists of an internship

Bachelor Thesis

  • At the end of their studies, each student must develop and defend a Bachelor's thesis

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

  • EU/EEA students: 1700€ per year
  • Non EU/International students: 2100€ per year

Qualification

Degree Obtained

Bachelor in Translation

Career opportunities

  • Independently develop translation methodology;
  • Open your own translation company;
  • Interpret texts, lectures, interactive seminars, speeches by officials, etc. forms of oral communication in learned languages;
  • To translate different types of texts according to the requirements and peculiarities of the text usage;
  • Work for translation agencies or other companies that require translation services;
  • Work in translation departments of international organizations

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