Throughout this course, we aim to stimulate you to grapple with the tough issues in translation and develop an attitude of asking questions of the process.
It is taught in partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators and SIL International.
You will address issues such as:
You will also engage with the application of theory and principles of translation to Biblical texts. This will include the following elements:
The course will include session time dedicated to introductory training in the use of computer-based translation resources, practical experience of translating, group discussion and presentations.
The Translation Course can be taken as part of the MA in Field Linguistics. It can be taken directly after the Assignment Related Training course, but more usually, following an 18-24 month internship with SIL. It may also be required training for those preparing for a specialist role with SIL.
We strongly recommend that all who take the Translation Course also take the preceding Meaning and Communication course and Paratext Training Course.
The usual entry requirements for a Redcliffe College postgraduate level course apply.
The Translation Course forms part of the PGDip stage of MA Field Linguistics, which runs from January to June. It can also be studied as a standalone module.
The Translation Course runs from 31 January - 8 March 2019.
Application deadline as a standalone module: Friday 17 January 2018
For full course dates, please click here: 2019
The tuition fees for The Translation Course in 2019 are £700.
For more information about course fees and accommodation options, see our fees page.
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