MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
MA Translation, Interpreting and Subtitling options

Year 1, Component 04

LG624-7-SP or LA875-7-SP or LA876-7-AU
LA875-7-SP
Technologies of Translation II and Post Editing
(15 CREDITS)

Do you want to keep abreast of the translation industry and gain a clear overviewof current translation technologies? This module will enable you to gain hands on experience of Computer Aided Translation tools and looks at a range of technologically sophisticated added value services, including website localisation and desktop publishing, to help you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully place yourself into this rapidly expanding industry.

LA876-7-AU
Audiovisual Translation
(15 CREDITS)

What is audiovisual translation? This module will introduce you to the key theoretical concepts and professional practices in audiovisual and multimodal text translation. You will explore key theories and current trends in the field and develop a critical awareness of the practical, linguistic, social and cultural issues associated with audiovisual translation. Practical assignments in subtitling, dubbing and voiceover will help you to apply your knowledge and develop the technical skillss required to work in this specialised field.

LG624-7-SP
Intercultural Communication: communicating across languages and cultures
(15 CREDITS)

This module will acquaint you with some of the existing approaches and issues in intercultural communication, balancing theoretical insight with advanced practical skills. You will investigate communication patterns in different cultures and languages including illocutionary force, indirect speech acts and politeness and look at how cultural norms, values and conventions influence linguistic choices across languages and cultures.

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