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Chinese to English Translation and Language TeachingSingleton Park Campus
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Location: Singleton Park Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £15100
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Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University. The MA in Chinese-English Translation and Language is available if you are a first language Mandarin speaker from China, interested in an applied language career such as translating and teaching English or Chinese as a foreign language. This course gives you language-specific skills in translation studies and applied linguistics. It aims to lock the broad area of translation into a specific context, translating between English and Chinese. You will address the issue of non-native speakers as English teachers, applied language studies, and translating and teaching English or Chinese as a second language.
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The typical entry requirement is a first degree in English language or Chinese language related studies, normally a lower second Class or above or equivalent. Overseas students are expected to possess an IELTS score of 6.0.
IELTS: 6.5 (with no component less than 6)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Swansea University, Teacher training and education. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
For international students, there is a wealth of information on the university's website to help them before they arrive in Wales. Once there the help is more hands on and includes information on visas and immigration as well as English language skills. The English language training services is an accredited program to assist those to whom the language isn't their first. There is also help with developing a career after university and finding co-curricular activities. For non-academic matters, there is the ISAS, the International Student Advice Service who are available for matters such as health and wellbeing, bringing families while studying and financial advice. They are based in the Keir Hardie Building within the university. There are plenty of services available to help students make the most of their time at the university. These range from student counselling and health centre to academic success programmes. The campus is one of the few in the UK to have a mosque on site as well as chaplain services. Student run media includes a radio station. The university's International Sports Village is just five minutes' walk from Singleton Park campus and has a host of facilities for the many sports clubs and teams. These include floodlit playing fields, eight-lane track, training centre, lacrosse and cricket pitches, tennis and squash courts and a climbing wall. Next door is the Wales National Pool, a 50-metre pool complying to FINA standards and was used for training for the London 2012 Olympics.