PGDip Applied Translation Studies
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Diploma)
On completion of the programme students should have shown evidence of being able:- to demonstrate competence ini. the exercise of intellectual abilities including translation and revision of a range of text types, and assessing translation quality;ii. appropriate independent use of translation technologies in translation, project management, localisation and terminology management, including specialist Computer-Assisted Translation and localisation tools;iii. the application of theoretical concepts in Translation Studies in order to rate and improve their own translation performance.- to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of techniques applicable to their own scholarship in the field of Translation Studies;- to take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and to develop professional relationships with others, particularly in translation project management and effective team translation projects;- proactively to formulate ideas and hypotheses and to evaluate these;- critically to evaluate current issues and research in Translation Studies.
Transferable (key) skills
Masters (taught), Postgraduate Diploma & Postgraduate Certificate students will have had the opportunity to acquire the following abilities as defined in the modules specified for the programme;- the skills necessary to undertake a higher research degree and/or for employment in a higher capacity in industry or area of professional practice;- evaluating their own achievement and that of others;- self direction and effective decision making in complex and unpredictable situations;- independent learning and the ability to work in a way which ensures continuing professional development;- critically to engage in the development of professional/disciplinary boundaries and norms.
Achievement for the Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and/or depth of knowledge to a complex specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating received opinion;- making sound judgements whilst understanding the limitations on judgements made in the absence of complete data.