PGDip in Conference Interpreting
(Award available for year: Postgraduate Diploma)
On completion of the programme students should be able to:- demonstrate mastery of techniques for interpreting in consecutive and simultaneous modes; - evaluate interpreting performances with the benefit of specialist knowledge of professional norms;- take a proactive and self-reflective role in working and developing professional relationships with others;- perform in high-intensity scenarios;- demonstrate understanding of concepts in the broader discipline of translation studies.
Transferable (key) skills
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 for employment in a higher capacity in language services of national and international organisations;- 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 degree of PG Diploma (taught programme) will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the programme and will involve the achievement of the students in:- evidencing an ability to conduct independent enquiry within the discipline;- demonstrating the ability to apply breadth and depth of knowledge to a specialist area;- drawing on a range of perspectives on an area of study;- evaluating and criticising received opinion.