Modern Languages and Translation | Bachelor's degree | Languages | On Campus | 4 years | Cardiff University | United Kingdom
Our aim at the School of Modern Languages is to enable our students to become ‘global citizens’. Our graduates are highly skilled linguists with a comprehensive skillset which prepares them to work in a host of careers and professions nationally and internationally.
Translation is crucial in today's globalised world. Multinational businesses and international institutions are constantly looking for translators and language specialists. Our Translation program provides you with theoretical, vocational and practical translation skills alongside the opportunity to gain an excellent command of either one or two modern languages. A year spent abroad hones your language, the intercultural awareness so essential to translation and builds a valuable skill set for your CV in a job market thirsty for graduates with strong foreign languages.
As well as receiving practical and in-depth language tuition you will be given translation specific skills in areas such as legal, commercial and scientific translation. These skills will allow you to carve out a particular career path and act as an excellent foundation for a foothold in the translation industry.
Our Translation curriculum is in line with standards set by professional translation bodies including the Institute of Linguists and the Institute for Translators and Interpreters. On completion of this four-year program, you will have a high level of proficiency in your selected languages, as well as a critical understanding of translation in different specialist areas and contexts.
High-quality language teaching delivered by native speakers, with blended learning and digital technologies embedded in the teaching and assessments designed to feed forward into future learning.
A vibrant program of extra-curricular activities to support your language learning and immersion in the culture of the language you have chosen, including extra optional conversation classes with Erasmus students to improve your langu
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