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8220F-62 - Translating and Interpreting MPhil, PhD

Translating and Interpreting MPhil, PhD

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Start in: September 2022

We invite research proposals for research degrees in translation and interpreting. We offer supervision in fields such as linguistics and literature, culture, identity and professional studies, psychology and philosophy.

Overview

In today's globalised world, translation and interpreting has an ever-growing role. Our main research purpose is to find out more about how it works - from professional, language and cultural perspectives.

We offer expert supervision in the areas of:

  • Interpreting (Dr Chen, Dr Jin, Dr Wu, Dr Du)
  • Psycholinguistics of interpreting and translating (Dr Jin, Dr Lin)
  • Sociolinguistics, discourse analysis in translation and interpreting (Dr Du, Dr Hall)
  • Linguistic diversity and social justice (Dr Du)
  • Translating literature (Prof Jones, Dr Henry-Tierney, Dr Lin)
  • Translation and culture (Dr Chen, Prof Jones, Dr Lin)
  • Translation and ethics, ideology, and power (Prof Jones, Dr Lin)
  • Translation products, processes and strategies (Dr Chen, Dr Jin, Prof Jones, Dr Lin)
  • Translator and interpreter training and assessment (Dr Chen, Dr Wu)
  • Reflective/autonomous learning and educational psychology (Dr Chen, Dr Wu)
  • Audiovisual translation studies (Dr Chen, Dr Henry-Tierney)
  • Legal translation and legal and medical interpreting (Dr Du)
  • Migration and multilingualism (Dr Du)

We can offer support for projects involving English plus the following languages:

  • Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Quechua
  • Spanish

 

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How you'll learn

Your development

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) researcher development programme 

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  • perform better as a researcher
  • boost your career prospects
  • broaden your impact

Through workshops and activities, it will build your transferable skills and increase your confidence.

You’ll cover:

  • techniques for effective research
  • methods for better collaborative working
  • essential professional standards and requirements

Your programme is flexible. You can adapt it to meet your changing needs as you progress through your doctorate.

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Doctoral training and partnerships

There are opportunities to undertake your PhD at Newcastle within a:

  • Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)
  • Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

Being part of a CDT or DTP has many benefits:

  • they combine research expertise and training of a number of leading universities, academic schools and academics.
  • you’ll study alongside a cohort of other PhD students
  • they’re often interdisciplinary
  • your PhD will normally be funded

Find out more about doctoral training and partnerships

If there are currently opportunities available in your subject area you’ll find them when you search for funding in the fees and funding section on this course.

The following centres/partnerships below may have PhD opportunities available in your subject area in the future:

Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership - www.northernbridge.ac.uk/

Your future

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Facilities

Our facilities include:

  • a postgraduate common room
  • three dedicated interpreting suites
  • professional translation software
  • the Language Resource Centre, equipped with audio-visual and computing facilities linked to a digital speech bank

 

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2022 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

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  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2022 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

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Email: modlang.pgadmin@ncl.ac.uk

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