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Diploma (Especialista universitari) in Translation and New Technologies

A one-year course for translators and technical writers working with Spanish and English, as well as trainees and teachers wishing to develop competence in this field.

THE NEXT STUDENT INTAKE WILL BE IN 2011

Aim: To develop a complete range of professional skills in technical translation, using translation memories. 

Classes: Between 6 and 8.30 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Some sessions may also be held on Wednesday and Friday evenings as required.

Languages: Classes are taught in English or Spanish.

Students: The student intake is currently restricted to 20.

Languages: Classes are taught in English or Spanish.

Modules: Markets and strategies for translation and localization; electronic tools for translators; technical writing in Spanish, technical writing in English, technical writing in Catalan (optional), translation project management, specialized translation, website localization, software localization, revision and editing.

Requirements: Students will require a PC computer (not a Mac) and a working knowledge of Spanish and English, plus a first degree (BA, Licenciatura) in any field. Non-Spanish degrees will have to obtain accreditation within the Spanish system before the Masters diploma can be issued. All students must demonstrate excellent English and Spanish.

Fees: The fees for the one-year course will be 2,000 euros.

Duration: The course comprises 20 ECTS credits. 

Director: Anthony Pym

Academic coordinator: Susanne Schmelzer

Administration: Susana Paxton

Starting date: October 9. 

Completion: Award of the diploma will depend on successful completion of an exam onn June 5.

Pre-enrollment: See information at the Fundació URV (Especialista Universitario en Traducción y Nuevas Tecnologías)

Payment: By bank transfer or Visa card. Local banks offer low-rate credit for our students. Please contact us for further details.


© Intercultural Studies Group 2014
Researching mediation between cultures
Ave. Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona, Spain
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