NUI Galway Postgraduate Prospectus 2021

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies Advanced Language Skills: French, German, Italian or Spanish Your Course This master ’s programme provides advanced linguistic and technical training to prepare you for work as a linguist. There is a growing demand for such specialised services. You will develop your language skills to a high level and gain experience in the area of translation technology. You will acquire a high level of communication skills in your chosen language speciality of French, German, Italian or Spanish. Course content includes: • Translation Methodology and Text; • Audiovisual Translation; • Language and Intercultural Communication; • Translation Studies; • Dissertation. This is an MA in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. For more information on how you can tailor your master’s programme in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures to suit your interests, see page 26. Career Opportunities Our students have found employment in a variety of contexts, both in Ireland and abroad. In particular, graduates have been employed by national and international translation companies, EU offices, and international customer care and marketing centres. Many have taken up second- and third-level teaching positions. A number of graduates have progressed to doctoral studies and have obtained prestigious scholarships. Minimum Entry Requirements Second Class Honours NQAI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honours Grade 2 or equivalent in the language to be studied. FIND OUT MORE AT: advanced-language-skills.html

PROGRAMMES AVAILABLE: MA DURATION: 1 year, full-time NUMBER OF PLACES: 30 COURSE INSTANCE(S): 1MLS1 FEES AND FUNDING: Fees information and funding opportunities: pages 286 and 288. WHEN TO APPLY: NUI Galway does not set a deadline for receipt of applications (with some exceptions). Offers will be issued on a continuous basis. Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. See page 284 for full details of when and how to apply. CONTACT Dr Máire Áine Ní Mhainnín T: +353 91 493 397 E: Dr Laura McLoughlin T: +353 91 492 240 E: 3 GOOD REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE 1. The programme offers intensive training in the use of Trados translation software. 2. Optional modules provide the opportunity to concentrate on areas of particular interest. 3. You can specialise in French, German, Italian or Spanish.

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