Foundation Course

in Translation

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About This Course

A comprehensive course for candidates with little to no translation experience who wish to start a career in translation.

This course combines translation theory, techniques, and technology with practice to provide you with a solid foundation of knowledge and experience needed to confidently sit the Diploma in Translation exam and set up as a professional freelance translator.

What You Will Learn

On-demand webinars and lessons covering theoretical tools, translation technology, and how to approach the general and semi-specialised papers for the exam.

In addition, you will explore how to launch your career as a freelance translator who offers an outstanding level of service. A high level of professionalism is the ultimate competitive edge in this profession.

You are allocated a private tutor in your language combination who is qualified and experienced to feedback on your 18 translation assignments covering all 3 units of the exam.

Course Syllabus

Introduction to Translation: Introduction to Translation Studies | Ethics for Translators

Translation Theory I: Translation Theory I | Translation of General Papers

Translation Theory II: Translation Theory II | Specialised Translation I (Technology, Business, and Literature) | Specialised Translation II (Science, Social Science and Law)

CAT Tools: Introduction to Computer-Assisted Translation 

The Business of Translation

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