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JIT4811 - Theory and Practice of Translation A

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: TBA


Not offered in 2007


This unit provides an introduction to some of the theoretical issues which must be considered when approaching a translation, with special attention given to the ethical issues and to the potential for value adding in the translation process. Practical strategies for getting a translation under way. Experience in translating a variety of different types of texts.


Written assignments (3500 words): 70%
Examination (1 hour): 30%

Contact hours

1.5 hours per week