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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2007 - 2008

Module Title Dissertation
Module Code LC503
School SALIS

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Level 5 Credit Rating 30
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Module Aims
- to develop student's analytical abilities. - to enable students to pursue in-depth and original research in the field of Translation Studies with appropriate supervision. - to train students in the lucid presentation of research results.

Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to: - undertake independent research - present findings in a coherent manner

Indicative Time Allowances
Lectures 0
Tutorials 0
Laboratories 0
Seminars 0
Independent Learning Time 450

Total 450
Assume that a 30 credit module load represents approximately 450 hours' work, which includes all teaching, in-course assignments, laboratory work or other specialised training and an estimated private learning time associated with the module.

Indicative Syllabus
Possible topics include: Terminology, Translation Criticism, Original Translation with Commentary, Issues in Translation Theory, Translation History, Screen Translation, Translation Technology, Software Localisation.
Continuous Assessment100% Examination Weight0%
Indicative Reading List
See Translation Theory LC502 Reading List
Programme or List of Programmes
MTSMaster of Arts in Translation Studies