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Module Specifications

Archived Version 2014 - 2015

Module Title Specialised Translation: Technical (French)
Module Code FR402
School SALIS

Online Module Resources

NFQ level 8 Credit Rating 5
Pre-requisite None
Co-requisite None
Compatibles None
Incompatibles None

Develop your ability to translate texts at an advanced level Enhance your autonomy in sourcing appropriate background documentation Enable you to deal competently with issues of equivalence and difference Prepare you for submission of professional translation assignments

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate advanced translation strategies for a variety of text types within the domain of science and technology and from French as a source language into English as a target language.
2. Create native-speaker, domain-specialist level target language texts, which are fluent and accurate translations of the source text.
3. Work under pressure of time to create advanced translations using a computer and an array of online and hard-copy resources. 4. Locate, critically evaluate and utilise relevant terminological resources.
4. Locate, critically evaluate and utilise relevant terminological resources.

Workload Full-time hours per semester
Type Hours Description
Lecture24No Description
Independent Study101No Description
Total Workload: 125

All module information is indicative and subject to change. For further information,students are advised to refer to the University's Marks and Standards and Programme Specific Regulations at: http://www.dcu.ie/registry/examinations/index.shtml

Indicative Content and Learning Activities

Assessment Breakdown
Continuous Assessment0% Examination Weight100%
Course Work Breakdown
TypeDescription% of totalAssessment Date
Reassessment Requirement
Resit arrangements are explained by the following categories;
1 = A resit is available for all components of the module
2 = No resit is available for 100% continuous assessment module
3 = No resit is available for the continuous assessment component
Indicative Reading List

    Other Resources

    Programme or List of Programmes
    ALISTBA in Applied Lang & Translation Studies
    HMSAStudy Abroad (Humanities & Soc Science)
    MTSMaster of Arts in Translation Studies
    MTTMSc in Translation Technology