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Pursue a postgraduate degree in translation studies at University of Durham’s School of Modern Languages and Culture (MLAC)!

Located in Durham, the university is placed in one of the most beautiful cities in the UK. Two of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, Durham Castle and Cathedral, are near River Wear where MLAC is situated.

The School of Modern Languages and Culture is consistently ranked as one of the top translation and interpretations schools in the UK. Ranked number 5 at Good University Guide 2015, Durham’s reputation for quality education and excellent research is no doubt a melting pot of bright individuals. With University of Durham’s internationally recognised academics in the field of modern languages, students will be able to acquire the quintessential knowledge not just on translation and interpretation but also the intersection of history, culture, and politics in the said field.

Why MLAC?

  • MLAC offers vital coursework to its students. In the MA programme, students have a range of programmes specific to international languages such as Arabic, French, Spanish, Chinese, and Japanese. They also have an opportunity to carry out a research degree at MA and PhD level in variety of areas—funding opportunities are available.
  • MLAC have over 50 postgraduates working on topics as diverse as translation, literature, theatre, cinema, and photography, and participating in a variety of postgraduate activities, including dialogue days and research seminars. A number of publications also stemmed out from student organised successful conferences.
  • MLAC offers expertise ranging from medieval texts to modern media (photography and film)—an intersection between the textual, historical, and visual. Moreover, the culture of interdisciplinary research and collaboration has shaped MLAC over the past few years.

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