Programmes

Simultaneous Interpreting

The graduates of Master of Arts in Simultaneous Interpreting Pragramme are expected to possess a high level of language and communication proficiency that will enable them to perform professionally in advanced interpreting (consecutive and simultaneous) with high competency. They should also possess basic skills for lifelong learning and be international in outlook, upright in character, and committed to serving the needs of society. The solid training offered by this Programme will also make its graduates competetive candidates for research postgraduate programmes in SI.

Course Groupings

MASI

Course Code

Course Title

Units

I. Required Courses

Year 1

Year 2

TRA5102

Advanced English to Chinese Translation

3

 

TRA5202

Advanced English to Chinese Consecutive Interpreting

3

TRA5300

Approaches to Translation and Interpreting Studies

3

 

TRA5401

Foundation in Chinese to English Simultaneous Interpreting

 

3

TRA5402

Foundation in English to Chinese Simultaneous Interpreting

3

TRA5403

Practicum 2

3

TRA5405

Simultaneous Interpreting for Global Cooperation and Development

3

II. Elective Courses

1. Concentration Electives

TRA5101

Advanced Chinese to English Translation

12

(four courses from the ten, including at least three interpreting courses )

 

 

 

TRA5111

Translation of Economic and Trade Texts

TRA5112

Translation of Legal Texts

TRA5113

Translation of Texts for the Media

TRA5114

Translation of Literary Texts

TRA5201

Advanced Chinese to English Consecutive Interpreting

TRA5211

Consecutive Interpreting for Public Affairs

TRA5212

Consecutive Interpreting for Finance and Economics

TRA5213

Community Interpreting

TRA5214

Practicum 1

TRA5411

Simultaneous Interpreting for Science and Technology

 

6

(two courses from the three)

TRA5412

Simultaneous Interpreting for Economics and Trade

TRA5413

Simultaneous Interpreting for International Relations

2. General Electives

TRA5311

Introduction to Computer-aided Translation

6

(two courses from the six)

 

TRA5313

Seminars 1

TRA5314

Translation Project and Management

TRA5601

Second Foreign Language I

TRA5602

Second Foreign Language II

TRA5701

Creative Writing (with an emphasis on prose)

TRA5511

Seminars 2

 

6

(two courses from the five)

TRA5512

Translation Workshop

TRA5513

Simultaneous Interpreting for Contemporary Issues

TRA5603

Second Foreign Language III

TRA5604

Second Foreign Language IV

Total Units:

51

Required

9

12

Concentration Electives

12

6

General Electives

6

6

               

All applicants should fulfill the requirements prescribed below:
· Graduated from a recognized university and obtained a Bachelor’s degree, normally achieving an average grade of not lower than “B” ; or
· Graduated from an honours programme of a recognized university with a Bachelor’s degree, normally with honors not lower than Second Class; or
· Completed a course of study in a tertiary educational institution and obtained professional or similar qualifications equivalent to an honours degree


· Fulfilled the following English Language Proficiency Requirement:

- TOEFL (normally not lower than 550 Paper-based;
213 computer-based; or 79 internet-based); or
- IELTS (Academic) (normally not lower than Band 6.5); or
- GMAT (Verbal, normally not lower than 21);

Note:
The above is only the requirement to be eligible to sit the English language test organized by the Programmes.

Application Fee
Application fee: RMB 300/application

 

Required Application Materials
Please submit the following items (no. 1-8) to us.
1. Completed Application Form;
2. Official Transcripts from the University attended by applications;
3. Copies of Degree Certificates;
4. Documents showing the applicant has fulfilled the English Language Proficiency Requirement;
5. Confidential Recommendations from Two referees respectively;
6. Personal Statement and CV;
7. Copies of your Identity Card or Passport;
8. Other supporting documents upon request.

Application Deadline:

First Round: September 20th, 2019 - November 20th, 2019

Second Round: November 21th, 2019 - February 29th, 2020

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