Specialised Translation – PG Cert


Why study this course?

Enhance your career opportunities and employability in the translation industry with this Specialised Translation Postgraduate Certification.

Gain practical experience in a range of specialised translation areas including medicine, law, IT, politics, advertising and business.

You can study this course in the following languages, all paired with English: Arabic, Mandarin, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

More about this course

This Specialised Translation PG Cert is the ideal course if you’re a practising translator who wishes to improve your knowledge of translation while also gaining practical experience.

You’ll learn about the characteristics of specialised texts and how to translate these. You’ll also learn about specialised translation in relation to international organisations.

By gaining hands-on experience of translating specialised texts within fields such as medicine, law, IT, politics, business and advertising, you’ll be able to put these skills to good use once you complete the course.

Although this course has been specifically designed for translators, it would also benefit other language specialists looking to broaden their knowledge of specialised texts.

Modular structure

Example modules include: 

  • Characteristics of Specialised Texts (core, 20 credits)
  • The Translator and the Specialised Text (core, 20 credits)
  • Translating for International Organisations (core, 20 credits)
Where this course can take you

The translation industry is a popular sector around the world and skilled translators are highly sought after. Our graduates have gone on to work as freelance or in-house translators with translation service providers, governmental bodies, international organisations and the business sector, to name a few examples.