Translation Technology – PG Cert


Why study this course?

Specifically designed for professional translators or suitably-qualified graduates, this course will give you knowledge in translation technology and enhance your employability prospects.

You’ll learn how to use various translation environment tools (TEnTs), as well as language localisation and subtitling software.

You can study this course in the following language combinations: English into French, Italian and Spanish; plus French, Italian and Spanish into English.

More about this course

Well-trained specialist translators are highly desirable to employers in the translation industry. This Translation Technology Postgraduate Certification will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills to use translation technology software.

You’ll also gain practical experience that aims to give you a head-start in the competitive translation market, helping you to stand out from other translators in the field.

You’ll use the following software:

  • SDL Trados Studio
  • SDL MultiTerm
  • Wordfast Anywhere
  • Crowdin, a localisation management platform
  • Memsource, a translation management system
  • OOONA, subtitling software

On successful completion of the course, you’ll be able to work in a wide range of sectors including the translation service providers, localisation companies, subtitling companies and the film industry to name a few.

As well as translators, this course could also benefit other suitably qualified language specialists who want to learn how to use translation software.

Modular structure

Example modules include: 

  • Translation Tools and the Translator (core, 20 credits)
  • Website and Software Localisation (core, 20 credits)
  • Subtitling (core, 20 credits)
Where this course can take you

Skilled translators are highly sought after. You could go on to work as a freelance translator  or in-house for a translation agency,  a private company or an international institution or  corporation.

After completing this course, you could work as a translator, a specialist in subtitling or software and website localisation in a range of sectors such as business, advertising and the translation industry.