3Sep

M.A., Translation

Program Information

Degree offered: M.A. Translation

Specialty: Translation

Duration of studies: 2 years

Objectives of Degree Programme

  • Train professional translators for national, public and private sectors and for the international market;
  • Promote research in translation studies.

Admission Requirements

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in any field and success in the competitive entrance examination. In any case, candidates should qualify in one of the language combinations offered by the School.

Graduation Requirements: 128 credits for bilinguals and 144 for trilinguals (for course work) and successful public defence of the end-of-course thesis.

Employment Opportunities

  • Journalism and Communication, Diplomacy, Teaching, Public Relations and Advertising, Self-employment and Consultancy services.

Skills to be Acquired

Teaching shall be by lectures, tutorials, practicals and internship placement. Courses shall be examined through continuous assessment, including class and take-home assignments, and end-of-semester examinations. In order to specialise in either Translation or Interpretation (year four), the student must have achieved acceptable performance in the corresponding subjects (Translation / Interpretation) in year 3 and the 2nd semester examination.

[space height="20"]

[divider scroll_text="Scroll to top"]

[space height="20"]

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE OF THE MASTER OF ARTS IN TRANSLATION
Downloads of Programme Structure pdf doc

YEAR ONE

Course Code Course Tittle Credit Value Status

L

T

P

Pre-requisite

  FIRST SEMESTER

TRA 601

General Translation from French into English I

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 603

General Translation from English into French I

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 605

Specialised Translation from French into English I

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 607

Specialised Translation from English into French I

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 609

Translation C – A I

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 611

Computer-Assisted Translation I

4

C

10

20

10

TRA 613

History and Theory of Translation

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 615

Terminology I

4

C

20

10

10

Total

 

34/40

 

240

160

 

 

SECOND SEMESTER

TRA 602

General Translation from French into English II

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 601

TRA 604

General Translation from English into French II

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 603

TRA 606

Specialised Translation from French into English II

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 605

TRA 608

Specialised Translation from English into French II

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 607

TRA 610

Translation C – A II

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 610

TRA 612

Research Methodology

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 614

Practicum

6

C

120

Total  

30/36

 

180

120

120

 

GRAND TOTAL

 

 

420

280

120

 

 

YEAR TWO

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Value

Status

L

T

P

Pre-requisite

  FIRST SEMESTER

TRA 617 General Translation from French into English III

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 602

TRA 619 General Translation from English into French III

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 604

TRA 621 Specialised Translation from French into English III

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 606

TRA 623 Specialised Translation from English into French III

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 608

TRA 625 Translation C – A III

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 610

TRA 627 Revision and Editing (English-French/French-English)

4

C

20

10

10

*** Elective

6

E

20

20

20

Total  

28/30

 

180

140

20

 

  SECOND SEMESTER

TRA 618 General Translation from French into English IV and Professional Practice

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 617

TRA 620 General Translation from English into French IV and Professional Practice

6

C

20

20

20

TRA 619

TRA 622 Specialised Translation from French into English IV

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 621

TRA 624 Specialised Translation from English into French IV

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 623

TRA 626 Translation C – A IV

4

C

20

10

10

TRA 625

***

Elective

6

E

20

20

20

TRA 698 Thesis

12

C

120

Total  

36/38

 

180

240

20

 

GRAND TOTAL

 

 

360

380

40

 

*** ELECTIVES

 

YEAR TWO

Course Code Course Title

Prerequisite

  FIRST SEMESTER

TRA 629 Audio-Visual Translation I

TRA 631 Translation from/into African Languages I

TRA 633 Literary theory and translation

TRA 637 Computer-Assisted translation II

GEN 601 Economics

ARL 201 Introduction to Arabic I

SPL  201 Introduction to Spanish I

GEL 201

POL 201

CHL 201

Introduction to German I

Introduction to Portuguese I

Introduction to Chinese I

  SECOND SEMESTER

TRA 630 Audio-Visual Translation II

TRA 629

TRA 632 Translation from/into African Languages II

TRA 631

TRA 634 Terminology II

TRA 633

INT  632 Sight Translation and Introduction to Interpretation

GEN 602 Current Events

GEN 604 Law and Cameroonian Institutions

ARL 202 Introduction to Arabic II

ARL 201

SPL  202 Introduction to Spanish II

SPL 201

GEL 202

POL 202

CHL 202

Introduction to German II

Introduction to Portuguese II

Introduction to Chinese II

GEL 201

POL 201

CHL 201