MSc in Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology


The MSc in Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology is designed to provide training for those intending to enter the field of specialised translation. 

The programme offers you the opportunity to develop your translation and language skills, to deepen your understanding of the workings of language as an essential tool of communication and to gain vital experience in the rapidly developing area of translation technology. As a graduate of the programme you will be equipped with the practical competence needed for professional work in the fields of translation, subtitling, dubbing and software localisation and for research work in translation studies. 

The focus on scientific, technical and medical translation together with the emphasis on technology and translation practice in specific language pairs makes this attractive programme a unique contribution to translation studies in the UK, and indeed in the world. 

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At UCL we prepare you for the professional world, by translating work on the widest possible variety of material, ranging from medical reports and research papers, through patents and product documentation, to publicity material, audiovisual programmes, web pages and software.

During the programme, you will become conversant with the computer-based translation technology which has been transforming the way in which professional translators work. You will also experience a number of translation-related roles, such as those of terminologist, proof-reader, desk-top publishing specialist and project manager.

Our Scientific, Technical and Medical Translation with Translation Technology MSc is part of the European Master's in Translation (EMT) network and the Translation Group is also a member of Optimale, a European academic network involved in Optimising Professional Translator Training in a Multilingual Europe.

We work closely with the specialist software providers and other industry partners to ensure that the programme possesses the maximum of professional relevance.

We are also corporate members of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and have a good working relationship with this professional body's London Regional Group, from whose ranks a number of our tutors are drawn.

Language combinations

From English into :: Arabic :: Bulgarian :: Chinese :: Danish :: Dutch :: French :: German :: Greek :: Hungarian :: Italian :: Japanese :: Korean :: Norwegian :: Polish :: Portuguese :: Romanian :: Russian :: Spanish :: Swedish :: Thai :: Turkish 

From French :: German :: Spanish into English

(All these subject to student numbers.)