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CenTraS

The Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) at UCL School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) hosts an internationally leading research and teaching community, covering a wide range of fields within Translation Studies, from audiovisual translation and translation technology to specialised translation, interpreting and literary translation. Our postgraduate studies include taught programmes with specialised pathways at MA or MSc level, and a PhD programme for research students. CenTraS also offers a wide range of high-quality translation-related activities. These include short courses for professional development, as well as translation and accessibility services across different media and languages.

CenTraS activities rely on a team of renowned academics and professional translators and interpreters, which has gained an international reputation for the quality of its teaching and research. Our research activity focuses on specialisms such as translation theory, theatre translation, audiovisual translation, translation technology, translation training and intercultural mediation.

At CenTraS we also work closely with industry partners to ensure that our programmes possess the maximum professional relevance, and we organise various activities which offer students a unique opportunity to establish contact with professional translators and interpreters, translation agencies and leading academics.

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Postgraduate Studies

Postgraduate studies include taught programmes with specialised routes at MA or MSc level.

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Research Activities

Find out more about PhD and our research activity which focuses on specialisms such as translation theory, metaphor in translation, theatre translation, specialised translation, audiovisual translation, translation technology, intercultural interaction and interpreting

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Professional Courses

CenTraS also offers a wide range of high-quality short courses for professional development.

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TraMAS

TraMAS (Courses & Translation and Media Accessibility Services) offers high quality translation and accessibility services across different media and languages.