MALAYSIA

 
 
Penang
 
Translation Studies at Translation and Interpretation Section, School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) [University of Science Malaysia].

USM offers BA, MA, and PhD programs in Translation Studies.

The graduate programs include: MA in Translation Studies (Mixed Mode)

Program Structure
- Advanced Theories of Translation
- Advanced Principles and Methods of   Translation
- Graduate Seminar-Issues in Translation
- Translation as a Profession
- Literary Texts and Translation
- Scientific and Technical Texts and   Translation
- Dissertation

Admission Requirements
Applicants should possess one of the following:
- A Bachelor's degree in related areas.
- Foreign applicants are required to have a   minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of   English as a Foreign Language) or minimum   score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English   Language Testing System). Results must be   attached with the application form.
Duration
Full-time: Min 12 months / Max 24 months
Part-time: Min 24 months / Max 48 months

Admission Requirements
Applicants should possess the following:

MA
- A Bachelor's degree in related areas.
- Proposal for master's thesis, resume, and two recommendation letters

PhD
- A Master's or Bachelor's (First Class Honors/CGPA>3.67) degree in a related area

- Proposal for doctoral thesis, resume, and two recommendation letters

Note: For both programs, foreign applicants are required to have a minimum score of 550 in TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Results must be attached with the application form.

Duration

MA
Full-time: Min 12 months / Max 36 months
Part-time: Min 24 months / Max 72 months

PhD
Full-time: Min 24 months / Max 60 months
Part-time: Min 36 months / Max 90 months

Related Links:

 MA Mixed Mode
http://www.ips.usm.my/images/degree/purearts/human3.htm

MA and PhD by Research

http://www.ips.usm.my/images/degree/purearts/human6.htm

 


Last update 18 January 2008
Our thanks to Masood Khoshsaligheh