Postgraduate
MA Advanced Language Skills [French, German, Italian or Spanish]

NUI Galway

Course Overview


This master’s programme provides advanced linguistic and technical training to prepare you for work as a linguist.

There is a growing demand for such specialized services. You will develop your language skills to a high level and gain experience in the area of translation technology. You will acquire a high level of communication skills in your chosen language speciality of French, German, Italian or Spanish.
Course content includes:
• Translation Methodology and Text;
• Audiovisual Translation;
• Language and Intercultural Communication;
• Translation Studies;
• Dissertation.

What you need to know

Where is the course located?

Dublin City

What is the length of the course?

12 Months (1 Year) Full-time


When can I apply?

You can apply today

When does the course start?

September

Placement options


Application Closing Date

Open for an application

Number of Places

30

Fees and Funding

Non-EU Tuition Fees

€ 15,550

Living Costs per year

€ 10,000

Application Fee

€ 60

Features and Benefits


  • Our students have found employment in a variety of contexts, both in Ireland and abroad.
  • A number of graduates have progressed to doctoral studies and have obtained prestigious scholarships.
  • Graduates have been employed by national and international translation companies, EU offices, and international customer care and marketing centres.
  • Many have taken up second and third-level teaching positions.

Entry requirements

How to Apply

Once you are ready to start your application, please click on APPLY NOW

As part of your application, you will be required to submit:

  • Your academic history and transcripts (Actual and/or Predicted Grades)
  • Proof of English proficiency (typically IELTS or TOEFL scores)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your passport
  • Personal Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Extra requests for certain courses

Minimum entry requirements

Second Class Honors NQAI Level 8 degree or equivalent, with Second Class Honors Grade 2 or equivalent in the language to be studied.

English Requirements

Arts/Business/Law (No less than 5.5 in any Component)
IELTS: 6.5 Overall
TOEFL: 88
Pearson (PTE): 61
Duolingo English Test (DET)**: 110
• Temporary measure for 2020 only in response to COVID-19

Special Entry Requirements

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Career Prospects


Our students have found employment in a variety of contexts, both in Ireland and abroad. In particular, graduates have been employed by national and international translation companies, EU offices, and international customer care and marketing centers. Many have taken up second and third-level teaching positions. A number of graduates have progressed to doctoral studies and have obtained prestigious scholarships.

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