The School of Modern Languages offers the possibility to do a PhD/MPhil in Translation Studies (three years full-time; six years part-time). The School has a long tradition of excellent postgraduate student support. Depending on the chosen research area, students will be assigned one or two supervisors and are guaranteed full access to computing facilities (including translation memory software), library provision and all School resources including the film library. There is a dedicated postgraduate study area within the School which students are encouraged to use as often as they can.
Our academic staff in Translation Studies can offer MPhil/PhD supervision on a wide variety of topics, a selection of which are listed below:
Welsh Translation Studies
Translation and Chinese Studies
Translation and ideology
Corpus-aided discourse analysis
Critical theory in translation
Gender studies and translation
Translation and creative writing
Co-supervision of comparative topics within the School can also be offered.
Course content is for guidance purposes only and may be subject to change.