University of Buea - Université de Buea

ASTI University of Buea Division I, II ASTI de Buea

Master of Arts in Translation

DURATION OF STUDIES: 2 YEARS

OBJECTIVES OF DEGREE PROGRAMME
  • Train professional translators for national, public and private sectors and for the international market;
  • Promote research in translation studies.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Journalism and Communication, Diplomacy, Teaching, Public Relations and Advertising, Self-employment and Consultancy services.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
At least a bachelor’s degree in any field and success in the competitive entrance examination. In any case, candidates should qualify in one of the language combinations offered by the School.

METHODS OF TEACHING AND EVALUATION
Teaching shall be through lectures, tutorials and practical translation sessions. Evaluation shall be through continuous assessment, end-of-semester examinations and end-of-course thesis.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS ASTI University of Buea:

128 credits for bilinguals and 144 for trilinguals (for course work) and successful public defence of the end-of-course thesis.

NOTE:

For the first year: Students with a two-language combination carry: 34 credits for the first semester while those with a three-language combination carry 40 credits.
In the second semester, students with a two-language combination carry 30 credits while those with a three-language combination carry 36 credits. ASTI University of Buea.
For the second year: Students with a two-language combination carry 28 credits in the first semester while those with a three-language combination carry 30 credits.
In the second semester, students with a two-language combination carry 36 credits while those with a three-language combination carry 38 credits.
Electives: Students with a two-language combination take one elective each semester while those with a three-language combination do not take any electives.
Practicum: Internship in the professional milieu during the holidays
The total number of credits earned at the end of two years is 128 credits for bilinguals and 144 credits for trilinguals.

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