Minor in Translation & Interpreting


Duration: 2- 4 Years
Medium of Instruction: Chinese & English

Aims


This Minor programme is open to all students at the University of Macau interested in acquiring a working knowledge of skills in translation between Chinese and English. It aims to develop students’ ability to communicate effectively across languages and cultures.

Features


The programme offers grounding in essentials of translation: understanding the linguistic differences between Chinese and English and basic techniques employed in translation between the two languages.  It also offers a wide variety of courses on translation and interpreting covering different genres and modes of working.  Our faculty is made up of internationally renowned scholars and professionals with years of experience in the field.

Graduation Requirements


Obtaining the Translation minor will require the completion of 2 compulsory courses (6 credits) and 8 elective courses (24 credits).  A total of 30 credits are required to obtain the minor.

Entry Requirements


Please refer to the Registry’s website.

Career Prospects


Given the multilingual context of Macao and also the needs of an increasingly globalized workplace, a Minor in Translation and Interpreting gives the an attractive set of skills that would be desirable for most profiles.  Our alumni have consistently found having a minor in translation advantageous in their careers.