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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Translation & Interpretation via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning

 

This program presents the principles of translation and interpretation with special emphasis on theory, text analysis, effective research methods, and team work. It considers the particular characteristics of business, technical, and legal texts; the theory of translating literature; and the methods for dealing with diverse information media. Special Considerations of this program: The students are required to master the two languages involved. Proof on language level is required prior to admission. The student are required to present three papers (each with 3 pages minimum) of technical, legal, and literary translation, respectively.

 

Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley
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Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
Literature: Forms, Genres, History
The English Language
The Communication Process
Multicultural Diversity
Narrative Development
Business Communications
Multimedia Communications
Translation & Interpretation

 

 

Translation & Interpretation via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Translation & Interpretation via distance learning = 27 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Translation & Interpretation via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Translation & Interpretation via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Translation & Interpretation via distance learning = 27 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Translation & Interpretation via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Writing Fundamentals & Style
This course provides instructions in grammar, sentence, and paragraph structure, elements of composition and essay writing including theme focus, development of central idea, exposition, and argumentation. It shows how to compose clear and concise essays using various expository modes such as definition, exemplification, process, analysis, cause and effect, comparison, and contrast. It considers several writing styles and approaches to both literary and non-literary texts.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Literature: Forms, Genres, History
This course examines how literary forms and genres shape our reading of texts; how these forms and genres change over time; and how literary forms and genres manifest themselves in different cultural traditions. It focuses on different literary themes namely the motive of generational conflict, the human potential for both violence and compassion, death and transfiguration, and women.
Academic Supervisor : Yemi D. Ogunyemi

The English Language
This course deals with the use and abuse of spoken and written English. It studies and evaluates the use of language for various purposes (e.g., colloquial, scientific, legal, political, commercial, journalistic, and literary) in order to increase critical awareness and help to write clearly and effectively. It examines factual, emotive, scientific, and imaginative writing, as well as relevance, context, meaning, tone, feeling, and intention.
Academic Supervisor : Susana Santos

The Communication Process
This course introduces the processes that govern message delivery and reception. It covers intrapersonal and interpersonal communication, non-verbal communication, language and verbal interaction, group communication, and conflict management. It considers the impact of context, situation, perception, culture, medium, and message on communication.
Academic Supervisor : Eduardo Cano Camarero

Multicultural Diversity
The course shows how to deal with a different culture. It covers identity development, acculturation, class, prejudice and discrimination, demographics, and verbal and non-verbal communication in the context of different cultures and values. It examines the impact of different cultural backgrounds on managerial decisions and highlights the complexities of management in a global environment.
Academic Supervisor : Catherine Wanjiru Gachutha

Narrative Development
This course illustrates the means of story-telling and integrates practical writer rules with theoretical models based on literary constructions. It explains the construction of a solid narrative combined with the creation of believable, compelling characters that propel that narrative forward. It finally helps to find personal stories that inspire dramatic narrative.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

Business Communications
This course describes strategies for planning managerial communications and develop skills in oral and written reporting and persuasion. It looks at how new technologies are changing the way people in business communicate, and the implications those changes have on organizations. It considers interviewing, listening, meeting planning, presentations, and telecommunication.
Academic Supervisor : Shelley-Ann Meihuizen

Multimedia Communications
This course provides an appreciation for using the Web and other multimedia for effective communication. It examines both the technology and the principles underlying the use of multimedia resources to enhance the communication process. It explains the business use and development procedures involved in incorporating multimedia into communications.
Academic Supervisor : Ricardo Miralles

Translation & Interpretation
This course presents the principles of translation and interpretation with special emphasis on theory, text analysis, effective research methods, and team work. It considers the particular characteristics of business, technical and legal texts, the theory of translating literature, and dealing with the diverse information media.
Academic Supervisor : Peter A. Muckley

 

Admission - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Translation & Interpretation Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABRALIN - Associação Brasileira de Lingüística

IASS - International Association for Semiotic Studies

 

 

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