Research Skills and Methods in Translation Studies 1

Module code: TS7002

This module will be taught through a series of seminars where you will be given step-by-step tasks to undertake guided research. Research is crucial for the preparation of many translation assignments. It allows the translator to obtain contextual knowledge on their subject matter and work more smoothly. We will develop our research skills and methods, understanding the very nature of them in human sciences, and employing them appropriately in relevant research tasks. You will also prepare and present a presentation using appropriate delivery skills for the intended purpose and audience.

Learning

  • 10 hours of seminars
  • 140 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Annotated bibliography, 1,500 words (40%)
  • PowerPoint presentation (60%)