BA Translation and Interpreting

General

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Program Description

Students of the Department of Translation and Interpretation gain the professional skills to become successful in the sector, undertaking written and oral translation work, operating effectively in national and international meetings, and capable of translating both scientific and literary documentation.

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Program structure

The course content of the Translation and Interpretation Department is compatible with Yaşar University’s educational philosophy. Within the curriculum, the first year courses aim to build on the student’s fundamental language skills in English, such as reading, writing, and verbal expression. Students will gain full command of the language with an in-depth understanding of the grammatical rules. Courses in written and oral translation are introduced in the following semesters. Theoretical and applied translation courses start in the second year. These focus on written and oral translation proficiency in a range of specialist subject areas including medicine, law, economy, international trade, and European relations. In addition, the department offers French as a second foreign language for eight semesters.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program gain the title: “Translator and Interpreter”. This enables them to work in foreign trade institutions, a range of state departments, publishing companies, translation agencies, legal offices, public notaries, foreign exchange offices in the banking sector, as well as the Ministries of the European Union, Foreign Affairs, National Education, Cultural Affairs, Tourism and Foreign Affairs, as well as at the offices of Foreign Missions. Other career options include English language teaching at a primary or secondary level, or at university preparatory schools.

Entrance requirements for international students

  • Completed online application form https://apply.yasar.edu.tr/
  • High School diploma, school leaving certificate, transcript and reference letter for undergraduate applicants
  • University degree, transcript and academic reference letter for graduate applicants
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Copy of passport
  • Passport photographs
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergrad ... Read More

Yasar University, an English medium, foundation university, is located in the centre of the city of Izmir on the scenic west coast of Turkey. The university offers over 60 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Students are given every opportunity to make the most of their university years; a professional education in a supportive learning environment. Read less