Interpretation

Interpretation

The Interpretation thematic has three courses and they are as follows:

  • PhD in Interpretation 
  • MA in Interpretation 
  • Diploma in Community Interpretation

This thematic area covers such course units as Theory of Interpretation,  Consecutive Interpretation, Simultaneous Interpretation, Terminology Development for Interpretation, Interpreting in Specialized fields, Practical Interpreting, Sight Interpretation,  Interpretation and Emerging Global Issues, Research Methods, International Organisations and Interpretation, Voice Training for Interpreters, Social and Psychological Aspects of Language Information Technology for Interpreters, Interpretation and the Media, Public Speaking, Intercultural Communication and Ethics for Interpreters.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Minimum Admission Requirements

  1. Bachelors Degree (minimum Second Class Upper Division) or equivalent in any academic field of study
  2. Bachelors Degree (Second Class Lower Division) or equivalent with a minimum 5 years’ working experience
  3.  Must be proficient in at least two relevant languages from among: English, Kiswahili, Arabic, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Chinese.
  4. Qualified applicants must pass an aptitude test before admission.

Careers

Careers

Qualified Conference Interpreter in respective languages

Qualified Community Interpreter in respective languages

Resources

State of the Art interpretation lab 

state of the art interpretation lab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interpretation booths 

Interpretation booths

Program category
PHD