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Modern Foreign Languages

The School of Modern Languages is pleased to offer a range of specialist translation standalone modules from our MA in Translation Studies, to those working as professional translators in the public and private sectors.


The following module has typically been offered as standalone option:

Translation of Minority Languages

This module aims to present the nature and cultural role of the minority languages of Europe from the perspective of translation.

The module examines the specificity of minority languages, the politics and policies regarding their constitution and translation, their role in European culture and society and the parameters of their cultural and political dimensions, and the legal framework within which they exist. It offers an overview on questions of translation in minority language contexts as well as a specific examples taken from different European locales as well as from a postcolonial perspective.


Applicants should apply using the module application form.

Please contact the CPD Unit for further guidance on the application process.

Standalone module application form

We aim to process your application as quickly as possible.

Equal opportunities monitoring form

To monitor the effectiveness of our equal opportunities policy, we require applicants to provide the information outlined in this form.

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