Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Translation and Interpretation

REQUIREMENTS

 
• Pass STPM with minimum Grade C (GP 2.0) in any 2 subjects / Pass UEC with minimum
Grade B in any 5 subjects / Pass
Matriculation or Foundation with at least
CGPA 2.00 or other equivalent qualifications
 
*All applicants must obtain a pass in English and BM / Chinese in SPM
 

DURATION

 
3 Years (full time)
 
6 Years (part time)
 
*2 Years (diploma in a related field)
 
 
 
 

INTAKES

 
April
 
July
 
November
 
 
 
 
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

THE PROGRAMME

This programme is a sought after combination of bilingual education and its practical application. Students master Chinese and English or Malay and English, honing their skills through extensive practice, applying insights drawn from theoretical studies as well as professional practice in translation and interpretation.

The specialised courses offered in this programme also prepare undergraduates to focus on areas of their interest such as business and communication. Use of technology such as translation softwares in various aspects of translation and interpretation also ensures that the programme meets the current job demands in the related field.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Translator, Author, Archivist, Corporate Recruiter, Diplomat, Freelance Writer, Immigration Officer, Foreign Service Personnel, Human Resources Specialist, Interpreter, Journalist, Labour Relations Representative, Media Correspondent, Publisher, Humanitarian Project Manager, Speech Writer, Teacher

 

PATHWAY

Postgraduate studies in related fields

 

INTERNSHIP

4 months

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
  • Presentation Skills
  • Introduction to Translation
  • Basic Writing and Study Skills
  • Linguistics
  • Language and Society
  • Lexicology and Terminology
  • Syntax and Semantics for Translation
  • Language, Law and Translation
  • Theory and Procedures of Translation
  • Negotiation Skills) / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Religious Philosophy
  • English for Communication
  • Practical Translation
  • Introduction to Interpretation Skills
  • Academic Writing
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
  • Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • English Pronunciation
  • Discovering Critical Interfaces Between Translation and Theory
  • Producing and Editing Translation
  • Problems of Translation and Interpretation
  • Translation for Specific Purposes
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)/ BM Komunikasi 2
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • Self Development
  • Project Paper 1 (Translation)
  • Spontaneous and Consecutive Interpretation
  • Project Paper 2 (Interpretation)
  • Strategies in Interpretation
  • Computer Aided Tool in Translation : Theory and Strategy
  • Multimedia in Translation
  • Elective 1
FEES & SCHOLARSHIP
 
Local students : From RM27,000
 
International students : From RM40,200
 
Scholarships up to 100% tuition fee waiver available
 

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