MA Translation and Interpreting Studies / Course details

Year of entry: 2024

Course unit details:
MATIS Dissertation

Course unit fact file
Unit code ELAN60330
Credit rating 60
Unit level FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree
Teaching period(s) Full year
Available as a free choice unit? No


Research dissertations consist of: 

  • The articulation of a set of research questions; 
  • A discussion of methodology; 
  • A literature review of relevant areas of existing research; 
  • The presentation of the research results or data; 
  • An analysis of the findings 

Translation dissertations consist of: 

  • The student’s translation of a literary, commercial, scientific, technical or institutional text; 
  • A critical analysis, i.e. a theoretically informed and evidence-based reflection on the student’s own translation. 

Assessment methods

Assessment task:

Submission of dissertation - 100%

Teaching staff

Staff member Role
Maeve Olohan Unit coordinator
Anna Strowe Unit coordinator

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