The programme combines both translation and interpretation (simultaneous and consecutive) theory and practice. It introduces the students to the definition of translation interpretation and their different theories, as well as providing them with the various skills and methods of translating and interpreting different Arabic and English texts.

This program has been continually updated in response to local market needs. The program engages students in intensive practice work guided by the necessary theoretical principles.

  1. Describe and demonstrate understanding of translation and interpretation theory
  2. Apply and utilize translation and interpretation principles and skills
  3. Develop and use adequate translation strategies based on understanding of theories
  4. Translate and interpret texts demonstrating command of linguistic, cultural, and pragmatic meaning
  5. Use specialized language in various environments, e.g. mass media, technical/scientific, and legal.