Learning outcomes: Master of Arts Translation Studies

Degree-level expectations (OUCQA)

Learning outcomes

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

Development and assessment of outcomes

During the program, you will achieve these through:

Depth and breadth of knowledge

Describe a variety of approaches to the study of translation

 

Integrate and critique the literature related to your field of research

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis assignments; final papers

 

Thesis or major research paper

Research and scholarship

Review the literature associated with your topic

 

Apply established theories or methods to a body of literature or an area of investigation

 

Develop and support a sustained argument in written form

 

Explain the contribution of your research to Translation Studies

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis and practical assignments; final papers

 

Thesis or major research paper

Level of application of knowledge

Apply an existing body of knowledge in the analysis of a new question or the investigation of a new topic in the broad field of Translation Studies

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis and practical assignments; final papers

 

Thesis or major research paper

 

Opportunities to present at the regularly organized School “Brown Bag seminars” and to obtain funding for external conference participation from the university’s Graduate Students’ Association and other bodies

Professional capacity/autonomy

Exercise personal responsibility in organizing your work and fulfilling your obligations

 

Interact respectfully if at times critically in discussions in contexts of learning and teaching

 

Understand and respond to administrative and academic procedures

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis and practical assignments; final papers; in-class discussions

 

Thesis or major research paper

 

Completing academic and program requirements on schedule

Level of communications skills

Communicate ideas, issues and conclusions clearly

 

Engage in discussions about translational phenomena subject to multiple and disputed interpretations

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis and practical assignments; final papers; in-class discussions

 

Thesis or major research paper

 

Opportunities to present at the regularly organized School “Brown Bag seminars” and to obtain funding for external conference participation from the university’s Graduate Students’ Association and other bodies

Awareness of limits of knowledge

Recognize limits of your own work and discipline, the complexity of knowledge, and the potential contributions of other interpretations, methods and disciplines

Coursework: regular readings and critical synthesis and practical assignments; final papers; in-class discussions

 

Thesis or major research paper

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