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DC155
Applied Language and Translation Studies

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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4 Years
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This course explores the principles underlying language, culture, translation and intercultural communication.

Students develop competence in two foreign languages (French, German, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese).

Final year students complete a dissertation.


Philippa describes her life as an Applied Language and Translation Studies student at DCU School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS).

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies

Essential Module Requirements:
Distinctions in 5 modules including:


E20024 - European Studies
or 5N1444 - European Studies


And ONE from the following:

E20106 - French
or 5N1623 - French

E20107 - German
or 5N1624 - German

E20108 - Spanish
or 5N1630 - Spanish

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Year three is spent studying at one of the partner universities abroad which gives an opportunity to experience the culture and enhance oral language of another country.

Careers in Translation, Education, Research, EU, International Organisations.



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