TRNS5021 Translation Studies Dissertation 2

6 points
(see Timetable)
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Multi-mode
Semester 2UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit is part of a three part dissertation sequence which provides an opportunity for students to develop their ideas and analytical skills acquired in the coursework units of Translation Studies.

Students commence with EURO4101 Advanced Research Skills, in which they are encouraged to develop their own research projects based on theoretical and disciplinary knowledge acquired in the first year of the Master's studies. Students may apply the empirical methodologies and analytical skills imparted in those core units, or choose a particular type of translation (e.g. economic, legal, literary or scientific) as analysed in the Specialised Translation units, and explore diverse translation genres and issues from different perspectives and points of view.
Students are able to (1) continue to develop critical and independent thinking; (2) apply the practical analytical techniques and skills acquired in the taught units; (3) be innovative and exploratory in the identification of revealing textual and linguistic patterns in translations; and (4) develop critical analytical skills in the interpretation and contextualisation of recurrent or idiosyncratic patterns uncovered in translations.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: dissertation (continuing assessment). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Hélène Jaccomard
Unit rules
units to the value of 48 points in the Master of Translation Studies (12520)
TRNS5020 Translation Studies Dissertation 1
Contact hours
up to 24 hours
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