Master's Degree in Specialized Translation

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Master's Degree in Specialized Translation
121 Via Augusta, Barcelona, CT, Spain


The Master's Degree in Specialised Translation is an interuniversity programme coordinated by the University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia (UVic-UCC), with the participation of San Jorge University (Zaragoza). It is an updated version of the UVic-UCC Master's Degree in Specialised Translation offered from 2007 to 2013, and aims to prepare professionals and academic researchers for the most active areas in the translation field.

The Master's Degree in Specialised Translation is designed to meet the growing need for skilled language mediators. In response to the current demands by both society and professional networks, the programme prepares competent mediators working in ICT environments that are multicultural, multilingual, multimodal and multitasking.

Duration: 2 years


  • An standard degree from a Spanish university (of any level and duration.)
  • A foreign degree from an European Higher Education Area (EHEA) country, which enables the student to study a master's degree in the issuing country.
  • A foreign degree from a non-EHEA country, which is of an equivalent level to a standard degree in that country and which enables the student to study at postgraduate level there. The degree does not need to be formally recognised in Spain. Consult the information concerning document legalisation procedures at the Ministry of Education.
  • Graduates in Translation and Interpreting who want to improve their translation skills in specific areas, or who wish to pursue a translation research track.
  • Graduates in Language and Literature Studies, Applied Languages, Modern Languages, and related disciplines who want to strengthen their language skills with specific training in translation with a view to professional practice or research.
  • Graduates in science, technology, law, economics and sociology that wish to train as translators, specialising in an area of translation directly related to their personal field of expertise. In this case, students must meet language level requirements to be admitted to the programme.

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