Professional English-Spanish Translation, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
  • 3100
    Tuition (Year)
    Tuition (Year)
  • English, Spanish
The master’s in Professional English-Spanish Translation seeks to train translation professionals capable of adapting to market needs, meeting clients expectations and successfully managing their own activity. For that purpose, students are offered a range of subjects aimed at developing professional skills in technical translation, legal translation and literary translation with special emphasis on translation technologies.
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  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


Graduate students in English and/or Spanish philology.Translators and Writers who work with both English and Spanish, as well as scholars, teachers and, in general, any university graduate who wants to specialize in this field.

Career opportunities

Publishing houses, freelance translation, translation agencies, language services

Programme Structure

Compulsory subjects:
  • Working as a Professional in Translation
  • Business Management
  • Translation Strategies and Problem Solving (English-Spanish)
  • Translation Strategies and Problem Solving (Spanish-English)
  • Tools for Specialized Translation
  • Tools for Subtitling
  • Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (English-Spanish)
  • Revision, Editing and Post-Editing Translated Texts (Spanish-English)
  • Work Placement
  • Final Master's Project

Optional subjects:

  • Scientific and Technical Translation
  • Legal and Financial Translation
  • English-Spanish Literary Translation
  • Spanish-English Literary Translation

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    60 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

Admission qualifications

Official university degree in English Studies, Hispanic philology, Translation and Interpreting, Linguistics and related fields.

Official university degree in economics or law, and Engineers, Graduates and technical engineers in any field.

Specific documentation

A part from the compulsory documentation to pre-enroll to the programme, students must do submit the following documents: documentación adicional:

  • Level C1 in English and in Spanish of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or native competence in both languages (such competition will be assessed by interview).

Selection criteria

Priority will be given to students with a degree in philology or translation and to translation professionals with proven experience.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 3100 International
  • EUR 2910 National

Tuition fees:

  • 60 ECTS x €45 = €2,760
  • Taxes = €150
  • Total = €2,910

Students with foreign qualifications: In your first enrolment fee, you will be charged the Academic tax for university graduates from foreign education systems, set by the Catalan government at €218.15. Therefore, the approximate cost of the first year of the master’s degree will be €3,128.

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