MA Multilingual Information Management
School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Our courses are about overcoming language barriers. An MA from Sheffield prepares you for a career in a multilingual workplace.
About the course
Course description 2017
You’ll develop language skills and cultural awareness, along with strong technical skills in web content management, electronic publishing and usability. Employers will be attracted by your abilities in project management and knowledge of new media marketing.
This course is taught by two departments – the School of Modern Languages and the Information School, Sheffield’s top-rated iSchool.
- Designing Usable Websites
- Information Retrieval: Search Engines and Digital Libraries
- Concepts and Approaches in Intercultural Communication
- Localisation for Linguists
Examples of optional modules
A range including:
- Information and Knowledge Management
- e-Business and e-Commerce
- Content Management Systems
- Digital Multimedia Libraries
- Researching Social Media
- Database Design
- Information System Modelling
- Information Systems in Organisations
- International Management
- Language in Context
- Theory and Practice of Subtitling
- Approaches to Translation Genres
- Translation Technologies
- International Project Management
- Professional Problem-Based Learning
- Enhanced Languages Project 1
- Enhanced Languages Project 2
- Tandem Learning for Intercultural Communication
- Critical Reading and Writing at MA Level
- a translation module offered as part of our MA in Translation Studies
Teaching and assessment
Teaching takes place through lectures, seminars, small-group work and workshops. You’ll be assessed by essays, presentations, practical translation technologies projects, translation assignments, a translation exam and a dissertation.
- 1 year full-time
- 2 years part-time
You’ll need a 2:1 or equivalent in any subject discipline. You must also have an advanced working knowledge of two languages (CEFR B1/B2), one of which should be English.
We expect you to be familiar with Microsoft Word and email, and willing to learn more advanced packages.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.