Master in Translation

The Master in Translation at Saint Joseph University Dubai is a program offered for bilinguals in Arabic and English. The curriculum includes the fundamentals of translation from English into Arabic and Arabic into English.
The Master in Translation covers a vast array of thematic concepts and terminologies related to specific fields such as literature, journalism, media, copywriting, law, economy, international conferences and banks.

Translation has become vital for businesses and companies who wish to:

  • remain relevant in the vast digital landscape
  • create and maintain an online presence while communicating in different languages in the best possible way

The courses offered in the Master in Translation program will not only allow its students to reflect on the notion of translation but also acquire the necessary abilities to improve language and methodology skills, further strengthen their written skills in their native language, carry out bilingual projects in various contexts, strengthen their intercultural skills, become a professional translator and master the latest computer-assisted translation management tools. With the aim of preparing our graduates for academic and professional success, the Master in Translation students will be introduced to a firsthand experience in the professional world of translation (internship).

Graduates of the program work in areas such as governmental institutions, non-governmental and international organizations, law firms, banking, media or international relations.

Program Details

Campus Dubai campus
Minimum Degree Bachelor
Type Master
Credits 60
Fees 1750 AED/credit + VAT
Language Arabic & English

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Did you know?

EMT logo

For the period 2019-2024, the Master has been granted the prestigious European label EMT (European Masters in Translation), a label exclusively awarded to a selection of excellent training courses in Europe. The School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut, to which the School of Translation Dubai is affiliated to, is the only academic institution outside of Europe to be granted this label

SDL Trados Studio logo

Since 2015, the School of Translation Dubai is part of the SDL Academic Partner Program which allows it to issue professional SDL Trados Studio certifications. The SDL Trados Studio is a computer-assisted translation software suite