Translation Studies

Humanities field aimed at building translation and organizational skills, negotiation and meeting practices, and enhanced foreign language practice.

Academic degree: Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics

Code and name of the educational program:  6B02301 “Translation Studies”

Elective subjects:   

After school: Foreign Language, World History   
After college: Kazakh/Russian, Foreign Language

Form and duration of studying:       

Full-time (after school) – 4 years     
On the basis of TPE (after college) full-time, shortened – 3 years 
On the basis of HE (after university) full-time, shortened – 2 years

Description of the educational program:

Interpreting is a profession that involves translating texts, speeches, and other materials from one language to another. Interpreters can work in a variety of fields, including business, law, medicine, technology, and others.

Working in the field of translation requires excellent knowledge of several languages, as well as the ability to translate texts into different languages quickly and accurately. It is important to understand the cultural peculiarities and nuances of languages and to be able to convey them in translation.

Interpreters may work as freelancers or for companies that provide translation services. They may work remotely or on-site, such as in conference rooms or at court hearings.

It is important for translators to have good communication skills as well as the ability to work in a team. They must be prepared to work with different types of texts and know the specifics of translation for each field. It is also necessary to be able to switch quickly between languages and work with large amounts of information.

There are several types of translation, including written translation and interpretation. Translation can include translation of documents, contracts, scientific articles, and other texts, and interpretation can include translation at conferences, in court, or for television programs. Some translators do editing and proofreading of translations.

Career Opportunities:

Specialist translators can work in various organizations and industries that require translation of documents, texts, speeches, etc. Here are some of the possible jobs for translators: companies that provide translation services for clients who need to translate documents, texts, websites, promotional materials; International corporations and companies – many companies deal with foreign partners, so they need translators who can translate documents, contracts, emails; in government organizations, translating documents, laws, speeches, bulletins; in the multimedia industry, translating scripts, dialogues, subtitles, audio books; in tourism.

 6B02301 Translation Studies