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Post Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies(PGDTS)
(Originally of Center for Applied Linguistics and Translation Studies, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad)


This is a Postgraduate Diploma Course in Translation Studies. Fairly comprehensive, it covers almost everything that is to be said about translation as a phenomenon: Its history, its various facets and ramification, its relationship with culture, society,linguistics, epistemology, poetics,aesthetics, the machine and so on.

This has six modules. Only the first two have been put here. Four others will be put on the Net by and by.

 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies - Course 411 
 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies - Course 422 
 Post Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies - Course 412 


The Center for Translation Studies (CTS) at CIEFL, Hyderabad, offers the following two Diploma Programmes :

  1. Diploma in Translation

  2. Advanced Diploma in Professional Translation

The CTS is also going to offer Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies from the next academic year, i.e., August, 2002.

At the moment these programmes are restricted to only two language pairs-French - English and English - Telugu. However, one more pair of languages - German - English is likely to be added from the next academic year. The details regarding these three programmes are given below :

1. Diploma in Translation     :
Duration : One Semester (4 months) (Non-Intensive)
Hours of Instruction : 9 credits (270 hours)
Mode : Regular class-room Education
Course Fees : Rs.425/-
Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Graduate/Post-Graduate degree from recognized University ;
  2. In the case of students of Foreign Language(s) : An Advanced diploma (Level 1.6) from the Central institute of English and Foreign Language with at least Grade "C" or GPA 2.5 (or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute) in the specified language(s) ; and an excellent command of English

    OR

  3. In the case of students of Indian Languages : An excellent command of English and the specified Indian Language (s)
All candidates will be required to take a written Entrance Test.

Whom to contact for information : The Head,
Center for Translation Studies
CIEFL, Hyderabad - 500 007
Andhra Pradesh (India)
2. Advanced Diploma in Professional Translation :
Duration : Two Semesters (one year) (Non-intensive)
Hours of Instruction : 20 credits (600 hours)
Mode : Regular classroom education
Course Fees : Rs. 750/-
Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Graduate/Post-Graduate degree from recognized University ;
  2. In the case of students of Foreign Language (s) : An Advanced diploma (Level 1.6) from the Central Institute and Foreign Languages with at least Grade "C" or GPA 2.5 (or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute) in the specified Language(S); and an excellent command of English

    OR

  3. In the case of Students of Indian Languages : An excellent command of English and the specified Indian Languages (s)
All candidates will be required to take a written Entrance Test.

Whom to contact for information : The Head,
Center for Translation Studies
CIEFL, Hyderabad - 500 007
Andhra Pradesh (India)
3. Post-Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies :
Duration : Two Semesters (Intensive) (Aug - Nov, Jan - April)
Hours of Instruction : 40 credits (1200 hours)
Mode : Regular classroom education
Course Fees : Rs.2000/-
Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Graduate/Post-Graduate degree from recognized University ;
  2. In the case of Students of Foreign Language (s) : An Advanced diploma (Level 1.6) from the Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages with at least Grade "C" or GPA 2.5 (or its equivalent qualification from a recognized University/Institute) in the specified language(s); and an excellent command of English and the specified Indian language (s).

    OR

  3. In the case of students of Indian Languages :An excellent command of English and the specified Indian Language(s)
All candidates will be required to take a written Entrance Test.

Whom to contact for information : The Head,
Center for Translation Studies
CIEFL, Hyderabad - 500 007
Andhra Pradesh (India)
The University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram offers the following Post-Graduate degree in Translation.
1. The title of the course : Techniques of Translation
2. Duration : One Semester (five months)
3. The degree that it leads to    (Certificate, Diploma, Post-   Graduate Diploma,    Graduate, Post-Graduate,    M.Phil, PhD) : Post - Graduate (M.A.)
4. Hours Of Instruction : 6 hours per week
5. Mode : Classroom Instruction
6. Course fees : Rs.325/- per semester
7. Eligibility Criteria : Graduation with 50/- minimum for Main
8. Whom & how to contact for information : Professor and Head, Department of Linguistics, University of Kerala, Kaiavattom, Trivandrum-695581 by mail or Tel. 0471-418469
9. URL (if any) : ------

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