Bachelor of Applied Translation
The Bachelor in Applied Translation is a specialized program that establishes the knowledge and experience students need to become professional translators. The program integrates theoretical and practical knowledge in its courses, and offers field training in consecutive and simultaneous translation. In addition, the program is adapted to modern technologies in translation, as it includes courses that train students to use CAT tools and translation memories, as well as simultaneous interpretation, consecutive interpretation, and sight translation.
Where and what do Applied Translation graduates work?
Applied Translation is a discipline that enables graduates to work in different roles, such as:
. 1Graduates of this program can lead successful careers in journalism and media as translators at translation departments or public relations and transaction departments, or as and reporters for news agencies.
. 2Graduates of this program will possess the necessary skills to specialize in the various types of translation and to offer editing and proofreading services.
. 3As translators at embassies, consulates, public and private institutions and international organisations.
. 4Graduates can serve as successful English Language instructors at both the public and private sector schools, and at institutes and universities.
. 5Graduates of this program can play a role in promoting financial, economic and investment activities inside and outside of Jordan within the banking sector.
. 6Graduates of this program can choose to shed light on Jordan’s historical and cultural value and contribute to expanding its economic resources by advertising tourist and archaeological sites to the English-speaking world.
. 7Graduates of this program can work as public relations officers who are vital to establishing an institution’s image and reputation as perceived by the outside community.
. 8Translation for television channels: in subtitling or dubbing foreign films and videos.
. 9Conference centers: as an interpreter or a public relations officer.
In addition, the Bachelor of Applied Translation enables graduates to start their own enterprises in one of the various areas taught during their studies.
Why study Applied Translation at MEU?
.1 Middle East University is the only Jordanian University that offers a specialized Applied Translation program.
.2 The Faculty of Arts and Sciences obtained the Golden Standard of the Quality Assurance Certificate Issued by the Accreditation and Quality Assurance Commission for Higher Education Institutions.
.3 The program’s study plan is aligned with local and international labour market requirements, integrating a theoretical approach into a practical one.
.4 A distinguished academic faculty composed of graduates from esteemed international universities.
.5 Free extracurricular training courses provided by the Career Guidance and Alumni Office/King Abdullah II Fund for Development.
.6 The university boasts state-of-the-art technologies and classrooms, providing students with an advanced learning experience.