PhD

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PhD  studies in Translation and Intercultural Studies
 

General Information

Following on from the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting's  Master's degree in Translation , Interpreting and  Intercultural Studies,  Master's degree in Research in Contemporary Asia, or any other official Master's degree, research in the field of East Asian Studies leads to a PhD  in Translation and Intercultural Studies. The PhD programme  in Translation, Interpreting  and Intercultural Studies has been fully adapted to the requirements of the  European Higher Education Area 

Information about  other official Master's degrees  available at the UAB   may be found on the UAB web-site. Official Master's degrees are those that are recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education and are a pre-requisite for entry to all doctoral programmes.

The Master's degrees linked to East Asian Studies  in the Department  of Translation and Interpreting  are:
Specialization in contemporary East Asia research, official master's degree translation, interpreting and intercultural studies
PhD. in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies

Certificate of Excellence

In 2006, the UAB was awarded  the Spanish Ministry of Education's prestigious Certificate of Excellence  for its doctoral programme  in Translation, Interpreting and  Intercultural Studies.  Since then, the program has been awarded the Certificate  of Excellence each  academic year. (MCD2006-00366).

The fact that the university has been awarded this Certificate means that it enjoys certain privileges, such as  the availability of funding  for students and teachers  to study abroad.
Further information

PhD studies in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies are designed to familiarise  first-time researchers  with the  research methodologies used  to obtain a PhD degree.

 

They are also designed to present different perspectives and approaches  to basic applied research in order to encourage  intellectual inquiry  - a necessary prerequisite for  quality doctoral research .

Objetives

The aim of the doctoral studies programme in Translation and Intercultural Studies  is to prepare students to be able to carry out  an original, innovative research  project which will culminate in a doctoral thesis .

The aim of the programme is thus t o train potential PhD candidates to  carry out high quality research.

Students will be shown how to::

  1. approach their research systematically, think critically, synthesize and evaluate  theoretical aspects of research in the fields of Translation and Interpreting, and Contemporary Asia.
  2. acquire  the competences and  methodology necessary to carry out research in the fields of Translation and Interpreting, and Contemporary Asia.
  3. plan, design, and carry out research in the fields of of Translation and Interpreting and Contemporary Asia.
  4. adapt the presentation of their research and the results obtained to the target audience.

Fields of research
Doctoral theses may be carried out in the following fields of research:

     •   Languages and Literatures of East Asia
Allison Beeby, Jordi Mas, Carles Prado, Sara Rovira
     •   International Relations and Politics in East Asia
Seán Golden, Joaquín Beltrán
     •   East Asian Thought
Seán Golden
     •   East Asian Societies
Seán Golden, Joaquín Beltrán, Minkang Zhou, Carles Prado
     •   Culture and Interculturality in East Asia
Seán Golden, Joaquín Beltrán, Minkang Zhou, Sara Rovira, Jordi Mas, Carles Prado
     •   Culture and Interculturality in East Asia
Seán Golden, Joaquín Beltrán, Minkang Zhou

Department responsible
Department of Translation and Interpreting

Doctoral Studies Coordinating Committee

Coordinator::

     •   Anna Matamala Ripoll
Tel: 93 581 2761
Doctorat.traduccio@uab.cat

Doctoral Studies Committee:

     •   PhD Studies Coordinator
     •   Master Programmes Coordinator
     •   POP Coordinator
     •   Department's Research Coordinator
   
   

 

 

 

 

   
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