Official master's degree in Audiovisual Translation

A unique academic programme that will aid you in becoming a specialist in translation and audiovisual accessibility, offered by lecturers of renowned national and international prestige 

 

General information

  • Official UAB
  • Course begins on 14/09/2020
  • Beginning of the pre-enrolment period 08/02/2021
    See the calendar
  • Pre-registration period: Open
  • Places: 50 places
  • Price: €46.11 per credit (EU citizens and non-EU holding a Spanish residence permit). 2020/21 Academic year.
    €75 per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit). 2020/21 Academic year.

  • Language: Spanish (40%), English (30%) and Catalan (30%)
  • Mode: Online

  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Translation and Interpreting

Are you passionate about languages and the world of audiovisuals? Would you like to translate audiovisual products and video games? Would you like to make films and series accessible to everyone? 

The UAB's official master's degree in Audiovisual Translation was the first academic programme to offer audiovisual translation and accessibility in Spain, and one of the first in all of Europe.

We offer training of excellence both in consolidated areas of audiovisual translation (dubbing, subtitling, voice-overs) and accessibility (subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing and audio description), and in newer areas (translation of video games, respeaking), which offers you a diversity of professional career options.

In addition, the following aspects make this master's degree even more unique:

  • Possibility of attending lectures or studying online.
  • Option of translating into Catalan or into Spanish.
  • Training in a range of fields such as dubbing, subtitling and voice over.
  • Specialising in accessibility training: audio description for people with vision impairment, subtitling for the deaf and hard of hearing, and speech recognition for subtitling.
  • Pioneers in the training of multimedia translations and video game translation.
  • Lecturing staff formed by a combination of internationally renowned professionals and academics.
  • Possibility of conducting your dissertation in firms of the audiovisual and video game sectors.

Career options

The main career options are working as a freelance translator or an agency staff translator, and specialisation in the fields of audiovisual translation, such as dubbing, subtitling, voiceover, multimedia translation, videogame translation, audio description and subtitling for the deaf.

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Quality

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