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  • Media HistoriesCULS20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will explore the intimate connections between screen and media technologies and changing understandings of culture in the 20th century. It focuses on how innovations in print and photographic technologies, telegraphy and telephony, the moving image, sound recording, radio, film exhibi...

  • Russian 4RUSS20005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The overall goal of this intermediate Russian subject is to enable students to move from the private to the public sphere of discourse so that they begin to engage with more sophisticated cultural and social topics in listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students will encounter visual and pr...

  • Media, Identity and Everyday LifeCULS10005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Media saturate almost every aspect of our experience, and provide a powerful lens through which we come to understand our selves, other people, and the world around us. This subject offers an introduction to cultural studies by focusing on the media and their impacts in everyday life. Case studie...

  • Russian 5RUSS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is designed to provide students with a thorough exposure to pre-20th-century historical and social issues in Russia. Drawing on the dual meaning of the Russian word istorija (i.e., history and story), the theme-oriented instructional units emphasise personal and public stories in Rus...

  • Hebrew 5HEBR20007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on advanced modern literary texts, including study of contemporary Hebrew writers in prose and poetry, modern conversational idiom and newspaper and academic articles. Students further extend their competencies in writing, reading, speaking and listening by engaging with auth...

  • Hebrew 3HEBR10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on consolidating and developing the skills of reading, writing, listening, aural comprehension and conversing in Hebrew, with emphasis on grammatical structures and expansion of vocabulary. It features advanced work on speaking and creative writing, through a reading of conte...

  • Russian 1RUSS10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The overall goal of this subject is to help students with no knowledge of Russian develop cultural and linguistic knowledge that allows them to feel comfortable thinking of themselves as users of Russian, in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It introduces students to cultural notions of t...

  • Russian Culture Through FilmRUSS30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers an introduction to Russian culture through film from the 1920s and the films of Eisenstein up to the present. The subject will cover representations of social change and the interpretation of cultural identities in Russian film through the main historical periods including: th...

  • Specialised TranslationTRAN90003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will be trained in specialised fields of English-Chinese translation in this subject. They will choose to work in two of the following specialisations: business & commerce, journalistic writing; public & government; political speeches; and literary writing. Through lectures and d...

  • Translation InternshipTRAN90010

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will enable students to undertake approximately 340 hours of professional work experience at an industry partner’s premise. Students should only be enrolled in the subject if they have secured professional work placement which has been approved by the subject coordinator. Upon comple...

  • Translation and CommunicationTRAN90021

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on issues of translation and on interpreting as an act of communication in a multicultural world. It examines the communicative nature of the translating task and the possibilities, challenges and constraints of a translator/interpreter as an intercultural mediator and facili...

  • Spanish-English Translation 1TRAN90014

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the basic principles and practice of written translation into English using a professional translation-memory tool. Students will learn to apply contrastive grammar and grounded discourse analysis in order to identify and resolve translation problems by using a...

  • English-Spanish Translation 2TRAN90017

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on basic contrastive grammar and discourse analysis to tackle a range of translation problems involving different translation purposes, media, and technologies (translation memories, post-editing, terminology, quality control). A key part of the learning process will be coordi...

  • Translation Theory and PracticeTRAN90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will be introduced to basic principles of translation, examining key linguistic and cultural aspects. Through practical translation exercises, students will develop awareness of linguistic and cultural contrasts between languages. Specific seminars deal with the main translation theories...

  • Translation Studies Thesis Part 1TRAN90012

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A text of 12,000 words comprising a research project or commented translation approved by the coordinator or supervisor. Students should contact their subject coordinator in the first week of semester regarding a topic and appointing a supervisor.

  • Translation Studies WorkshopTRAN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In this subject students will be introduced to the major theoretical and methodological approaches for analysing and evaluating translations. Through seminars, class discussions and readings, students will gain insight into the central issues in translation studies. The focus is on building the k...

  • Translation Industry ProjectTRAN90022

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject places students in a professional translation environment, whereby students work on team-based translation projects that require them to integrate their linguistic, technical and collaborative skills, and to experience the variety of roles in professional translation such as client, ...

  • Journalism Project Part 1JOUR90017

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will work intensively under advanced industry supervision on an agreed journalistic project, such as a documentary, series of articles, book or investigative assignment. Working with the resources of the Centre for Advanced Journalism and other academic staff, the student will complete a...

  • Journalism Project Part 3JOUR90019

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Refer to JOUR90017 Journalism Project Part 1 for details

  • Russian 3RUSS20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The overall goal of this subject is to help students with a basic knowledge of Russian develop more sophisticated cultural and linguistic knowledge that allows them to feel comfortable thinking of themselves as users of Russian in listening, reading, writing and speaking. It develops students' no...