Doctorate in Translation Studies (Ph.D.)
University of Cyprus
6 - 16 semesters
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The doctoral program in Translation Studies is designed for students who wish to undertake theoretical or applied research in areas of written language and cultural transfer (Translation) or oral language and cultural transfer (Interpreting), with particular emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives.
Students may explore a wide range of written and/or oral kinds of translation and interpretation such as literary translation, drama translation, specialized translation and/or interpreting, journalistic/political translation and/or interpreting, community translation and/or interpreting, conference interpreting, audio-visual translation, transcreation, or non-professional translation in other contexts. They may focus on any aspect of the above kinds of transfer, e.g., on linguistic, cognitive, social, cultural, or technological aspects, drawing from relevant and neighboring disciplines.
Duration of studies
6 semesters of study minimum / 16 semesters of study maximum. Total ECTS: 240
- Initial Period (1st and 2nd semester). During the initial period the research committee of the student is set up and the topic of his or her research is
- Comprehensive Examination (from 3rd to 5th semester). During this stage the student prepares for and takes the comprehensive examination, which is evaluated by the members of his or her research
- Thesis Proposal (from 6th to 7th semester). Having received a pass mark for his or her comprehensive examination, the student proceeds with the writing of his or her thesis proposal which she or he defends in the presence of the members of his or her research
- Writing-up Stage (8th semester up to 16th semester maximum). During the writing-up stage the student drafts the chapters of his or her doctoral dissertation and finalizes the manuscript taking into consideration his or her supervisor’s feedback as well as the comments of other members of his or her research
- D. Dissertation Defence. An examination committee is set up and the student is invited to give a public lecture and defend his or her dissertation in the course of an interview with the members of the examination committee.