The Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) was introduced in 1989 as a benchmark of professional standards and has since continued to meet the needs for a high level professional translating qualification.
It is a postgraduate level equivalent qualification intended to test the ability of those who wish to progress into careers as freelance translators or work for corporations worldwide, to a professional standard.
The DipTrans offers a range of benefits
A widely recognised international qualification which provides a real measure of professional competence.
Facilitates entry to business and service industries as well as Masters degree level courses.
Entitles holders to apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.
- General and semi-specialised units with options in different disciplines, including Business and Law.
- Wide range of languages covered. The examination is available in more than 30 language combinations.
- Numerous examination centres available worldwide.
- Offered in over 35 countries.
- Up to five (5) years to complete
ACCREDITATION & FUNDING
Accredited by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.
Entered into the National Qualifications Framework at Level 7 (postgraduate level).
Holders of the Diploma in Translation will be granted exemption from Module 6 (Translation Project) of the MA in Translation Studies at Birmingham University.
The Diploma in Translation is also recognised by the Open University and credit is awarded in the form of 60 points at level 2 with BA designation.
Students who attain a mark of 65% or more in the Annotated Translation Project of the MA in Applied Translation Studies at London Metropolitan University will be moderated by IoLET with a view to granting exemption from Paper 2 or 3 (semi-specialised translation) of the Diploma in Translation. Students who attain a mark of 65% or more in the Translation Project & Commentary of the BA (Hons) in Applied Translation at London Metropolitan University will be moderated by IoLET with a view to granting exemption from Paper 1 (General Translation Paper) of the Diploma in Translation
The examination is held in January (Deadline for applications on 31st July).
and consists of three (3) units:
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