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LN5015: EDITING, PROOFREADING AND REVIEWING FOR TRANSLATORS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 18:12


Course Overview

This course equips students to edit, revise and review translated documents in a professional context. Topics will include study of and practice in stylistic, structural and content editing; quality assurance processes expected in professional-standard translating; a critical understanding of the role of the editor/reviser/proof-reader and reviewer in a professional context and of all stages of the editing and reviewing process.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Moray Watson

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • MSc Translation Studies (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

    The course equips students to edit, revise and review translated documents in a professional context. Topics will include study of and practice in stylistic, structural and content editing; quality assurance processes expected in professional-standard translating; a critical understanding of the role of the editor/reviser/proofreader and reviewer in a professional context and of all stages of the editing and reviewing process.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Translation Studies

Contact Teaching Time

22 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1sr Attempt;  100% Continuous Assessment: 4 practical exercises (approx. 1,000 words each) (80%); course journal (10%); seminar participation (10%)

Resit;  4 practical exercises (approx. 1,500 words each) (100%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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