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Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07

Course Overview

This course extends and refines students' practical translation skills from English into Spanish and Spanish into English. It will also enable students to think critically about linguistic and cultural issues associated with translation from English into Spanish and Spanish into English. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Maria Sanchez-Ortiz

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

  • Either Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Students will translate texts on a variety of topics using a variety of discourses. They will be able to discuss, analyse and apply different translation strategies.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Translation English-Spanish (350 words) x 2: 10% each

Translation Spanish-English (350 words) x 2: 10% each

Written Exam (2 hours): 60%



Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.


Written and oral feedback

Course Learning Outcomes


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