LANC406-24S1 (C) Semester One 2024

Translation and Interpreting Research Project

60 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 February 2024
End Date: Sunday, 23 June 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 3 March 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 12 May 2024


This is an extended project in which students will complete the translation of a substantial source text of their choice of at least 10000 words and will supplement the translation with a research essay of 10-12000 words in which they reflect critically on the translatability of the chosen text, on their translation strategy as well as on various theoretical issues pertinent to their translation choices. This work will be supervised by a staff member from the relevant language programme or an external assessor if required.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.


LANC401, and LANC403 or LANC404, and Subject to the approval of the Head of Department.

Contact Person

Wei Teng

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $4,092.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Language, Social and Political Sciences .

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